Daily Archives: June 20, 2022

Movie Review: A stoner pregnancy body-swap farce, “Swap Me, Baby”

“Swap Me, Baby” is a self-consciously goofy two-handed farce about a mismatched couple about to have a baby. Their story? He’s “an escort, and the condom broke.” It’s a stoner “Catastrophe,” for those who remember that Sharon Horgan/Rob Delaney TV … Continue reading

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Next Screening? Jenny Slate voices “Marcel The Shell With Shoes On”

Animated? Why yes it is. Weird? A24 has it. You betcha.

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Movie Review: A Big Sky Western Mystery — “Murder at Yellowstone City”

For Western fans who aren’t all that particular about how they get to The Big Shootout, and aren’t that concerned about how pokey the picture is that gets them there, we give you “Murder at Yellowstone City,” a murder mystery … Continue reading

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Is it time to “pause” Netflix?

Everybody has their own threshold of tolerance of or enthusiasm for the dominant streaming service. If you’re hooked on series, love the online version of water-cooler conversation about “Stranger Things,” “Squid Games,” earlier break-out “Ozark” and the like, you’re probably … Continue reading

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Netflixable? A Zimbabwean Single Mom struggles to win the great TV “Cook Off”

Here’s an Around the World with Netflix first, a rom-com about a cooking show contestant who wants to better her life by winning a TV “Cook Off.” It’s the first feature film from Zimbabwe purchased and distributed by Netflix, and … Continue reading

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