Daily Archives: September 15, 2020

Movie Review: Great cast, grim subject, “Blackbird”

A family gathers at the parents beach house for a not-quite-holiday get-together in “Blackbird,” a downbeat but arresting and intimate melodrama based on the Danish film, “Silent Heart.” Daughters Jennifer (Kate Winslet) and Anna (Mia Wasikowska) and their families are … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Coming home leaves a DC filmmaker with “Residue” to deal with

I tend to look askance at movie-making nepotism, but Merawi Gerima’s debut feature, “Residue,” has me rethinking that. “Residue” is an immersive, impressionistic sketch of a Black DC expat coming home to a place he swore he’d put in his … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Olivia Cooke goes Irish in a caper comedy,” “Pixie” — with Alec Baldwin

This looks fun, in an early Guy Ritchie but in Ireland sorta way.

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Movie Preview: Oscar bait for Anthony Hopkins? “THE FATHER”

That the buzz, raging against the dying of the light Dec. 18.

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