Daily Archives: August 12, 2021

Movie Review: Dreyfuss and Sorvino are at odds over their “Crime Story”

Some good ideas and chewy, hardboiled dialogue don’t entirely go to waste in “Crime Story,” a thriller that barely transcends its beyond-generic title. You have to buy Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss, in his reduced-mobility years, as a retired mobster still … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Udo Kier performs a “Swan Song” with pathos and giggles

Udo Kier takes a tragi-comic victory lap in his storied career with “Swan Song,” an old man’s odyssey long walk into twilight, revisiting and even reliving past glories as he does. In cinema buff shorthand, it’s David Lynch’s “The Straight … Continue reading

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