Daily Archives: January 4, 2021

Movie Review: There’s little redeeming about “Redemption Day”

“Redemption Day” is a hostage thriller with a fixed deadline, a threatened beheading and the celebrated soldier married to the hostage hellbent on fighting his way to get to her. “My cause is worthy of my death.“ It has a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Moping our way through “Elsewhere”

The melancholy romance “Elsewhere” is like that endless home improvement project that starts with so much promise, but that your contractor never quite gets up the gumption to finish. That would be the perfect analogy, except “Elsewhere” doesn’t irritate you … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Turning tween suicide bombers into cricket kids — “Torbaaz”

Imagine a movie mash-up blending “The Bad News Bears” with “Hurt Locker.” That’s “Torbaaz,” and Indo-Afghan sports drama/thriller about an Afghan cricket team formed in a refugee camp. And no, that unholy marriage of genres and subject matters doesn’t come … Continue reading

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