Daily Archives: February 10, 2022

Netflixable? Love and Sex and Kite Surfing on the Polish coast — “Into the Wind (Pod Wiatr)”

When you set your romance against the most aesthetically pleasing watersport of them all — kite surfing — you’d better make sure the melodramatic story is fun, tortured, twisty and/or steamy enough to keep folks from wondering, “When’re they going … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: A Cannes award winner about an Australian mass shooting — “Nitram”

Caleb Landry Jones stars in this drama, based on an infamous Australian mass shooting at Port Arthur, Tasmania in the ’90s. IFC has it, and it’s due out March 30. Looks harrowing.

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Movie Review: A grief-stricken YA romance comes to the screen, “The Sky is Everywhere”

The film adaptation of Jandy Nelson’s YA novel “The Sky is Everywhere” skips along the thin line between “wears you down” and “wears you out.” A tale of teen love and grief with a heaping helping of magical realism, it’s … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: They got the band back together, “Jurassic World Dominion”

Lots of familiar faces fill this trailer to a potential blockbuster. If COVID will allow it.

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Movie Preview: Amanda Seyfried goes sinister and fraudulent as “The Dropout”

Hulu has this March 3 release, and surrounded the Oscar nominated Seyfried with some pretty big names to tell the story of the hustler who headed the fake blood testing firm Theranos.

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Movie Preview: Terror tale “Men” has “Ex Machina” director, Jessie Buckley and A24 going for it

May.

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Movie Preview: Hotties meet a meteorite-borne monster,”The Seed”

A creature feature from Shudder, this bikinis and blood bonanza is available for ogling in mid March.

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Movie Review: “Notting Hill” with Music? J. Lo sings “Marry Me,” Owen Wilson listens

No matter how much “Marry Me” seems to be tailor-made for actress, pop star and “unlucky at love” celebrity Jennifer Lopez, it’s no more her story than “Notting Hill” was simply about Julia Roberts. Both are comic wish fulfillment fantasies … Continue reading

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