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Daily Archives: October 26, 2021
It takes its title from the duration of a tornado passing through an Oklahoma town — “13 Minutes.” And the twister, when it supercells its way in, is hellishly real and a damned sight better than anything managed in the … Continue reading
The Polish comic thriller “In for a Murder” only finds its sweet spot briefly, and then only very late in the third act. Veteran writer-director Piotr Mularuk (“Zuma”) was going for something light, a frothy murder mystery which has been … Continue reading
Movie Review: Animated Sword & Scorcery with blood and guts and Full Frontal nudity — “The Spine of Night”
“The Spine of Night” is a reasonably good-looking — and gory — animated sword and sorcery saga for adults, a movie set in a wholly-realized fantasy world, but lacking a story or characters that invite us to invest ourselves in … Continue reading
The giddy whimsy that’s been Wes Anderson’s brand since his earliest films is more subdued, the ornate, baroque world of “family” or “family where you find it” a lot more cluttered in “The French Dispatch.” Let others make intermission-length Netflix … Continue reading