Daily Archives: June 11, 2021

Documentary Review: An “Unsolved Mystery” solved? “An Unknown Compelling Force” looks at the Dyatlov Pass Incident

Former photojournalist and cinematographer Liam Le Guillou brings a lot of Werner Herzog drama and breathless, narrated suspense to his feature documentary debut, “An Unknown Compelling Force.” “Nature calls the shots out here,” he emphasizes, speaking of the snowy Ural … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Soccer star faces his tests with Buddhism — “Baggio: The Divine Ponytail”

Like the Italian footballer who is its subject, “Baggio: The Divine Ponytail” leaves one feeling unsatisfied, as if we’ve seen a life and a movie that are incomplete. A biography of one of Italy’s most beloved soccer stars, but one … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard”

Pity the fools who can’t appreciate the magnificent mayhem of “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard,” the screaming, bustierre-busting glories of Salma Unleashed. Whatever middling “charms” the carnage-packed caper “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” wrung out of pairing up Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. … Continue reading

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