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Daily Archives: November 20, 2021
As pandemic break-up romantic comedies go, “The End of Us” isn’t half-bad. It turns out “less is more” in such films, and “End” scores over the big-budget “Locked Down,” the British “Together” and the French Netflixer “Stuck Together” by getting … Continue reading
It’s a “start civilization over with a (celluloid) film camera” drama story, and it looks lovely. Dec. 17, “Last Words” earns a limited release.
Movie Preview: Lily Krug is the sexy date…with kidnapping Cameron Monaghan on her mind, in “Shattered”
John Malkovich and Frank Grillo also star in this Jan. 14 release, a tale of a rich guy imprisoned and tortured by a genuine femme fatale, and her henchmen.
He never finished it in his lifetime, but Jonathan Larson’s “Tick, Tick…BOOM” might be the ultimate “Let’s put on a show!” musical. The guy whose grand achievement was “Rent,” the “musical for the MTV generation,” lays bare his struggles to … Continue reading
He’d done a lot of TV and bit parts in movies, mostly, before Clifton Collins Jr. first popped into the public consciousness with a gripping turn as one of the murders in “Capote.” I interviewed him back then and he … Continue reading
“Writing with Fire” is an Indian documentary of citizen journalism at its most elemental and vital. It’s about Khabar Lahariya, the Northern Indian activist newspaper wholly staffed by “lower-caste” women who teach each other the journalism basics and then go … Continue reading