Daily Archives: November 23, 2020

Movie Review: A Homeless fantasy, “Princess of the Row”

If you can look on homeless person and not instinctively turn away, you know the last thing this human condition needs is sugar-coating sentimentality. Everybody in that situation has a story and none of them are pretty. So a homeless … Continue reading

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Movie Review: At long last, “The Croods: A New Age”

Nicolas Cage is — hands down — the best, most-committed and most-fun voice actor in animated films today. Fight me. His hilarious, empathetic and occasionally gonzo turn made the cave-family comedy “The Croods” a surprise delight back in 2013. Credit … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Take me away from the “Paradise City”

A terror threat to New York has been identified, but all the police want to do is frame a local mosque run by an ex-con. A rich family has arranged a change at the top. But murdering the patriarch doesn’t … Continue reading

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Documentary Preview: Sing me Song” from Bhutan

Nobody’s traveling much these days. But the movies can add to your bucket list of destinations once the pandemic has been beaten back. “Sing Me a Song” hits various movie-watching platforms Jan. 1

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Movie Review: Another “Black Beauty,” this time with Winslet voicing the horse, for Disney+

Disney’s new version of “Black Beauty” makes the famed fictional horse a wild Western mustang and moves her from 19th century England to modern day America. But writer-director Ashley Avis doesn’t shy away from the dark undertones of Anna Sewell’s … Continue reading

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