Daily Archives: January 18, 2022

Series preview: Oscar Isaac gets deeper into MCU with “Moon Knight”

Here we go, here it is, so on.

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Movie Review: The Love of Two Women props up “The Laureate”

“The Laureate” is a biography of the “trinity” that the British poet, novelist and translator Robert Graves shared with his painter/illustrator wife, Nancy Nicholson and American poet, critic and essayist Laura Riding. Writer-director William Nunez narrows the focus of the … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: Frankenheimer and Caine get lost chasing “The Holcroft Covenant”

One of the traps of this profession is leaning too hard into sweeping generalities. You can’t say “The Holcroft Covenant” is the “worst” film of John Frankenheimer’s career, a new low in a particularly low period for Michael Caine, or … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A strikingly unaffected performance in an aimless ramble — “Italian Studies”

It begins with that socially awkward moment, a “Do you remember me?” that quickly transitions from embarrassment to “triggered” for the 30ish writer Alina. A Londoner whose latest collection of short stories, “Italian Studies,” has gained her a measure of … Continue reading

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