Daily Archives: November 13, 2020

Documentary Review: Puerto Rico, years after a hurricane’s “Landfall”

There’s no footage of Hurricane Maria’ pounding Puerto Rico back in 2017, back when the storm made landfall and wrecked the island. We don’t see the gas lines, people lining up for water, the months of governmental indifference in San … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “All Joking Aside”

Young woman wants to make it as a stand-up comic, stalks her geezer heckler, “a comedy urban legend” until he agrees to coach her. We all know where “All Joking Aside” is going, basically by the time the opening credits … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Portugal remembers its “Hero on the Front (Soldado Milhões)” of WWI

He was a modest, pious farm boy sent into the slaughterhouse of trench warfare in World War I. When his moment came, he covered a withdrawal of Allied forces by single-handedly staying behind and mowing down the Germans with a … Continue reading

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