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Kristian Lin

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Ghostland: I Saw the Sion

Who is Japan’s craziest filmmaker right now? I say it’s Sion Sono. His movies include the gangsta rap karate musical Tokyo Tribe and Why...

Eyes of Tammy Faye: Cross of Gold

When Jim Bakker was convicted on 24 counts of defrauding his investors at PTL Ministries in 1989, his wife and frequent TV host Tammy...

Ted Lasso: American Football

NBC and Jason Sudeikis invented the character of Ted Lasso for a series of TV spots promoting the U.S. network’s coverage of English Premier...

Film Shorts // September 15-21, 2021

OPENING   Best Sellers (NR) This drama stars Michael Caine as a reclusive author who agrees to do one final book tour to save the publishing...

Film Shorts // September 8-14, 2021

OPENING   The Alpinist (PG-13) Peter Mortimer and Nick Rosen’s documentary profiles Canadian mountain climber Marc-André Leclerc, who scales mountains all over the world by himself...

Card Counter: Poker Face

This weekend is the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, so it’s fitting that The Card Counter comes out as one of...

Small Engine Repair: Quick Fix

They’re selling Small Engine Repair as the new movie about toxic masculinity. It is that, but I think that’s the wrong way to approach...

Shang-Chi: Power of Ten

Here’s the extraordinary thing about Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: The Chinese have been trying to make this movie for the...

Summer Transfer Roundup

The pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the global market for soccer players as USA begins a World Cup qualifying campaign with a draw...

Film Shorts // September 1-7, 2021

OPENING   Ailey (PG-13) Jamila Wignot’s documentary profiles the great African-American choreographer. (Opens Friday at Grand Berry Theater) Cinderella (PG) Camila Cabello stars in this musical based...