Daily Archives: December 2, 2020

Netflixable? Polish teen is “Fierce (Jak Zostac Gwiazd)” singing in front of the star who doesn’t know he’s her Dad

The generic nature of international pop songs, pop stars and “American Idol” TV shows is the been-there/voted-him-out subtext of “Fierce,” a Polish dramedy about a teen who competes in a singing competition to get back at the father who ran … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Austrian ex-pat grows up stateless in Britain — “Where I Belong”

British theater cinema of the 1950s was famed for its “kitchen sink” realism, working class movies that showed how people really lived . “Look Back in Anger” and “Saturday Night and Sunday Morning” and the like set their stories against … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Ryan Phillipe takes “The 2nd” amendment seriously

Get a load of that image above. That’s Ryan Phillippe as a Delta Force commando, shooting, punching and brawling his way to the rescue of his son, and that Supreme Court Justice’s daughter the kid crushes on — kidnapped as … Continue reading

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