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The American Nurse streaming for free

— by BEV QUESTAD — To honor nurses on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic, “The American Nurse” a gripping documentary, has been released for free viewing. The link is at the end of this review. Carolyn Jones, a cancer survivor inspired by the nurses who kept her alive,decided to team up with five […][...]

Review: About a Teacher

— by BEV QUESTAD — During his first year of teaching, Hanan Harchol tells his dad it’s like living in a war zone. “Yesterday one kid almost impaled another kid with a light stand.” Based on his own first three years of teaching fimmaking at an inner-city New York high school, Harchol has produced a […][...]

Review: The Other Lamb

— by RON WILKINSON — The opening scenes of the concubine-like quarters of the 15 or so women under the control of Shepherd tell the whole story. Do not try to impose any kind of literal, rational interpretation on this movie. The message is allegorical, at best. At worst, it is exploitation; a revenge thriller […][...]

Chris Hemsworth set to play Hulk Hogan

He has already amazed us all on the big screen with his feats of strength playing the Norse god Thor in “The Avengers” series of movies and in standalone adventures, but now Chris Hemsworth has accepted a role that might be even more over the top. Next year, he will be starring in the lead […][...]

Review: What You Gonna Do When …

— by BEV QUESTAD — Two boys, scared in a small carnival funhouse with sudden pop-outs, mirrors, clown faces, and crazy laughs, reflect the lives of African-Americans living in southern America. No matter where they turn in the frightening, bizarre environment, they must first conquer their fears to press onward. In effect, they are caught […][...]

Preparing for Microsoft 70-741 Exam?

Microsoft is considered to be one of the most renowned vendors of prestigious IT credentials and exams to equip you with the required skills to launch or advance your career in the IT field. With their badges you will always stay up to date with the modern technologies that evolve every single day and will […][...]

Review: Celebration

— by BEV QUESTAD — What is there to hide? Banned for 18 years, “Celebration,” an introspective on Yves Saint Laurent as a dress designer, has finally been released for all to view. Opening for a limited US run last October (2019), “Celebration” is streaming online this April. While the somewhat silent film itself does […][...]

Review: Vitalina Varela

— by RON WILKINSON — Now and then, rarely, a film appears that takes full advantage of the medium. This movie does that to such a degree that the complete lack of narrative dialog goes unnoticed. There is so much happening on the screen that the ear takes second place and the eyes are fastened […][...]

Review: Human Nature

— by BEV QUESTAD — The magic was here all along, and now, more than ever, it is ready to be used to eradicate congenital disorders, save coral reefs and possibly even help adaptation to climate change. It’s called CRISPR and it enables genetic engineering. Already it’s close to preventing sickle-cell anemia and closing in […][...]

Review: Run This Town

— by BEV QUESTAD — Beginning with a mock convention involving stand-ins for mayor and other local pols, “Run This Town” has an underlying satirical spirit. The intellectual acumen and clever arguments in the mock city hall hearings are entertaining. At random intervals, a washer or dryer spins, perhaps poking fun at the political spins […][...]