Daily Archives: November 21, 2020

Movie Review: Suffering from Amnesia, trying to rebuild the last “32 Weeks”

We pretty much don’t have soap operas to kick around any more. But that favorite trope of drama’s most melodramatic art form remains. Amnesia still pops up in movies, long after most soaps, and movies like “Memento” and “50 First … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Argentine and in need of an abortion — “Noemi Gold”

Noemí is out of sorts when we meet her. She confides in her mouthy, free-spirit friend Rosa, worried about what’s going on “with my body” after “the pills (in Spanish, with English subtitles).” There it is. She’s pregnant, unsure of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A grandpa says “Atsa my grandson” when he joins “Team Marco”

Cut through the cute that crosses into “cutesie,” tolerate the stereotypes and ignore the sentiment that claws at cloying, and “Team Marco” plays like a pleasant time killer of a comedy suitable for the whole family. It’s a “things my … Continue reading

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Documentary Preview: The Life of Lady Day — “Billie”

Never seen a Billie Holiday doc, this looks terrific. A Dec. 4 release.

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