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Daily Archives: March 19, 2021
Netflixable? In Brazil, to find the bad guy, the cops know you have to “Get the Goat (Cabras de Peste)” first
OK, I laughed maybe half a dozen times at this Brazilian farce (in Portuguese, with English subtitles). And a couple of those were belly laughs. One involves a martial arts brawl that comes out of nowhere, with the tide turned … Continue reading
Terrorists stage a vengeance attack on a Veterans Administration hospital on the day badass SP Flanery is there. Bad move. Flanery’s getting himself in contention for King of the Action Bs (if Frank Grillo ever ages out of the crown). … Continue reading
Having a hard time making heads or tails out of this trailer. Car accident, wakes up “superhero,” and/or “a missing persons case. Emma Kennedy stars, Bruce Davison ,Joanna Cassidy and Corin Nemec are the more established names in the cast. … Continue reading
Yes, that headline’s accurate, and sure, it’s a tease. But that plot description of “Lamb” means something far more sinister now than it did in 1985, when this British production was released. It’s a disturbing and odd drama about a … Continue reading
It isn’t often that a documentary lumped under the general “nature film” label fundamentally changes our view of an animal, its environment and the natural world. I doubt many of those who labor in this science museum/ BBC/ “Nature” and … Continue reading
“Journey’s End” is the sort of movie we had every reason to expect Sam Mendes’ “1917” to be. A remake of a 1930 James Whale film, when The Great War was fresh trauma for those who lived through it, itself … Continue reading