Daily Archives: June 17, 2022

Netflixable? Another Argentine Murder Mystery Winner — “The Wrath of God”

One of the singular pleasures of traveling “Around the World with Netflix” is tumbling into a new mystery thriller from down Argentine Way. The genre’s practically a cottage industry down there, with “Blood Will Tell (La Misma Sangre),” “Black Snow” … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Jerry & Marge Go Large” in the Lotto in this charmer

It’s accepted wisdom that people age out of going to the movies. So stories about a demographic that’s abandoned the cinema are unfairly but justifiably rare. But the multiplex’s loss in the streaming cinema’s gain. Case in point, the laugh-out-loud … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Emma Thompson scares up “Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical”

The fascist lampooning stage sensation cones to this big screen — and Netflix — Dec. 13. Looks “Oliver Twisted.” A distaff “Pink Floyd’s The Wall.”

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Movie Review: An “Elvis” Fantasia for the Ages

Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis” is the “Titanic” of musical biographies, a fantasia on its subject that synthesizes all that we know and much that we feel and wish about its iconic subject in a swirl of images, impressions and sounds surrounding … Continue reading

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