Daily Archives: January 25, 2022

Movie Review: “The Midnight Swim” comes back up for air

“The Midnight Swim” is a modestly-spooky example of that mumblecore unicorn — “mumblecore horror.” It’s a talk-talk-talk indie drama about the lack of closure when a mother drowns and no body was found, about mythology and reincarnation, all set at … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: The Harrowing adventures of a Soviet “Pilot” during the Great Patriotic War

Got to hand it to Well-Go USA. They’re going HARD against the grain, grabbing and releasing this Russian WWII agitprop. Sure, Putin’s doing the over-compensating short guy “Give us the SUDETENLAND, um, UKRAINE” dance and bringing NATO back together in … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Channing Tatum takes a “Turner & Hooch” road trip with a war “Dog”

In the shuffling, postponing, “Who can keep track of it?” pandemic Third Wave release slate of American cinema, we hear this MGM laugher is slated for Feb. 18 and we’re taking their word for it. And damn, it does look … Continue reading

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Netflixable? If you liked “The Trip,” book a “Journey to Greenland”

Getting the French to admit “Journey to Greenland” was inspired by the Steve Coogan/Rob Brydon “The Trip” mockumentaries might be as difficult as filming this series turned into a movie. Because, you know, they filmed it in GREENLAND. Pair up … Continue reading

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