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Documentary Review: ‘Becoming Cousteau’

Greetings again from the darkness. For anyone under age 35, it may be difficult to imagine a world where high-definition cameras don’t blanket every nook and cranny of our planet. These days, there are multiple channels serving up nature and oceanic documentaries, many with ...Read More

Movie Short Review: ‘Al-Sit’

Greetings again from the darkness. Nafisa (Mihad Murtada) is a typical teenage girl who picks cotton daily alongside her friends in the fields of their rural Sudan community. She flirts with a local boy while her friends ‘ooh and ahh’ knowing that her parents ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Knocking’

Review by James Lindorf A tragedy often changes how you view yourself, the world around you, and your place in it. For Molly (Cecilia Milocco), that trauma came on what was supposed to be a pleasant holiday to the beach with her wife. A ...Read More

Movie Short Review: ‘Play It Safe’

Greetings again from the darkness. The camaraderie is obvious in this class full of aspiring young British actors. They go through their drills and encourage each other to stretch their boundaries, as that’s the favored approach to honing their acting skill. Jonathan has been ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Halloween Kills’

Review by James Lindorf It has been 43 years since the night he came home in 1978. In that time, there have been nine sequels focused on the shape of evil that terrorizes Haddonfield, Illinois. There was that one other sequel that involved Stonehenge, ...Read More