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Kristian Lin

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Black, Gold, and Red Penguins

My interests in hockey and film don’t often intersect, but with the NHL back on the ice, Universal Studios is putting out Red Penguins,...

R.I.P., Leon Fleisher

The classical music world gives us the sad but not unexpected news today that pianist Leon Fleisher has died at the age of 92....

Amulet: Chiroptophobia

Nowhere have women film directors made such an impact as in horror movies. Of course, women have now directed great films in every genre,...

Yes, God, Yes: Avoid Leafy Greens

Yes, God, Yes brings back memories for me, because it is set at a Catholic school spiritual retreat in the early 2000s. I went...

Dark: Déjà Vu All Over Again

Netflix is pushing Dark pretty hard since airing the third and planned final season of the acclaimed German science-fiction show. If you’ve heard anything about...

Relic: Black Death

I couldn’t obtain a screener of Relic, so I strapped into a hazmat suit — okay, maybe a bit less than that — and...

First Cow: Got Milk?

Some of the most fascinating filmmakers seem to have been born at the wrong time. Whit Stillman should have been writing Restoration comedies, Guy...

Considering Rachel McAdams

Earlier this month, I ran across the teaser for Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga. I didn’t know anything about the project,...

Miss Juneteenth: Right on Time

And so it came to pass that after three solid weeks of protests against racial violence by the police and a vote by the...

Shirley That’s Enough

Lots of actors can express contempt, but when Elisabeth Moss grabs hold of it, it’s special. Somehow she makes that basic emotion into something...