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Daily Archives: October 27, 2021
“Heart of Champions” is a “big game” sports drama, a formula picture peopled with character “types,” many with “secrets” that are obstacles that the hero/heroes must overcome to triumph. It’s set in the world of college rowing, “crew,” the province … Continue reading
Movie Review: In modernizing 1920s Japan, a Ferryman learns the truth behind “They Say Nothing Stays the Same”
“They Say Nothing Stays the Same” is a melodramatic, stately and beautiful Japanese period piece. A sedate and painterly parable about “progress,” it unfolds as a dreamy fantasy about a ferryman rowing villagers back and forth across a river in … Continue reading
Sure is good to see a person we knew was very sick seem to get better and use public appearances as part of his “cure.” This Beach Boy Today profile comes out Nov. 19.
I was thinking about PTA’s ouvre the other day and wondering why I rarely if ever bother seeing one of his films twice. This coming of age tale, set during the Streisand/Jon Peters romance of the mid ’70s, has Bradley … Continue reading