Daily Archives: September 30, 2021

Movie Review: A well-intentioned indie drama that falls short — “Memoirs of a Black Girl”

“Memoirs of a Black Girl” is an earnest micro-budget indie melodrama, a “film festival film” of earnest intent if modest means. If the ambition to punch above its weight were enough, it might pass muster. But unpolished performances, incessant and … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A career ends with a trainwreck, “The Assignment”

Perhaps your first reaction upon stumbling onto “The Assignment” was the same as mine. “How did THIS trainwreck escape my notice?” in 2016-17 when it was released? But right there in the opening credits, we see that “Warriors” and “48 … Continue reading

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Are you sticking with “Only Murders in the Building?” You should be…

Just a friendly reminder that Hulu’s amusing “true crime” podcast fans turned sleuths comedy “Only Murders in the Building” is wrapping up its first season, and it’s a hoot and you should be watching. There is more to streaming TeeVee … Continue reading

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