Tuesday, April 20, 2021

golden globes

Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards: Predicting the Winners

I spent yesterday morning wincing anew when I revisited this year’s Golden Globe nominations—generally a celebration of mediocrity surrounded by the...
Land

Movie Review: Survival Drama “Land” Rich With Tenderness, Wisdom

Those of who have savored a session of meditative forest bathing or enjoyed the jasmine-scented escape of a camping trip—or, this...
Bliss

Movie Review: “Bliss” Searches For Connection in a Simulated World

The world at the beginning of Mike Cahill’s new film “Bliss”—opening Friday on Amazon Prime—feels familiarly dystopian. The streets are filthy,...
The Night

Movie Review: “The Night” a Haunting Iranian Spin on “The Shining”

The night in “The Night” starts agreeably enough. A group of cosmopolitan Iranian expats in Los Angeles has met for a...
Los Fuertes

Movie Review: “Los Fuertes” a Transcendent, Bittersweet Romance

The Chilean same-sex romance “Los Fuertes” arrives On Demand tomorrow riding some impressive coattails. A month ago, it clinched an upset...
The Villages

Local Filmmaker’s Debut Explores Underside of The Villages

Fort Lauderdale native and filmmaker Lance Oppenheim did not have to travel far to find the subject for his debut documentary...

Stream These: New Netflix, Prime, Hulu Movies for January 2021

We may be into January, a typical “dump month” in the old theatrical release calendar, but in the streaming world, a...

Top 10 (Actually, 12) Movies of 2020

Perhaps surprisingly, a global pandemic did little to tamp cinematic creativity: 2020 was easily the best year in film since I’ve...
wild mountain thyme

Movie Review: “Wild Mountain Thyme” a Shallow Irish Postcard

“Wild Mountain Thyme,” opening in theaters today, introduces itself as an Irish film first, a human story second. Its overture sweeps...
streaming movies

Stream These: December’s Netflix, Prime, HBO and Apple TV Premieres

ON NETFLIX Starts Dec. 4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSfX-nrg-lI Mank Orson...
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