Daily Archives: September 4, 2020

The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Broad but spirited

Some of those classic Victorian novels written by Charles Dickens delighted me a lot when I read them during my adolescent and college years. Sure, many of the characters in his novels are essentially stereotypes, but they are strikingly and … Continue reading

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The One and Only Ivan (2020) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A tale of one painting gorilla

“The One and Only Ivan”, which was released on Disney+ a few weeks ago, is a safe and sappy product which does not overcome its several glaring shortcomings much. While I was quite distracted by those talking animals in the … Continue reading

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