Daily Archives: November 3, 2020

Netflixable? The trauma of emigration comes home to roost in “His House”

“His House” is a high-minded horror film, a ghost story/witch movie with a message. If it’s not as edge-of-your-seat frightening and involving as “Get Out,” its elevated intentions still put it in the same conversation. It’s as current as a … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Down and dirty and…funny? For the holidays — “Cup of Cheer”

This one jumps the gun on the season by debuting Friday. And yes, this is a “red band” trailer.

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Netflixable? Screen Legend Loren shows an immigrant boy “The Life Ahead”

Sophia Loren, grand dame of the Italian and international cinema, has a fine star vehicle built around her in “The Life Ahead,” a sentimental drama tailor-made for her by her son, director and co-writer Edoardo Ponti. The earthiness that was … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Nicolas Cage in a murderous carnival funhouse? “Willy’s Wonderland”

Coming next year. No doubt after a full length trailer has been whipped up in addition to this taunting teaser.

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Movie Review: Tamil romance takes a Transgender Turn in Toronto — “Roobha”

“Roobha” is a Canadian drama that gives a transgender romance and its fallout a South Asian touch, set as it is among Toronto’s Tamil community. It poetically folds Hindu myth into a story of self-discovery, “coming out” and finding oneself … Continue reading

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The voice narrating this “Fauci” vs Fascist ad?

Jeffrey Wright, Sam Elliott, Brad Pitt and now this guy. A damned all star team of voice overs. Taking a bullwhip to Trump and his Vanilla ISIS/Y’all Qaeda backers.

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