Daily Archives: January 10, 2021

Netflixable? “100% Halal,” a soapy, almost edgy dramedy from Islamic Indonesia

Soap operatic and silly, patriarchal and patriarchy-bashing, the Indonesian dramedy “100% Halal” plays like a commentary on living a rigidly “Islamic Law” life in 2021. Jastis Arimba begins by sending up traditional marriage and ends with an overwrought confession of … Continue reading

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Documentary Review — “Rock Camp: The Movie” lets would-be rockers pay for playing out their fantasy

You’ve been hearing about it for decades, the amateur musicians’ version of various sports “fantasy camps,” but for rock and roll fans. Pay $5000 (at first, now $5499, plus extras), jam and learn from your aged classic rock or metal … Continue reading

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