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Daily Archives: September 6, 2021
An Oct. 15 release. Doesn’t look like much, but maybe…
Netflixable Series? Norwegian “Post Mortem: No One Dies in Skarnes” doesn’t hit the Dark Comedy mark
How much should one give away about “Post Mortem,” this six episode Norwegian series set in a funeral home and a nursing home in Skarne, a little town where the running gag — among cops and morticians alike — is … Continue reading
The cash kept coming in Sunday and Disney corrected its numbers for it’s Labor Day weekend blockbuster. “Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” earned some $75 million in the US, Thursday thru Sunday. Add in the holiday … Continue reading
John Steinbeck wrote “The Grapes of Wrath” with a mixture of outrage and pity, a novel with a stark, almost Biblical warning embedded in every page. John Ford’s classic film leans towards the sentimental, but he kept some of Steinbeck’s … Continue reading