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Daily Archives: August 8, 2022
A glum and faintly horrific bit of sci fi coming our way Sept. 30. Eddie Marsan is the one recognizable face I see here, with Raffiella Chapman as our 13 year old title heroine.
The dreamy sci-fi romance “We Are Living Things” might have been pitched as a “two people who have experienced UFO abductions” “the truth is out there” mystery. But the abductions depicted here are more mundane and down to Earth. The … Continue reading
I see from a quick search of posts here that I published the trailers to “The Informer,” another “undercover in the joint” thriller, but never got around to reviewing it during its brief theatrical run. Guessing that was because of … Continue reading
It just passed “Titanic” on the all time cinema blockbusters list, has been “the movie event” of the year, in terms of box office, and Disney and MGM are putting major releases out on streaming only. So why not a … Continue reading
Today’s Around the World with Netflix outing is a minimalist, just-nasty-enough burglary-gone-wrong tale from Kenya. “Nairobby,” the debut feature by writer-director Jennifer Gatero, is a “Reservoir Dogs” style no-budget heist picture in which there are no flashbacks to the actual … Continue reading
This Indonesian gangland thriller “Preman” has the most badass villain’s henchman ever. His name is Ramon. He speaks French, and refers to himself in the third person. “Ramon does not like cussing.” Ramon keeps scissors and other hair care accessories … Continue reading