Daily Archives: August 25, 2020

Preview: Millie Bobby Brown is a teen Sherlock, “Enola Holmes”

Netflix has her number.

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Netflixable? Beware the ad for the LA “1BR”

Here’s the buy-in moment for “1BR,” a “forced-to-join-a-cult” thriller given a healthy dose of horror movie torture porn. New tenant Sarah has awoken after a few sleepless nights of banging noises have kept her awake in her (supposedly) one bedroom … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A Pandemic is the perfect time to re-release “The Hole (Dong)”

Deadpan, surreal and pandemically prophetic, Tsai Ming-liang’s “The Hole (Dong)” didn’t make much of a splash, globally, when it premiered in 1999. A droll fantasy-musical about loneliness, plumbing and a virus spread by cockroaches who makes people act like cockroaches, … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: The life and last days of Robin Williams, “Robin’s Wish”

On August 11, 2014, the world got a bit sadder and a lot less funny. That’s the day we learned Robin Williams, the great, mercurial talent of his generation, had died. His death by suicide added to the shock, until … Continue reading

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Documentary Preview: “Black Boys” on NBC Peacock

This portrait of the black male experience comes to the Peacock streamer in early Sept. https://www.blackboysfilm.com/trailer

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