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Daily Archives: July 14, 2022
It wouldn’t be summer without an insipid Netflix summer romance set somewhere in scenic, sunny Italia. This year’s entry, “Under the Amalfi Sun” hangs on a couple of youth romances that are pretty hard to invest in, and an adult … Continue reading
No local preview for this title. Not seeing a lot of advertising for it as we move beyond the blockbuster releases of summer. I mean, save for “Nope” later this month. The cast isn’t exactly a draw. The author of … Continue reading
Movie Preview: Carey Mulligan, Zoe Kazan, Patricia Clarkson and Jennifer Ehle and The Weinstein Scandal — “She Said”
A movie reminder that The New York Times scooped Ronan Farrow, thanks to the Trump-enabling scum-fluffers at NBC — on the biggest sexual harassment scandal story of our time. Andre Braugher, Samantha Morton, also in the cast. Nov. 18, the … Continue reading
You can’t go far wrong when you decide that your “wholly original” film should be based-on, stolen-from and slavishly devoted to a famous movie by the Coen Brothers. That’s the premise of “Jesus Kid,” a daft satire from Brazil that … Continue reading
A “chosen one” and a “chosen child” ride a doe to their destiny among the Lone Antlers and Fire Horse People in “The Deer King,” a lovely if somewhat cluttered anime fantasy from GKIDS. It begins with a mountain of … Continue reading
Amazon is most definitely milking this upcoming series for all its worth. Hype hype “Teaser of the teaser of the trailer” for this fall prequel to Tolkien’s “Hobbit/LOTR” This one looks positively Jacksonesque in its scope and magic and majesty. … Continue reading
I am writing the review of this Brazilian satire shortly, but suffice it to say, it’s a hoot. A riff on politics, writers and writing and a movie maker who insists on getting this nom de plumed hack who writes … Continue reading
Talk about a trailer that screams “Svengoolie,” “Elvira” and “Remember how much his ‘Halloween’ sucked?” September.