Daily Archives: June 10, 2022

Kate Bush has another moment? Here’s her first…in America.

Riding high on the download and play charts, thanks to “Stranger Things.” Some of us remember her first American appearance, which was…astonishing. Beguiling. Enthralling. Songs with drama performed dramatically by a beautiful mop topped Brit. She was absurdly young when … Continue reading

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Documentary Preview: Making Wine the Old Way, and the Green Way — “Living Wine”

In California wine country, they have to take climate change seriously, and competition just as seriously. Want to set yourself apart from from the pack? Brand yourself as having a greener footprint and even more “organic” approach to wine-making. Want … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Mississippi ghost hunting continues at “The House in Between Part 2”

There’s something to be said for quitting while you’re ahead. I’m not talking about the filmmakers/paranormalists who returned to the “haunted” house in Florence, Mississippi after making “The House in Between” about their investigations into a striking, modernish A-frame where … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Navigating life and love right after college requires that you “Cha Cha Real Good”

For “Cha Cha Real Smooth,” writer, director and star Cooper Raiff conjures up an idealized version of “the perfect big brother,” his character’s best possible self. Andrew is romantic, smart, witty, at home in his own skin and damned mature … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Trees of Peace” remembers enduring the unendurable amidst the Rwandan Genocide

“Trees of Peace” is about four women, holed up in a basement, trying to survive the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, four strangers trapped in a single room, with little light, food or water for days that stretch to weeks and … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Lady Riders on the Range cope with cattle in “Bitterbrush”

A hundred years of poetry, art and pop culture have painted over the hard and lonesome work of the cowboy. The reality, we’re often reminded, isn’t John Wayne/Marlboro Man romantic. It’s just another dirty. solitary job that most people wouldn’t … Continue reading

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