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Daily Archives: August 2, 2022
There’s a strange, sweet and magical film straining to break free of the pokey storytelling of “Habaddi,” an Indian children’s fantasy set in Western India, where Marathi is spoken and Kabaddi is the sport of choice. Director Nachiket Samant manages … Continue reading
I reviewed this German coming-of-age import back in June, and the fact that June is “Pride Month” should tell you this one is about a teen discovering her sexuality, and that it’s not necessarily binary. Writer-director Leonie Krippendorff’s drama is … Continue reading
I’m into this Filipino American slice of life corner of comedy. Not the first film I’ve reviewed in this vein, but this looks cheerful and cute and cutting. Opens Friday. Tiffany H is here, of course.
A September mockumentary treatment of corrupt megachurch ministering from siblings who bill themselves as The Ebo Brothers. Looks mean and hilarious.
Movie Review: Of Podcasts and Culture Clash, a New Yorker visits The Reddest State for some “Vengeance”
Sometimes you have to wonder if an actor’s gotten too good at playing “unlikable.” B.J. Novak, a sometime actor who scripted his way onto the screen in “The Office” and thus had some control over the image he wanted his … Continue reading
Brad Pitt makes a riotous return to action comedy on board “Bullet Train,” a Japanese hitman-among-hitmen thriller of the “Mass Murder on the Orient Express” variety. Stuntman (“John Wick”) turned “Deadpool 2/Hobbes and Show” director David Leitch puts Pitt through … Continue reading
A hint of Meghan and Harry in this August 26;release. Wot wot?