Daily Archives: June 4, 2021

Netflixable? “Dancing Queens” is a Swedish drag

There’s a touching moment near the end of “Dancing Queens,” the new Swedish dramedy about a young female dancer who sneaks into a drag troupe. Dylan (Molly Nutley) gets to dance a well-choreographed and photographed duet in a modern dance … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Hugh Jackman, Thandie Newton and Rebecca Ferguson star in “Reminiscence”

A memory researcher hunts his mind for the one that got away, a great lost love, in this Aug. 20 release.

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Documentary Review: Louisville stages a funeral for a “Citizen of the World” in “City of Ali”

There’s a weight that hangs over “City of Ali,” a documentary that remembers the formative years that he spent there and the glorious funeral that Louisville threw its native son, Muhammad Ali, when he died in 2016. It’s a film … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Bastardized Bard? “Hamlet/Horatio”

Shakespeare has suffered much in the centuries since his death. The plays that made him immortal have been rendered into musicals and science fiction and Westerns, Samurai epics and gangster tales. And yet he’s survived spinoffs (“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are … Continue reading

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Netflixable: If you cross Max, payback can be “Xtreme (Extremo)”

Here is a curated selection of the ways the avenging hitman/enforcer they call “Maximo” dispatches his foes in “Xtreme (Extremo).” There’re knives, pistols, assault rifles and a samurai sword, a nail gun, a car lift, a VW Golf and the … Continue reading

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