Daily Archives: May 11, 2021

Documentary Review — Another Love Poem to a Recording studio — “Rockfield: The Studio on a Farm”

A Welsh cattle and pig farm evolved over the decades to become the world’s first “residential recording studio” in the late 1960s. Musicians could go there, isolate, create and live under the same roof — almost dormitory style — as … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Trapped, with escape the only “Antidote”

When is a surprise twist no surprise at all? When the movie starts to make no sense without that inevitability, that’s when. “Antidote” opens with an unexplained hanging and leaps straight into a woman (Ashlynne Yennie) rising from her bed … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Abigail Breslin’s jailed in France, Matt Damon is her Oklahoma Dad trying to get her out — “Stillwater”

July 30, this one hits theaters.

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Classic Film Review: Brando, Woodward, Magnani and Stapleton and Tennessee Williams — “The Fugitive Kind”

A problematic play became a troubled film shoot and then a box office bomb when Tennessee Williams, Sidney Lumet, Brando and United Artists took a shot at “Orpheus Descending,” the play that became “The Fugitive Kind” back in 1960. It’s … Continue reading

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