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Daily Archives: November 14, 2021
Everybody’s a critic, or so I’m often told. So the pre-meme old saying goes. Especially when it comes to movies. On any given weekend night in AnyCinePlex America, you can hear the debates in the lobby, the restrooms or walking … Continue reading
A tip of the cowboy hat to Netflix, for picking up this Chickasaw Nation-financed drama and offering it during Native American Heritage Month. “Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher,” is about a 19th century member of the Chickasaw Nation who became a … Continue reading
It’s the story of the James-Younger Gang told in stately, sweeping vistas, star charisma, cold-blooded stares and bursts of epic Peckinpah violence. “The Long Riders” came out in 1980, in the middle of director Walter Hill’s run of genre classics … Continue reading
Movie Review: A dead journalist and an urban legend, “El hombre bufalo (The Buffalo Man)” from Mexico
That headline’s dead-on accurate and ridiculously misleading. It makes this indie, arty, obscurant drama from Mexico sound like something it’s not, which is interesting. Editor and first-time feature writer-director David Torres sets out to tell a simple, sad story about … Continue reading