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Daily Archives: November 17, 2022
“Four Samosas” is a scruffy, hit or miss indie caper comedy about four young Indian Americans who set out to rob the store of a local grocer who’s gotten rich by illicit means. It’s built on a generational angst, with … Continue reading
There’s real historical backdrop to “Robbing Mussolini.” But is the new Italian film (subtitled, or dubbed into English) a “true story?” “True-ish” an opening credit reassures us. How “true-ish?” Well, it’s 1945 Milan in the last months of the war, … Continue reading
Greta Gerwig, Don Cheadle and Adam Driver star in this adaptation of one of the most celebrated novels of the ’80, DeLillo’s post-modern look at life and family and happiness and mortality in uncertain, fraught times. So perhaps waiting over … Continue reading
“The Menu” is a darkly funny, culture-skewering satire that’s easier to defend on cinematic grounds than more — you know — logical ones. It takes its design and tone from the austere aesthetics of chilly, modernist architecture, which mimics the … Continue reading