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Daily Archives: May 21, 2021
Their eyes lock in across the darkened room. They share a smile, and as their finely-waxed mustaches meet, they kiss. “The Dance of the 41 (El Baile de los 41)” is Mexico’s “Age of the Not-So-Innocent,” a beautifully baroque period … Continue reading
“Ferry” is a straight-up old-fashioned “mobster grows morals” thriller from The Netherlands, a movie that doesn’t surprise but does what it does with efficiency and a hint of style. And I don’t think it gives too much away saying that … Continue reading
Paul Sorvino, Lorraine Bracco, Ashley Benson, Aldis Hodge, Penn Badgley, Shiloh Fernandez, Luis Guzman, William Fitchner, Val Killer and Ewan McGregor are the stars of this June 18 release.
The thing about “feel good” movies is that, to work, they’ve got to flirt with making you feel awful. Edge of tears, disappointment, life’s pitfalls turning into potholes, the works. And that’s never truer than in feel good movies about … Continue reading