Daily Archives: January 19, 2021

Movie Review: “Brothers by Blood,” recut to death

I’d warn you about a “spoiler alert,” but this much is obvious maybe ten minutes into “Brothers by Blood.” It’s been recut, chopped. It even had a different title at one point, the much more poetic “The Sound of Philadelphia,” … Continue reading

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Movie Review: More trouble on the border, this time in “No Man’s Land” Texas

“No Man’s Land” is a well-intentioned take on the “troubles along the border” story, so at least it has that over Liam Neeson’s latest. Nobody’s accused “The Marksman” of having the best intentions. But “No Man’s Land,” from the duo … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Muslim and gay and “Breaking Fast” in LA

“Breaking Fast” is an Islamic “Wedding Banquet,” a West Hollywood rom-com so cute it flirts with “cutesy,” almost cloying when it isn’t being cute, but damned adorable in the bargain. The fact that it arrives 28 years after Ang Lee’s … Continue reading

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