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Kristian Lin

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Marcel: Shelter in Place

It’s funny — a few days ago I caught up with The House on Netflix and greatly admired the skill and imagination of that...

Film Shorts // July 20-26, 2022

OPENING   La Abuela (R) This Spanish horror film stars Almudena Amor as a Paris fashion model who must return home to Madrid when her grandmother...

Deer King: Black Plague

Masashi Andō did not mean to make a movie about the COVID pandemic when he started work on The Deer King. The story, after...

Where the Crawdads Sing: Marsh Murder

I’ve got good news for all you fans of Delia Owens’ Where the Crawdads Sing: It’s exactly the movie you’re looking for. The big-screen...

Korean Killer

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? By all rights, Parasite’s Oscar win for Best Picture should have started a flood of Korean movies into...

Film Shorts // July 13-19, 2022

OPENING   Gabby Giffords Won’t Back Down (PG-13) The filmmaking team of Julie Cohen and Betsy West (RBG) helm this documentary about the former Arizona congresswoman...

Good Fry Day

My first visit to Helen’s Hot Chicken could not have started less promisingly. The second location of an eatery whose original spot is in...

Film Shorts // July 6-12, 2022

OPENING   Happy Birthday (NR) Vennela Kishore stars in this Indian comedy as a cabinet minister who loosens gun restrictions, leading to an explosion of gun...

Thor for Four

Taika Waititi won an Oscar for his script for Jojo Rabbit, and that sort of acclaim can be death for a comedy writer —...

White Raven: Ukrainian Sniper

For all you fellow film freaks out there, maybe the Russian invasion of Ukraine has made you curious about what sort of movies they’ve...