Daily Archives: January 10, 2022

Movie Review: A hookup becomes a permanent lockdown thanks to “The Pink Cloud”

The Brazilian lockdown drama “The Pink Cloud” can pretty much be reduced to the simplest mathematics of all. How much credit do you give this film, finished in 2019, for “anticipating” the pandemic and what life under a long lockdown … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Uplifting thanks to electricity — “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind”

Sentimental and sympathetically-acted, actor-director Chiwetel Ejiofor’s “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” immerses us in Third World subsistence farming and the struggle just to have enough to eat in poor, corrupt countries in the developing world. This Around the World … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A presidential assassin has one and all asking “Who is Amos Otis?”

A pasty-faced, red ball-capped, pickup truck-driving Tennessean dumps a truckload of red rubber balls into a river, drives down the road, removes a sniper rifle with a Confederate flag sticker on it, and pops those calls from a great distance … Continue reading

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