Daily Archives: January 2, 2021

Movie Review: Deaf and in denial, “Sound of Metal”

Darius Marder’s “Sound of Metal” takes us on an immersive Elisabeth Kübler-Ross journey into deafness. It’s poignant and harrowing on the most personal level version of what one might go through when one of your most vital senses, hearing, all … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Old Fashioned “Sylvie’s Love” parks a ’50s romance in “Mad Men/Mrs. Maisel” era Harlem

A strong producer’s hand has saved many a filmmaker from one’s worst impulses, and that’s what seems to be missing from the promising, well-cast and handsomely mounted romance “Sylvie’s Love.” This star vehicle for Tessa Thompson has a solid supporting … Continue reading

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Eddie Izzard’s marathoning so we don’t have to — for charity

If you know Eddie I., you know he’s all about three things — being hilariously biting, cross-dressing and marathoning for charity. He’s practically mental about the last. He’s jogging through a string of marathons this very moment. Go to the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Sudetenland Czechs endure occupation, plot revenge in “Habermann”

The problem with mob justice is that reason and rule of law and due process are tossed aside in the heat of the moment. Mobs are the trapped in the gullibility of groupthink, easily led and just as easily misled. … Continue reading

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Movie preview: Michelle Pfeiffer, Lucas Hedges and Imogen Poots contemplate a “French Exit”

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Movie preview: Tilda teams with Almodovar for “The Human Voice”

Oh my. No words. Here anyway.

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