Daily Archives: November 18, 2020

Movie Review: Horror in a “South Park” vein — “Attack of the Demons”

Filmmaker Eric Power turns the digital version of that cut-out construction paper style of animation that “South Park” made famous loose on a town-attacked-by-demons thriller, “Attack of the Demons.” It’s more interesting as DIY animation than as a movie, with … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Sawa and Camille Sullivan, Nick Stahl and Summer Howell face a wolf in the woods, “Hunter Hunter”

No, it’s NOT based on the anime series from about a decade ago. Dec. 18, IFC Midnight unleashes the hounds. Or wolf.

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Movie Review: Strangers, thrown together — “Getting to Know You”

“Getting to Know You” is “Up in the Air” without the air — or airline travel. Or “backpack” speeches. This light, wistful Canadian romantic comedy clings to its longing and amuses in its awkwardness. Well-cast, well-acted, a touch melancholy and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nicholson, Polanski, Evans and Towne make “Chinatown” in “The Big Goodbye”

Robert Towne couldn’t structure a script worth a damn, and he kept the fact that he used a collaborator and co-writer a secret from Hollywood. So his “greatest screenplay ever” or “best script of the ’70s” reputation, based on a … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: A fantasy thriller? “Girl With No Mouth”

This Canadian indie ooks odd, and promising. Dec. 8 it streams, VODs and DVDs.

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