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Daily Archives: August 21, 2021
Movie Review: Young Hillary, in Alaska, pondering and questioning and gutting salmon — “When I’m a Moth”
“When I’m a Moth” is a fictional, myth-making and myth-puncturing look at a brief interlude in Hillary Rodham Clinton‘s early life, a summer she spent “sliming salmon” at a fish cannery in Valdez, Alaska. It’s a talky, mulling-things-over sort of … Continue reading
“The Secret Diary of an Exchange Student” works itself into a lather for its finale, briefly becoming a door-slamming farce with a college applicant who faces deportation, his dismayed college admissions interviewer, a cadre of anti-deportation protestors, sheriff’s deputies, a … Continue reading
The stark desert north of Sudan is realistically and beautifully captured in Amjad Abu Alala’s “You Will Die at Twenty,” a potent parable for life in this war torn and timelessly backward corner of the world. A Sudanese entry in … Continue reading
Smart sci fi, good cast. This looks good.