Daily Archives: January 29, 2022

Movie Review: Haute cuisine, romance and melodrama in Denmark — “A Taste of Hunger”

A chef and his new lady-love pursue his dream of his own restaurant and their very own “Michelin star” in “A Taste of Hunger,” a Pinteresque Danish melodrama as frosty as flash-frozen ginger. It’s built around “Game of Thrones” hunk … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: Stephen Frears makes John Hurt an assassin, Terrence Stamp “The Hit” (1984)

The only thing I remember about “The Hit” is how much Siskel & Ebert raved about it back in the day, that “day” being 1985. An Island Pictures release that didn’t make it to “the provinces,” especially the province I … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: One last trailer for “Uncharted,” as Tom Holland goes all Marky Mark

This looks properly cheesy, if not as funny or fun as one might hope. Sometimes they don’t give away the store in the trailer, tho. So there’s hope. “Uncharted” the treasure hunt thriller opens Feb. 18.

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Movie Review: “The Translator” carries guilt with him when he returns to his native Syria

“The Translator” has made a nice life for himself in Australia, using his multi-lingual skills for government entities and journalists, married and, since he’s from Syria, relieved to have escaped a past of justifiable paranoia and danger. But when the … Continue reading

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