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Small, Beautifully Moving Parts
March 5, 2012 – 5:59 pm | No Comment
Small, Beautifully Moving Parts

Plays at Cinequest in San Jose
Mar 7 at 5:00 PM, Mar 9 at 7:45 PM, and Mar 10 at 2:15pm
by Richard von Busack
Sarah Sparks (Anna Margaret Hollyman) is a NYC fix-it girl who relates better …

Play
March 4, 2012 – 9:27 pm | No Comment
Play

(Plays at Cinequest 22:
SJ Rep, March 5, 2012 at 4:00 PM
March 10, 2012 at 2:00 PM)
By Richard von Busack
Perplexing but immaculately composed, Play is derived from the news story of a true-life crime wave in …

The Women on the Sixth Floor
March 1, 2012 – 4:49 pm | No Comment
The Women on the Sixth Floor

by Richard von Busack
(Opens Mar 2 at the Summerfield Cinemas in Santa Rosa, California)
(unrated; 104 min.)
Fabrice Luchini is an ace farceur (Potiche, The Girl from Monaco, and beyond). He uses (and needs) everything he’s got …

Hollywood Before the Code: “Nasty-Ass Movies for a Nasty-Ass World” at the Roxie Theater, San Francisco
February 29, 2012 – 5:55 pm | No Comment
Hollywood Before the Code: “Nasty-Ass Movies for a Nasty-Ass World” at the Roxie Theater, San Francisco

By Richard von Busack
Pottersville:
a place full of bewildered people who don’t understand they’re all in the wrong movie. The razz of saxophones blare underneath the too-bright neon, and every dark alley has a lurker in …

Act of Valor
February 24, 2012 – 10:17 am | 3 Comments
Act of Valor

By Richard von Busack
Happily, the brave and patriotic Navy SEALS who portray brave and patriotic Navy SEALS in Act of Valor aren’t the worst thing about a rotten movie. The way their roles are shaped, …

Henry V (1944)
February 20, 2012 – 6:22 pm | No Comment
Henry V (1944)

by Richard von Busack
(Plays Feb 21-23 in Palo Alto, California at the Stanford Theatre.)
Hamlet is famous for a scene of a conversation between a man and a skull. (The skull says nothing but it has …

The Secret World of Arrietty
February 16, 2012 – 12:06 pm | No Comment
The Secret World of Arrietty

By Richard von Busack
HAYAO MIYAZAKI is in his 70s now. He supervised and co-wrote The Secret World of Arrietty, a Japanese animated version of the children’s tale The Borrowers. Hiromasa Yonebayashi is credited as the …

Chico and Rita
February 13, 2012 – 1:48 pm | No Comment
Chico and Rita

by Richard von Busack
THE MOLDINESS of the 1950s musical plot of Chico & Rita is mitigated a little by stirring, even lavish, animated recreations of mid-20th-century Havana and New York City, as seen from convertible …

A Separation
January 27, 2012 – 4:59 pm | No Comment
A Separation

by Richard von Busack
ANOTHER BRILLIANT movie from the land of brilliant movies, Iran’s A Separation unfolds in layers, with a secret revealed in the last 20 minutes.
There isn’t a lead actor per se; the cast …

Red Tails
January 20, 2012 – 5:52 pm | No Comment
Red Tails

(Showtimes and tickets here)
By Richard von Busack
The heroism of the Tuskegee Airmen, African-Americans who fought and died for a nation that treated them as second-class citizens, will never be forgot. The movie Red Tails, however…forget …

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