Daily Archives: May 3, 2021

Movie Review: Danish, Dark, Bloody and…Sweet? “Riders of Justice”

Imagine the nerds from “The Big Bang Theory” stumbling into the plot of “Taken,” or pretty much any Liam Neeson out-for-revenge thriller. Now imagine them Danish. That’s “Riders of Justice,” the dark, bloody, sweet and sometimes hilarious comic thriller from … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Oscar Winner and Scandal-magnet Sean turned Great Philanthropist — “Citizen Penn”

“Citizen Penn” is a documentary about Sean Penn‘s path from Oscar-winner, tabloid target and sometimes hectoring political activist to a humanitarian aid worker of the first order, a Hollywood star who has turned his celebrity into a magnet for drawing … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Cerebrum” is sci-fi of the brain-damaged variety

It’s established fact that “time travel” is the best plot to lean on if you want to make sci-fi on an indie film budget. “Cerebrum” is a twisty, confusing time bending tale of a son (Christian James) who walks into … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Enfant Terrible” remembers the Monster that was Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Could a Rainer Werner Fassbinder become a star filmmaker today? That’s a question that comes to mind in the scruffy, seamy but accurate portrait of him that emerges from “Enfant Terrible,” director Oscar Roehler’s film biography of the wunderkind of … Continue reading

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