Daily Archives: January 19, 2022

Classic Film Review: “Street Scene” (1931), a snapshot of city life and theatrical realism

I avoid checking out early sound films as a rule. The bulky cameras and sound gear make for static productions. The acting is of a more theatrical “classical” pre-“Method” era and seems as stagebound as the blocking and camera work. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Hilda and the Mountain King” takes the comic book/TV series heroine into the realm of trolls

If you’re not watching Netflix’s series adaptation of Luke Pearson’s “Hilda” books, about a little Scandinavian girl interacting and learning about the magical creatures all around her, the feature-length film “Hilda and the Mountain King” may not be the most … Continue reading

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