‘Kindred’ Review: A Cross Between ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ and ‘Get Out’ That Keeps You Watching

I’m always relieved, if not excited, to encounter a horror film that isn’t about anything supernatural. A lot of today’s audiences wouldn’t even consider that a horror film; if it doesn’t goose you with effects or try for some version … Read more…

‘The Macaluso Sisters’ Review: A Generations-Spanning Tale of Sisterhood and Sorrow

Doves flutter, girls chatter, life sputters on — and sometimes gutters out — in Emma Dante’s tempestuous and touching sophomore feature “The Macaluso Sisters.” To imagine the decades-long catch-and-release sweep of a single lifespan and condense it into one sub-90-minute … Read more…

‘Wolfwalkers’ Review: What Big Eyes You’ll Have Watching Tomm Moore’s Environmental Fairy Tale

A decade ago, Tomm Moore startled the world by landing an Oscar nomination for “The Secret of Kells,” an independent animated feature that wowed those who saw it with its distinctive look (extrapolated from illuminated manuscripts) and near-phosphorescent palette (leaves … Read more…

‘Limbo’ Review: The Refugee Crisis Takes an Offbeat Comic Turn in This Toronto-via-Cannes Premiere

Spartan and wind-whipped and 25 miles from the already far-flung mainland of northern Scotland, the Uist Islands would be a disorienting place for most outsiders to find themselves stranded for an indefinite amount of time — and that’s without the … Read more…

‘Hopper/Welles’ Review: Dennis Hopper and Orson Welles Square Off in 1970 in a Tantalizing Talk Plucked From the Vaults

Dennis Hopper meets Orson Welles: That sounds like an oil-and-water match-up of legendary filmmakers. Welles, for all his renegade gusto, was a defrocked classicist — maybe (or maybe not) the greatest film director who ever lived, and one who became … Read more…

‘Hopper/Welles’ Review: Dennis Hopper and Orson Welles Square Off in 1970 in a Tantalizing Talk Plucked From the Vaults

Dennis Hopper meets Orson Welles: That sounds like an oil-and-water match-up of legendary filmmakers. Welles, for all his renegade gusto, was a defrocked classicist — maybe (or maybe not) the greatest film director who ever lived, and one who became … Read more…

‘Enola Holmes’ Review: Sherlock’s Kid Sister Rocks in Clever Netflix Original

The puzzles in “Enola Holmes” are not especially difficult, but they’re enough to stump the great Sherlock Holmes (played here by “Man of Steel” star Henry Cavill). To solve this particular mystery — which involves the disappearance of the detective’s … Read more…

‘All In: The Fight for Democracy’ Review: A Powerfully Timely and Absorbing Documentary About Voter Suppression

Here’s a startling statistic for you. In Mississippi, at the height of the Reconstruction era (which lasted until 1877), African-American voter registration stood at 67 percent. A century later, after America had defeated the Nazis and was being held up … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: Amid Public Distrust, Doctors Call for Independent Review of New Vaccine

As vaccine manufacturers prepare to put a cure for Covid-19 on the market, several physicians and health experts nationwide are attempting to create an independent commission to review data from coronavirus vaccine trials before a vaccine is released on the … Read more…

‘Critical Thinking’ Review: John Leguizamo’s Inspirational High-School Chess Drama

“Critical Thinking” is one of those up-from-the-streets high-school competition movies where just mentioning the true story it’s based on kind of gives the game away. Set in 1998, it’s about the five chess wizards from Miami Jackson High who became … Read more…

‘MTV Video Music Awards’ Review: Lady Gaga Almost Saves a Show Unsure of How to Go On in a Pandemic

Before proceeding any further, let’s acknowledge the clear superstars of the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards: Lady Gaga’s mask designers. They should be given his own awards, at some point, for being the individual who kept us on the edge … Read more…

Flagship White Water l A Liquid Pomade That Changed Me l In-Depth Product Review

Modern Man TV BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of … Read more…

‘The Eight Hundred’ Review: Blockbuster Chinese War Epic Delivers Imax-Scale Spectacle

Four days feels like an eternity in “The Eight Hundred,” mainland Chinese writer-director Guan Hu’s monumental, if sometimes unwieldy epic interpretation of the courageous defense of a warehouse by the Chinese Nationalist Army in October 1937. For those with little … Read more…

‘The Eight Hundred’ Review: Blockbuster Chinese War Epic Delivers Imax-Scale Spectacle

Four days feels like an eternity in “The Eight Hundred,” mainland Chinese writer-director Guan Hu’s monumental, if sometimes unwieldy epic interpretation of the courageous defense of a warehouse by the Chinese Nationalist Army in October 1937. For those with little … Read more…

‘The August Virgin’ Review: Spend a Quiet Month in Madrid With This Late-Summer Breather

I’m writing this review from my summer vacation. Loath as I am to invoke the first person, this admission is relevant for two reasons. Like Eva (Itsaso Arana), the main character of Jonás Trueba’s patient, zephyr-like “The August Virgin,” I’ve … Read more…

‘Overall it’s like the most chaotic Pinterest board made real’ – Birch, Hertfordshire: review

Birch is the latest ‘concept’ hotel to chase the Instagram generation, but haphazard design and pricey wellness and creative activities leave little room for relaxation Arriving at Birch, you would be forgiven for thinking you were headed to a service … Read more…

Inspector general to review postmaster policy orders and ethic complaints

CNN BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American … Read more…

CPRX Plunges As MuSK-MG Trial Flops, MESO Awaits FDA Panel Review, EQ Soars After-hrs

Today’s Daily Dose brings you news about Seres Therapeutics’ ECOSPOR trial data, acquisition of Pfenex by Ligand, Trevena’s pain drug getting FDA nod, Reata update on investigational drug Omaveloxolone being developed for Friedreich’s Ataxia, and disappointing results from Catalyst Pharma’s … Read more…