Daily Archives: January 19, 2023

Movie Review: Skater escapes Russia and learns the real meaning meaning of “Free Skate”

A gimmicky, obscurant and clumsy style of storytelling spoils what could have been gripping story about a young Russian figure skater who “jumps” across the border to Finland in “Free Skate,” a film written by and starring Finnish actress Veera … Continue reading

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Next screening? “80 For Brady”

Not a big Ton Brady fan, and the NFL has a lot of issues I’d just as soon not condone — concussion coverups, racism, life expectancy of players now up to…59 years. But I do adore the little old ladies … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Scream VI,” Courtney Cox, but no Neve Campbell

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Netflixable? Colonialism clashes with “barbaric” custom in Nigeria in “Elesin Oba: The King’s Horseman”

“Elesin Oba: The King’s Horseman,” is a classic culture clash melodrama, one of the most celebrated works (a play) by Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka. It comes to the screen with all of its rhetorical power and a lot of … Continue reading

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