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Film: “The Souvenir, Part II”

Joanna Hogg has given us a sequel to  her 2019 “A Souvenir”, and it’s a head-scratcher. But the positive of that includes “intriguing”, “tantalizing” and “wittily playful”, along with the negative of “frustrating” and “confusing”. Critical response has been even more positive than for the first part, which will no doubt help to finance other…

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Film: “Last Night In Soho”

I had been anticipating Edgar Wright’s “Last Night in Soho” for months. My film tastes were formed in th ’60’s, and I was eager to see the take on the era from a current auteur.  Having seen it, I know it was a personal work for him. With the assistance of co-scripter Krysty Wilson-Cairns, he…

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Film: “Annette”

  Directed by Leos Carax, “Annette” is an unusually straightforward story, simple in outline, that relies on its filmmaker’s command of the most advanced techniques to capture, and hold, our attention. And one other thing: all of the characters sing their dialogue. It was conceived as a rock-opera by the British brothers duo Sparks –…

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Digression: Andrew Cuomo

Sorry, but this is reality, not film. This is less about Cuomo than it is about what passes for journalism today. After his resignation, the narrative is struggling to evolve into something that reporters and editors can be more…comfortable with. So they are picking up on the “Me-Too” meme, about his sex-mad, discriminatory and abusive…

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Film: “Another Round”

“Another Round” is a winner, but be warned, this Danish import has many sharp edges that are meant to prick while it makes you laugh. It was directed and co-written (with Tobias Lindholm) by Thomas Vinterberg, and has received numerous festival awards. The main character is Martin, a high school history teacher in his early…

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