Daily Archives: November 11, 2020

Documentary Review: “Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on ‘The Exorcist'”

If there’s one thing any film fan should take away from “Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on ‘The Exorcist,’” it’s exactly the same thing you should take away from “Friedkin Uncut,” the earlier doc about the quintessential hotshot Hollywood director … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Scarred for life, no thanks to her “Dirty God”

A young working class woman with a baby and few job prospects comes to terms with disfiguring injuries in “Dirty God,” a compelling drama about self-image, dashed dreams and the growing up that might be on the other side of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Run” to Hulu for this thriller

Back in vaudeville and the silent cinema, they called them “gags.” It’s the problem solving process, usually in comedies, that gets a character into or out of trouble or the next situation. Such as “How do you get a character, … Continue reading

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Movie preview: Kristen Stewart in a holiday comedy? “Happiest Season”

Not buying it? Well, it is LGBQ and Aubrey Plaza is also in it. And it’s on Hulu.

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Movie preview: An Irish tale with Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan and…Christopher Walken? “Wild Mountain Thyme”

A John Patrick Shanley script, with Jon Hamm as well. Faith and begorrah!

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