Daily Archives: September 26, 2020

Saturday Pandemic Matinee

In a half-dead mall, with a long-on-life-support Regal Cineplex let’s catch “Late Shift” in the town where star Richard Jenkins’ sister lives, scenic Oviedo, Florida. I’ve profiled RJ a few times, never fails to mention his sis, though her name … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Finding meaning, shedding the self, “Chasing the Present”

There are fatal flaws with any movie about a journey of “self-discovery,” be it “Eat Pray Love” or “Razor’s Edge” or documentaries on “losing the ego” in a traveling spiritual quest (“The Last Shaman,” “The Look of Silence”). It’s the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Low-lifes scheme to collect “Two Hundred Thousand Dirty”

“Two Hundred Thousand Dirty” is one of those low-rent Tarantino knock-offs that we used to see in film festivals all over North America. A ready acknowledgement that the filmmaker’s seen “Reservoir Dogs,” an incompetent nod to “Pulp Fiction,” with maybe … Continue reading

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