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Daily Archives: November 16, 2021
The idea of Northern California as a marijuana growing paradise imbedded itself in the culture long before “Humboldt” visited it and made it a joke over a dozen years ago. A sea of towering trees hiding patches of the weed … Continue reading
The animation is a riot of colors wrapped around the graceful sway of South American dancers, some of the most glorious animated dance since Walt Disney’s “Fantasia.” “Encanto” is simply gorgeous to look at, almost from start to finish. But … Continue reading
He and his little sister just lost their dad, and Jules has decided “I hate Christmas” in the bargain. Now his widowed mother’s moved them to Belgium, where Jules can keep Grandpa, his father’s father, company in his toy shop. … Continue reading
Brian Wilson‘s never had much of a poker face. And the decades, the long battle with mental illness, hasn’t changed that. In “Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road,” the Beach Boys icon and Hall of Famer can be frank and unguarded, … Continue reading
This looks amusing, and comes out Nov.24
More engrossing that it has any right to be, “Repeat” is a “what lies beyond” thriller with a touch of pathos and a decent third act twist, and a lot of quiet discussion, debate and marriage breakdown preceding it. It’s … Continue reading
Sitcom vet Lamorne Morris has the title role has the title role in this dark comedy about a disgruntled victim who seeks revenge on that one spam call that breaks the camel’s back. Jackie Earle Haley, Haley Joel Osment and … Continue reading