Daily Archives: January 8, 2021

Movie Review: Abused Irish mom takes on her housing issues “Herself”

Boy, did we need this one. “Herself” is an uplifting real world drama in classic weeper/wish-fulfillment fantasy clothes, a story of pluck and heart, violence and sadness. And if you ever needed a good cry… The latest film from the … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Is “Stuck Apart” a comic Turkish delight?

The sorts of screen comedies that “travel” well — that play well pretty much anywhere — are slapstick and slap-happy, quick with a gag and quick witted. The Spanish farces of Pedro Almodovar are hilarious around the world, for instance. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Road to Mandalay” ends in Bangkok for these Burmese immigrants

They meet in a minor act of gallantry. Both are to pile into a pickup truck that will smuggle them deep into Thailand. One will ride in front, others have to hide, lying flat, in the false bed in the … Continue reading

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