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Daily Archives: November 13, 2022
Netflixable? A Serial Killer Makes South African cops realize Black Lives Matter — “Wild is the Wind”
The opening scene of “Wild is the Wind” is a routine traffic stop that is anything but routine. A sketchy-looking speeder has been pulled overon a lonely road somewhere on the Veldt. Two South African cops — one white, one … Continue reading
For those keeping score at home, “Wakanda Forever” earned more its opening weekend at the domestic box office than “Black Adam” has made ($145 million) in a month. “Smile” cleared the $100 million mark, “Ticket to Paradise” cleared the $50 … Continue reading
“Byzantine” is the word we use to describe insanely-complicated and sometimes murderously murky political situations. But the literal back-stabbers of the Eastern Roman Empire had nothing on the mess that was Korean politics during South Korea’s dictatorships, coups and assassinations … Continue reading
Back in the ’80s, I was helping my “sourdough” housemates set up for a poker game in a place I rented up Kodiak, Alaska way. And then “Breaking Away” came on the satellite dish TV. As I settled in to … Continue reading