Daily Archives: October 28, 2020

Movie Review: How the drug mobs roll in the Dominican Republic — “Narco Soldiers”

Our narrator tells the sad story of the Dominican Republic, “battleground island” of the Caribbean, a place where starting with “the Italian, Columbus” “outsiders” have always come in and exploited and bossed around the people. Spanish conquistadors to British and … Continue reading

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Bingeworthy? Frost, Pegg & Co. seek ghosts and laughs as “Truth Seekers”

Those old mates, collaborators and comic foils Nick Frost and Simon Pegg go once more to the well that produced “Spaced,” “Shaun of the Dead,” and so forth for “Truth Seekers,” a comic thriller series about ghost hunting in the … Continue reading

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Documentary Preview: Behind the man, the music — “Zappa”

Alex Winter, the first half of “Bill & Ted,” has become an accomplished documentary filmmaker, and I’ve been looking forward this one since he first started talking it up last year. It comes our way in November.

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Movie Review: Latvian teen looks for Mom, and a way out of the “Mellow Mud”

Raja is a teen, with a jerk for a little brother and a grandmother who barely looks after them. Her father is long gone, and her mother fled some while back. But Raja (Elina Vaska) has some sense of her … Continue reading

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