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Snow Crossed Lovers (Film Review: “Two Lovers and a Bear”)

You can run to the ends of the earth but your personal demons will follow, even on fields of ice. An Arctic amour fou that drills deep below the frozen surface to the turbulent tides beneath. Continue Reading →


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What Will People Think? (Standup Review: “Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King”)

The real-life perils and comedic pitfalls of growing up a 1st generation Indian Muslim in post 9/11 America are told in rapid-fire bursts of hip-hop exuberance and emotion in Hasan Minhaj’s insightful, autobiographical comedy special. … Continue Reading →


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Gumshoe Gumballs (Film Review: “Handsome: A Netflix Original Mystery”)

With tongue planted firmly in cheek, Netflix does it again. Handsome: A Netflix Murder Mystery is funny, self mocking and giggly. Think of it as a cross between Columbo and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Continue Reading →


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The Feminist Con Erotic (Film Review: “The Handmaiden”)

A stylistic, sexually charged con story turned feminist revenge thriller set in 1930’s Japan-occupied Korea. A brutal love story that grips you from beginning to end and never lets go.   SnapShot Plot The Handmaiden … Continue Reading →


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A Boy And His . . . Cat (Film Review: “A Street Cat Named Bob”)

An inspiring, fact-based story of two stray souls who save each other at the tail end of their 9th lives. Purring with heart, this film will convert even the most fervent dog people out there. Continue Reading →


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The Folk Singer Spy (Series Review: “Patriot”)

Can an exhausted Intelligence agent suffering from PTSD, with a penchant for penning confessional song lyrics containing classified top secret info, stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons? There’s a song here somewhere. Continue Reading →


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Swimming into Legend (Film Review: Whale Rider)

A classic Family Film rich in history & natural beauty, and brimming with meaning, Whale Rider is a feminist parable that shines a modern light on a thousand year-old legend. Continue Reading →