Daily Archives: August 24, 2021

Movie Review: Sean Penn directs his kids in a tale of toxic parenting — “Flag Day

“Flag Day,” director and star Sean Penn’s painterly but somewhat perfunctory tale of toxic parenting, was intended as a star vehicle for his daughter Dylan Penn. And he makes sure it fills the bill, in that regard, a movie of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Like a Dirty French Novel” written by loons, acted and filmed by amateurs

There are “film festival” movies, pictures so odd that there’s no audience for them outside of “The Festival Circuit,” and there are student films, which are unpolished and indulgent for a reasons, and there are even student “film festival” films … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” no way to write/film your way out of this Marvel corner?

The teaser trailer to the next Tom Holland web-slinger installment is…a bit of Doctor Strange, a lot of Peter Parker summing up “the story so far.” Twitter is all aflutter over how Benedict C sounds like James Franco in this … Continue reading

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