Life, Earth, Again (This Week’s Reviews)

Keira Knightley, Begin Again

Keira Knightley, Begin Again

Links to reviews I wrote this week for the Herald and Seattle Weekly.

Life Itself. “A blunt, stirring portrait of illness.”

Tammy. “You know a performer has defined her comic persona when she scores big laughs with her face covered.”

Earth to Echo. “Charm is in short supply.”

Begin Again. “Arranged around music: its composition, its performance, its meaning.”

Listen to the latest edition of the Overlook Podcast, as Steve Scher and I do a “live” version before a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger at the University Branch of the Seattle Public Library. Our thoughts (and the audience’s comments) on Hitchcock are posted here.

Could it be 50 years since the opening of A Hard Day’s Night? The film is being released again to theaters, undoubtedly with some new restoration. An excuse to remember a previous re-release and a movie about pure joy: read here.



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