Archive for August, 2017

Bruce Lee Is Nobody's Second Banana
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Bruce Lee Is Nobody’s Second Banana

A consumer warning for this weekend: a supposed Bruce Lee biopic is anything but. Instead, a fictional white guy takes center stage while Bruce Lee becomes a supporting player. Wait for Shannon Lee to come out with her film about her father Bruce Lee. Fortunately, a couple of well-received films from Sundance make their S.F. […]

Robert Pattinson Combs NYC For Bail Money
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Robert Pattinson Combs NYC For Bail Money

Robert Pattinson plays a desperate brother in a new crime thriller. Those used to seeing Robert Pattinson in a heart-throb role will have a freak-out. Others will feel Pattinson’s extending his range. Equally controversial, yet not starring Robert Pattinson, is Bertrand Bonello’s look at contemporary terrorism. This film will provoke praise or scorn, never indifference. […]

Original Uncut Suspiria, Monster Squad Turns 30
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Original Uncut Suspiria, Monster Squad Turns 30

Before the remake of Suspiria comes out, catch one of Edgar Wright’s favorite horror films in the Italian soft-subtitled but uncut original. Yes, you have to brave the Roxie Rush Line for a chance to see this rare print of Suspiria, but this is one of those films that’s worth the effort. Also showing this […]

Al Gore Still Inspires Humanity To Fight Climate Change
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Al Gore Still Inspires Humanity To Fight Climate Change

Do you think Al Gore gave up when climate deniers managed to stall efforts against climate change? As the sequel to the Al Gore film An Inconvenient Truth shows, our former Vice President believes it’s still not too late to unleash a renewable energy revolution. For those who want the inspiration of Al Gore but […]