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Monthly Archives: April 2022
Netflixable? An Amish lad returns to “the Fatherland,” Berlin, for “Rumspringa” in this German comedy
Today’s “Around the World with Netflix” film is a lot like its lead character, a young Amish man in search of his identity, his place in the world. “Rumspringa” follows this lad on that teenage walkabout amongst the sinful temptations … Continue reading
A family haunted by suicides past and present wrestles with Camus’ “the only serious question in life” in “All My Puny Sorrows,” a somber and biting new adaptation of Miriam Toew’s book, filmed by the director of “Saint Ralph.” Two … Continue reading
You read that and you almost don’t need to see the trailer to this Searchlight pic coming to Hulu in June. All you could possibly have a question about is if “Fire Island” is a period piece about say, the … Continue reading
The repeated Russian invasions of Ukraine have resulted in several notable films that have looked at this “situation” through sad, angry and even ironic eyes. And many of them have been acquired by Film Movement so that we can see … Continue reading
The striking scenery of Mauritius is the chief selling point of “Honeymoon With My Mother,” a downbeat romantic comedy that tends toward dull. It’s as if the film’s frothy opening — a wedding interrupted by a romantic who hurtles into … Continue reading
Movie Preview: The Next Gen Stoner Comedy? “Good Mourning,” with Machine Gun Kelly, Megan Fox, Pete Davidson and Danny Trejo
Is it about some sort of cream-of-the-crop kush altering this actor’s life, or his REALITY? Hard to tell. But it doth look funny.
“The Polka King” is one of those titles you scroll by because you’re sure you’ve seen it, even if you haven’t. It stars Jack Black as a loveable, generous but criminal con artist, a real person, who used other people’s … Continue reading
Check out the look, tone music and graphics to the “true story” about an entrepreneur who cleaned up an oil spill and created a place at the table for himself and all who followed. June 10, we’ll see if the … Continue reading
The concept of “public intellectual” never enjoyed the status in the United States that it’s long had elsewhere. We can label a Noam Chomsky, Betty Friedan or Henry Louis Gates as such, but even they’re not venerated the way a … Continue reading
Series Preview: Can Mike Myers bring “wacky” back? A secret society conspiracy series — “The Pentaverate” knows
This show has Mike Myers taking on multiple roles in a multinational plot to take over the world, or some such. Keegan-Micheal Key, Lydia West, Jennifer Saunders and Ken Jeong are among the co-stars. It premieres May 5, and not … Continue reading