Daily Archives: September 24, 2021

Documentary Review: “Deep Blues,” a music history classic, is restored and re-released

Sometime around 1990, Dave Stewart of Eurythmics contacted Robert Palmer — the shambolic music journalist, not the dapper rock star — and got him to be his tour guide through America’s blues country for a short stretch between legs of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Funnywomen on the Road, rescuing Granny from COVID “Stop and Go”

Lifelong friends and comic colleagues Whitney Call and Mallory Everton pair up again for “Stop and Go,” the most infectiously funny COVID road comedy ever. They co-wrote and co-star in a manic but never frantic tale of sisters dashing from … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Memoirs of a Black Girl”

This Oct. 5 release was directed by Thato Mwosa and stars Khai Taylor. Could be something.

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Netflixable? Melissa McCarthy copes with grief and a nuisance bird — “The Starling”

“The Starling” is a forlorn parable about crippling grief and the tragedies in life that are beyond our control. It has an expertly comic cast and is based on a former “black list” script — one deemed a hot Hollywood … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: WWII action on an indie budget — “Hell Hath No Fury”

This one has a familiar C movie face or two. French woman has her head shaved as a traitor, but is anything but. Nov.5, “Hell Hath no Fury” like a woman who had her head shaved.

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