Daily Archives: July 14, 2021

Netflixable? Italians take a shot at “A Classic Horror Story

Yes, the title over-sells it. “A Classic Horror Story.” WE’LL be the judge of that, thank you. But imagine Sam Raimi taking a shot at an Italian “Midsommar,” and watching a lot of Spaghetti Westerns before starting production. That’s a … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: “Roadrunner” captures the highs and lows of Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain liked to say he “lucked” his way from “a dead-end dish washing job” in a restaurant “to cook to chef,” and from there to memoirist and TV host. It looked like a charmed life, a bookish wordsmith and … Continue reading

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Movie Review — “Space Jam: A New Legacy”

So this is what pulling out all the stops looks like. “Space Jam: A New Legacy” is a candy-colored, image-crammed B-ball bauble for the bambinos, children of the kids who flocked to the 1996 hit, which paired-up the Looney Tunes … Continue reading

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