Daily Archives: March 20, 2021

Movie Review: “Rose Plays Julie”

Sound or the lack of it is an under-appreciated element of cinema, so much so that films that pay extra attention to it stand out. The Oscar-nominated “Sound of Metal” is wholly conceived around loud noise and learning to live … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Another tortured agent has lost his memory — “Trigger Point”

Yeah, there’s a whiff of Jason Bourne in “Trigger Point.” Barry Pepper and Colm Feore are the stars in this spy-out-for-revenge thriller, opening April 23.

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Movie Review — “Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal”

I had the wickedest thought while watching “Operation Varsity Blues,” Netflix’s docudrama about “The College Admissions Scandal.” This is Hollywood’s revenge for the way that story was played in the American media. Who were the faces of it? Two Hollywood … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Courier” plays his part in Preventing WWIII

“The Courier” is an engrossing espionage thriller set, as so many of them are, at that one point when the Cold War seemed most likely to turn nuclear hot. Well-acted and early ’60s period perfect, about the worst you can … Continue reading

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