What I Learned This Week: #21

Sunday, October 8 – Saturday, October 14   This Week in Movies: I saw Bladerunner 2019, a brooding, overlong, very pretty, unevenly-scored sequel. The replicants in this version search for meaning and humanity as they travel in densely packed consumer zones, sparse forgotten places where life is apparently more real, and sparsely decorated corporate officesContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #21”

Black Folks Make Movies (Film Review)

The Bronze Buckaroo (1939) Buck and the Preacher (1972)   Yesterday at the Micro Mini Cinema on Main Street was the monthly Black Folks Make Movies (BFMM) program. Held on the third Sunday of the month, BFMM extends its mission to examine and reclaim black film history. The founder of BFMM, Pam Thomas, introduces theContinue reading “Black Folks Make Movies (Film Review)”

Personal Shopper (Movie Review)

2016 Rated R Starring Kristen Stewart Personal Shopper is a psychological mystery and a bit of a ghost story with a very good performance from Kristen Stewart and a script that doesn’t know what it wants to say. Stewart’s character Maureen is in Paris waiting for a sign from her recently deceased brother. She usesContinue reading “Personal Shopper (Movie Review)”