Monday, April 19, 2021

last call

Movie Review: Dylan Thomas’ Dreary Death March in “Last Call”

I admit that my knowledge of the iconoclastic Welsh poet Dylan Thomas is limited. I know that Bob Dylan invented his...
sound of metal

Movie Review: Brilliant “Sound of Metal” a Film for Changing Times

We hear the film before we see it. “Sound of Metal,” which starts its theatrical run today, opens with a drone...
Elf

Drive-In “Elf” Screening to Benefit Junior League

Is Nov. 18 too early for a Christmas movie? That’s debatable, although it’s never too early for a great Will Ferrell...
movie reviews

Movie Reviews: Visionary Brazilian Sci-Fi, U.K. Psychodrama

Divine Love Brazilian writer-director Gabriel Mascaro’s follow-up to his acclaimed 2015 feature “Neon Bull” is another vivid vision in...
film festival

Film Fest Opens This Week—With More Options Than Ever

For the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF), which turns 35 this week, it is business as usual in one sense:...
streaming movies

Stream These: November’s Netflix, Prime, Hulu, HBO Max Titles

Even the streaming services are getting thin on exciting new content these days—the imperative word here being exciting. Curating November’s most...
borat

Movie Review: “Borat” Sequel a Time Capsule for a Corroded 2020

From Dick Cheney to Ron Paul to Roy Moore to now, and most infamously, Rudy Giuliani, it seems that for a...
on the rocks

Movie Review: Frothy “On the Rocks” is Peak Bill Murray

It’s not exactly the famous cut from a bone to a satellite in “2001: A Space Odyssey.” But a series of...
Woody Allen

Movie Review: Woody Allen’s Soggy “A Rainy Day in New York”

Completed in 2018, and shelved after sexual-abuse allegations resurfaced against its writer-director, Woody Allen’s “A Rainy Day in New York” has...
GEMS

GEMS Virtual Film Festival: Three Reviews, Spanning Parkland to China

Miami’s GEMS Film Festival, now in its seventh year and operated by the Miami International Film Festival, has long served as...
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