Daily Archives: July 5, 2022

“Thor: Love and Thunder and Earworms”

Ever since the first trailer to Taika’s latest take on Thor I cannot get this damned tune out of my head, one of three GNR tunes in the tale. A fourth Guns N’Roses tune turns up in the open to … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Teen Schemes for a better life, and a better dad on the Dalmatian Coast — “Murina”

The Moray eel is a scary-looking sea creature that’s only really dangerous when it’s cornered. But hiding in the cracks and crevices of the deep, hunted as a delicacy, it’s pretty much “cornered” by default. That makes it an apt … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A rich city lawyer longs for his farm country past — “The Road to Galena”

The late mid-80s were the heyday of the “trouble on the farm” drama, movies that warned us of the perils of Big Ag and small town bank takeovers, just before the Monsanto menace became obvious, just after farmers voted themselves … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Katie Holmes stars in and directs “Alone Together”

A pandemic lockdown romance? July 22.

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Movie Review — “Thor: Love and Thunder”

Grim stakes and goofiness, gods-bashing and GNR — that’s the latest Taika Waititi take on “the Space Viking,” “Thor: Love and Thunder.” Sure, every Marvel movie panders, cluttered with cross-over characters, self-aware jokes, Easter eggs and cameos. As someone who … Continue reading

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