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‘Evil Does Not Exist’ Gets Back to Nature
May 14, 2024

‘Evil Does Not Exist’ Gets Back to Nature

In a Japanese mountain community not far from Tokyo, a quiet, unassuming handyperson named Takumi (played by Omika Hitoshi) lives with his eight-year-old daughter,...
Film Review: 'Civil War'
Apr 16, 2024

Film Review: ‘Civil War’

Writer-director Alex Garland faces a tricky dilemma in shaping his new dystopian actioner, Civil War. Just how true to real life does it need...
Film Review: 'Kim's Video'
Apr 9, 2024

Film Review: ‘Kim’s Video’

The late, lamented video store culture and its fanatics always make good copy for whimsical news coverage. Even the most hidebound, no-nonsense media outlet...
Film Review: ‘Carol Doda Topless at the Condor’
Mar 19, 2024

Film Review: ‘Carol Doda Topless at the Condor’

Just when it seems that San Francisco’s dope, sex and rock ’n’ roll scene in the 1960s has been covered from every conceivable angle,...
Film Review: ‘The American Society of Magical Negroes’
Mar 12, 2024

Film Review: ‘The American Society of Magical Negroes’

Consider The American Society of Magical Negroes a live-wire conversation-starter of a movie title that automatically opens up a pertinent social issue discussion. Writer-director Koby...
Film Review: 'Cabrini' as Lady Liberty
Mar 5, 2024

Film Review: ‘Cabrini’ as Lady Liberty

Aside from specialty items by religious film producers, it’s unusual for general audiences to find major releases that concern themselves with spiritual matters and...
Film Review: 'Drive-Away Dolls' Goes Nowhere
Feb 27, 2024

Film Review: ‘Drive-Away Dolls’ Goes Nowhere

A few questions pop up about Ethan Coen’s Drive-Away Dolls. The film has writing problems. As cobbled together by veteran producer-director-writer Coen (Fargo, The Big...
Noir City 21: A Cinematic Journey into the Depths of Film Noir
Jan 16, 2024

Noir City 21: A Cinematic Journey into the Depths of Film Noir

Noir City 21, an annual film noir festival hosted by the Film Noir Foundation, features 12 double features of English and foreign-language noirs from the 1940s-'60s, including rare titles such as "Without Pity" and "Cairo Station."
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