Daily Archives: August 8, 2021

Next Screening? “Respect,” and lots of it

I am at my favorite non arthouse cinema, the Regal Winter Park 20, Florida flagship of the chain, a lone white boy in a sea of Aretha fans of color. Because some of us have taste. MGM is having a … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Locusts get a taste for French blood in “The Swarm (La nuée)”

“The Swarm” is “Jean de Florette” meets “Little Shop of Horrors.” It’s about an idealistic, “try something new” farmer who breeds bugs, only to discover that blood is what makes them thrive. Only the French could think up this high … Continue reading

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