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Daily Archives: December 24, 2020
“Your Name Engraved Herein” is a coming out romance set in late 1980s Taiwan, where two boarding school classmates take tentative steps to explain their sexuality in a country that was just emerging from decades of martial law, and where … Continue reading
So it’s Farmer Paul this time around, a guise he adopted way back after the Fab breakup? Stripped down, spare and basic and not quite folksy, and going the animated route for his “official” music for this times. Lovely, water-colorish … Continue reading
Kind of takes away what made them special, to be honest. Story looks seriously “meh” too, but we will see.
The only fair way to approach “After We Collided,” the sexed-up sequel to the romance novel adaptation “After,” is on its own terms with its intended audience in mind. If you’ve any attention to Netflix’s selection of self-produced or acquired … Continue reading
The archetypal camp and iconic macho of Sergio Leone’s 1960s and ’70s classics dominate any discussion of “Spaghetti Westerns.” But leaving out rival Sergio Corbucci’s is not something Quentin Tarantino, for one, takes sitting down. Corbucci’s “Django” and the downbeat … Continue reading
A serious story, seriously Oscar-studded cast and a serious director (John Lee Hancock of “Blindside”). This Warner Brothers release probably would play as well on your great home HDTV at home, which is where you will most likely see it.