Daily Archives: October 19, 2020

Movie Review: “Medium Cool” paranoia for the Internet Age — “American Thief”

It’s cinematic ancient history now, but “Medium Cool” was a docudrama that caused quite a stir in its day. Haskell Wexler, a cameraman, took us inside the protests, riots and media circus that was the 1968 Democratic National Convention to … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Teen romance, Indonesian style — “Love Like the Falling Rain”

Sometimes in movie romances, Ilsa leaves Rick, Andie chooses rich Blane over true-blue Ducky and some poor woman ends up with Adam Sandler. And if it can happen in Hollywood, why not in Indonesia? “Love Like the Falling Rain” is … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Mackie dazzles in the time-traveling “Synchronic”

“Synchronic” is a time-travel thriller with high stakes and genuine pathos. And all of that is conveyed in a gripping performance by Anthony Mackie, who takes this too-rare leading man role to its emotional limits. The set-up is screwy and … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: A body switch horror comedy “FREAKY”

“Freaky Friday” meets a serial killer. Sounds like a job for Vince Vaughn.

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Movie Preview: A mountain hike, a monster is coming, sound “THE RETREAT”

New York set, Canadian made, “Wendigo” is coming for them.

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