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Daily Archives: January 12, 2022
“How I Fell in Love with a Gangster” is a Polish “Blow,” “Mesrine” and “American Gangster,” all rolled into one — a mini-series or at least Scorsese-length picture about Poland’s “most renowned criminal of all time.” Nikodem “Nikoś” Skotarczak had … Continue reading
Movie Review: Ukrainian teens hang onto childhood while staring down adulthood playing “Stop-Zemlia”
Ukrainian filmmaker Kateryna Gornostai reaches for docu-drama reality with her debut feature film, “Stop-Zemlia,” a peek inside the lives of high school teens facing final exams and “the future” with childish obliviousness and adult concern and uncertainty. The ground covered, … Continue reading
Rural Texas, 1979, maybe not the best place and time to film your X-rated feature film. I mean, where would you get your dailies processed? Not a state known for tolerance and they have lots of chainsaws down there. March … Continue reading
This one, opening Jan. 22, could be ripped from any given day’s headlines. Looks compelling.
“The House” may be the most delightfully strange project Netflix has ever put its money behind. They’re calling this Nexus Studios stop-motion animated tale a darker-than-dark “comedy series,” but don’t you believe it. It’s a warped anthology, with three separate … Continue reading