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Daily Archives: November 29, 2021
A March 17 you-know-what-day tale of Irish goblins getting after the new folks in town, who happen to be Londoners played by Hannah John-Kamen and Douglas Booth.
A 50 year-old man loses his job and finds his home, family and very life are subject to “Repossession” in this new thriller from Singapore. That plot summary has a lot more potential to it than the choppy, hard to … Continue reading
He’s stoic, a humorless loner. Unless he’s replaying his favorite TV commercials starring the infantile comic “Jackal.” Those move him to hysterics. He’s tougher than tough, with the scars to show for it. But he freaks out like a little … Continue reading
A Cape Cod rom com starring Tate Donovan, Danielle Savre, Josh Peck, Susan Anspach, James B. Sikking. Donovan pretends to be a Brit and Dash pretends she never worked for and supported a traitor. Dec. 17.
Classic Film Review: Racist and inclusive, a comedy about radium poisoning — “Nothing Sacred” (1937)
I distinctly remember cringing a bit and scrunching down in my seat during the opening scenes of “Nothing Sacred” the first time I saw it, in a university film society. The William Wellman/Ben Hecht classic opens with some tomfoolery about … Continue reading