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Daily Archives: April 2, 2021
Rare is the comedy that seems to make time stand still. But for 77 cringeworthy and hilarious minutes, that’s what writer-director Emma Seligman pulls off with “Shiva Baby.” It’s about a college coed’s afternoon of living Hell — the post-funeral … Continue reading
Coarse and corny, preachy and profane, “Concrete Cowboy” makes for an unusual twist on the “troubled teen needs tough love” tale. It’s predictable but warm and comforting, R-rated and rough around the edges. “Cowboy” covers very familiar ground — punk … Continue reading
There’s no ennui like French ennui, a message given another big screen treatment in “The Salt of Tears,” a tale of a young cabinet-maker apprentice who cannot find love to fill the void in his empty soul. The latest from … Continue reading
Knoxville adds a little Southern cred to this law and criminals thriller, opening May 14. Huston brings on Clarke as an FBI informant in a case that led to a historic first. Philip Noyce directed, but it opened in some … Continue reading