Daily Archives: May 14, 2022

Movie Preview: Life After College is a test that you can “Cha Cha Real Smooth” — apparently.

A “party starter” played by a chap named Cooper Raiff finds love…Dakota Johnson? There’s a moony swooning period piece quality to it. Leslie Mann plays the too-understanding mom waiting for sonny boy to grow up and get a real job. … Continue reading

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Documentary Review — “Echoes of the Empire: Beyond Genghis Khan” looks at historic and modern Mongolia

The filmmakers who gave us the Southeast Asia/Then and Now documentaries “They Call It Myanmar” and “Angkor Awakens” move north for their latest film. “Echoes of the Empire: Beyond Genghis Khan” gives us a summary of Mongolian history and samples … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Rebel Wilson has her “Senior Year” moment

Sure, she’s a bit rusty. But even in her post “Cats” despair, Rebel Wilson should’ve known that 113 minutes of her going back to high school was never going to fly. Here’s the test that will tell you whether or … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: Aerial Combat the Analog Way — “The Blue Max” (1966)

In a couple of days, I finally have a preview screening of “Top Gun: Maverick” that I can get to. And even though I expect to be dazzled by the aerial epic built around Tom Cruise, known for wanting to … Continue reading

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