Winter TV Roundup, Week 5

We’re racing through January and turning the corner into February, and the torrent of new shows is picking up. This week included some anticipated new releases, but which are worth checking out? Let this weekly post be your guide as I review the pilot and second episode of new scripted series this Winter. Don’t see... Continue Reading →

Infinity Pool Review

Director: Brandon Cronenberg Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Mia Goth, Cleopatra Coleman, Jalil Lisper https://ca-times.brightspotcdn.com/dims4/default/d073bb0/2147483647/strip/true/crop/3840x2160+0+0/resize/1200x675!/quality/80/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fcalifornia-times-brightspot.s3.amazonaws.com%2F83%2F2e%2F1b8169024ea7afec1a667469c91d%2Finfinity-pool-beach-miaalexander-courtesyofneontopic.jpeg If 2022 was the year of film’s satirical lambasting of the wealthy and privileged with Triangle of Sadness, Glass Onion, and The Menu, the new thriller Infinity Pool might signal the transition into a darker sensibility. Although there are still several satirical... Continue Reading →

Fair Play Review – Sundance 2023

Fair Play: Directed by Chloe Domont SYNOPSIS: An unexpected promotion at a cutthroat hedge fund pushes a young couple’s relationship to the brink, threatening to unravel not only their recent engagement but their lives. So many thoughts on this epic of a film. Another project at the very top of the Sundance watchlist due to... Continue Reading →

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