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More Reviews From The 19th San Francisco DocFest

Posted September 22, 2020 by

In the Sean Penn-directed film “Into The Wild,” protagonist Christopher McCandless’ travels take him to the Southern California desert.  There, he sees Leonard Knight’s folk art sculpture Salvation Mountain and even meets Knight himself.  The sculpture is a colorful expression
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19th San Francisco DocFest Reviews

Posted September 8, 2020 by

Raymond Chandler once famously wrote about how the Santa Ana winds could push people to murder.  For viewers who’ve never had the pleasure of living with the Santa Ana winds, seeing the halny at full strength may give you an
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“River City Drumbeat”–Review

Posted August 12, 2020 by

It can’t be said often enough that being able to consume the products of a different peoples’ culture is a far cry from being able to understand the people that created the cultural product being enjoyed.  In more concrete terms,
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“Comisery”–Review

Posted June 9, 2020 by

Admittedly, life under coronavirus lockdown is not material readymade for comic treatment.  The new Web Series “Comisery” attempts to solve that problem by using the need for sheltering in place as the basis for a science fictional apocalyptic dark screwball
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