Daily Archives: February 5, 2021

Christopher Plummer, “a monument of what an actor could be.” 1929-2021

Maybe it’s a sign of how stressful and infuriating the last few years have been. But a lot of 90something legends of the screen, the last of their generation, are passing away in a torrent in the last of January … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Rage” rage at this pokey thriller from Down Under

Not to be a broken record, but what are they NOT teaching in film school about editing and pace these days? Is everybody taking their filmmaking cues from limited series (streaming) television? Because up here and Down Under, I’m seeing … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Salma lures Owen into The Matrix in misguided “Bliss”

About fifteen minutes into “Bliss,” after we’ve been introduced to a lonely, newly-divorced and newly-drug-addicted office drone (Owen Wilson) falling under the spell of this bewitching off-the-grid woman (Salma Hayek), stay on your guard for the same resignation that swept … Continue reading

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