Daily Archives: September 15, 2021

Movie Review: Clint’s still kickin’, and ridin’ — “Cry Macho”

There was a time when Clint Eastwood, in the vigorous youth of say five years ago, was famous for whacking lines and pages of extraneous dialogue from any script he was acting in and/or directing. That’s far from the case … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Nic Cage at his Cagiest — “Prisoners of the Ghostland”

Every film-lover has her or his idea of what constitutes “out there,” and what level of gonzo one will tolerate in that regard. Some prefer the excesses of Yorgos Lanthimos to those of Terry Gilliam, Derek Jarman, Maya Deren or … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Spielberg’s “West Side Story,” the full trailer

Whattaya think?

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Next Screening? Clint’s “Cry Macho”

Why do I keep wanting to title this “Cry Havoc,” is it the Shakespeare connection to that alternate? Or is it fear for another sign that aged, impatient One Take Grandpa needs to surrender his keys? We all get there, … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: A little neighborly horror from Sweden — “Knocking”

This one played at Sundance and makes its way to theaters and streaming Oct.8.

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