Daily Archives: February 7, 2022

Next screening? Coming of Age just as Germany is unraveling, “Fabian: Going to the Dogs”

Another “timely” tale for our troubled era, based on a popular German novel about growing up, partying and carousing, during the “Cabaret” era Weimar Republic, as the Nazis were polishing their jackboots. This one opens Friday.

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Netflixable? A Spanish Civil War survivor hides out in “The Endless Trench (La trinchera infinita)”

The Spanish Civil War is the one modern conflict that never seems to run out of lessons to pass on to us. The intimate, epic-length Spanish drama “The Endless Trench” is one of the best illustrations yet of what being … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Gay, lovelorn and unemployed French actor laments losing “My Best Part”

This dark comedy — Oui, love makes people try to jump in rivers, sometimes — comes our way Feb. 25. Looks sweet.

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Movie Review: An almost-fun ill-fated voyage, “Death on the Nile”

So many things have gone wrong since “Death on the Nile” was announced, cast and put in the can. There was a pandemic that stopped the world in its tracks. Co-star Armie Hammer had his #MeToo moment, a meltdown that … Continue reading

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