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Daily Archives: January 27, 2023
Movie Review: Low Camp in the High Andes, “Condor’s Nest”
It’s not cricket to talk about a film’s third act and finale in a review, because that could lead to “spoilers” and one mustn’t reveal those. One just mustn’t. But as I’m breaking format here and using the poster to … Continue reading
Netflixable? “You People” throws funny people at a lot of funny, fly rom-com riffs
God, I have MISSED this version of Jonah Hill — the riffing, slanging, offending, hip-hop-quoting, “best joke in the room wins” Jonah. “You People” is a comic throwback, an all-star Jonah and Lauren and Nia, Julia and Eddie, Mike Epps … Continue reading
Movie Review: “80 for Brady,” Comic Sudden Death
Let us now praise screen legends, ladies of a certain age still donning the greasepaint, still saving their best for their closeups. “80 for Brady” packs an entire generation of screen queens into the same movie for a comedy about … Continue reading
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Movie Review: An “Ambush” Lets down the Vietnam War Movie Genre
The further we get away from a war, the more vital it is that there be SOMEbody on a set who can keep the cast and crew from making fools of themselves when you’re making a combat film. “Military consultant,” … Continue reading
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