Daily Archives: April 2, 2022

Today’s Library DVD donation? “Servants” comes to South Boston

A Cold War drama set in a Czechoslovakian seminary just after the Russo-Warsaw Pact invasion of the country is today’s DVD dropoff. “Servants” is, of course, a good one, a winner from our friends at Film Movement MovieNation, spreading fine … Continue reading

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Movie Review: This “Bull” takes no bull, and no prisoners either

Try to forget Neil Maskell’s turn as a young Winston Churchill on TV’s “Peaky Blinders.” Put Winston out of your mind. As “Bull,” every time the hulking Maskell enters a room people look alarmed. Shocked, even. And nobody’s every glad … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Stick a fork in Apatow(s) — “The Bubble” bursts

Sometimes, you keep adding photos to top of a review just to avoid having to write it. Because I’ve been a fan of Judd Apatow, and I just knew his turn towards indulgent, overlong, nepotism-laced “comedies” in recent years wasn’t … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: Fernandel gives the 1952 Mademoiselles the “French Touch (Coiffeur pour Dames)”

You never think of how integral doors are to a “door-slamming farce” until you run into a screen comedy that leaves them out. “French Touch,” aka “An Artist with the Ladies” and titled “Coiffeur pour Dames” in its native France, … Continue reading

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