Daily Archives: September 30, 2020

Movie Review: A German POW, a romance and football — “The Keeper”

“The Keeper” is a stately, sturdy to the edge of stolid film biography of Bert Trautmann, legendary and beloved goalie for Manchester City soccer from the late ’40s into the 1960s. It’s what he did before that career that makes … Continue reading

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Barry Levinson to direct Jake Gyllenhaal and Oscar Isaac in a Making of “The Godfather” movie

It’s Coppola and Robert Evans and Paramount and Puzo and the battle to make a masterpiece. This could be fun. https://deadline.com/2020/09/the-godfather-making-of-movie-oscar-isaac-francis-coppola-jake-gyllenhaal-robert-evans-barry-levinson-francis-and-the-godfather-1234588678/

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Netflixable? A dying Spanish village, four African dancers on the lam — “A Remarkable Tale (Lo nunca visto)”

Loud, manic, cute and colorful, nobody’ll confuse the Spanish comedy “A Remarkable Tale (Lo nunca visto)” for high art. But the acting’s fun. And this goofy riff on long-held prejudices, cultural decay and immigration fills the bill if you’re looking … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Coming of Age “Once Upon a River”

We see the threat long before she does. But Margo “Maggie” Crane (Kenadi DelaCerna) is 15, growing up without a mother in the pre-Internet 1970s of Northern Michigan. Her Native American Dad (Tatanka Means) taught her how to work the … Continue reading

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