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Daily Archives: September 17, 2022
“God’s Country” is a the most interesting fall drama that you will never let yourself love. “Adult” in the grownup sense, thought-provoking, hot button-hitting and unpredictably predictable, it makes a fascinating showcase for Thandiwe Newton and invites more than one … Continue reading
This trailer, from the screenwriter of the much loved and critically dismissed “Bohemian Rhapsody,” pushes buttons and leans in the music to remind us what a “once-in-a-generation” voice Whitney Houston had. Naomi Ackie plays Whitney, Tamara Tunie is mother Cissy … Continue reading
A decent Thursday night morphed into a big Friday, and “The Woman King,” the African history lesson starring Viola Davis, is owning its opening weekend with a whopping $19 million take at the box office. It’s like a non-super-heroic “Black … Continue reading
Classic Film Review: “Life is Cheap…But Toilet Paper is Expensive” (1989), restored and in-your-face again
Journeyman indie filmmaker Wayne Wang had already enjoyed a break-out indie hit (“Chan is Missing”) and followed it with “Slam Dance” and “Dim Sum” when he and Spencer Nakasako set out for Hong Kong in the late ’80s to capture … Continue reading