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There must be something in the zeitgeist!  I loved Aaron Sorkin’s film Being the Ricardos, which spotlighted the immensely talented Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, as well as their sometimes tempestuous romance.  And now, hot on the heels of that film, comes Amy Poehler’s w

Death on the Nile is the sequel to the 2017 film Murder on the Orient Express.  It’s an adaptation of Agatha Christie’s 1937 novel.  Kenneth Branagh returns to direct as well as star as the master detective Hercule Poirot. The year is 1937, and Poirot sees a happy, recen

I have been an enormous fan of George Carlin’s ever since listening to an audiocassette recording of his 1988 stand-up show “What am I Doing in New Jersey?” at way too young an age.  I am hugely excited for this new documentary: I enjoyed seeing the trailer for Avat

Oscar Isaac stars in Marvel’s latest excellent Disney+ series, Moon Knight.  Mr. Isaac plays Steven Grant, a shy, nebbishy fellow who works in the gift shop of the British Museum in London.  Mr. Grant is afflicted by a weird problem in which he seems to lose time and wake up i

Joy Ride is a documentary/performance film directed by Bobcat Goldthwait.  A perilous car accident doesn’t stop Mr. Goldthwait and his friend, comedian Dana Gould, from continuing their stand-up tour!  The film alternates between clips of the two men killing it on-stage during th