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Movie Review: ‘Ammonite’ Blu-ray

Greetings again from the darkness. “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz injected “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” (1966) with downtrodden Charlie repeating the line, “I got a rock” after each house on the trick or treat trail. It was funny because no one would rather ...Read More

Movie Short Review: ‘Hunger Ward’

Review by James Lindorf Most directors seek to entertain; to some, like Cristopher Nolan, it is all about the art of cinema. Then there is director Skye Fitzgerald who is looking to change the world. His Humanitarian Trilogy, which includes 2015’s Oscar® shortlisted 50 ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Brothers By Blood’

Review by James Lindorf “Brothers by Blood” is writer and director Jérémie Guez’s atmospheric adaptation of “Amor Fraterno” (Brotherly Love), Pete Dexter’s thrilling tale about mob life in Philadelphia. Philly may be known as the City of Brotherly Love, but there is no love ...Read More

Movie Short Review: ‘Alina’

Greetings again from the darkness. World War II continues to be mined for cinematic gold. Very talented director Rami Kodeih working with a terrific script from Nora Mariana Salim delivers a tension-packed 25 minute short film likely to put a knot in your gut. ...Read More