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Daily Archives: November 15, 2021
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“A Cop Movie” is a gimmicky docu-drama about Mexican policing, a film that invites you to see through the gimmick and find its greater truth. But that “truth” isn’t exactly a shock. And the gimmick impacts how we relate it … Continue reading
The make or break moment for me in any horror movie is that first time characters are confronted with the horror, be it supernatural or simple slaughter. And that’s pretty much where “Red Pill” goes wrong. A well-cast old-leftists-go-Red-Stating thriller … Continue reading
An ex con who collects and sells scrap metals gets mixed up in human trafficking and money laundering via cartels of a different stripe. If nothing else, the ethnic politics of this December release has a tetchy edge.