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‘Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time’ Review: A Flawed but Loving Documentary 40 Years in the Making

There’s a good reason why so much of Robert B. Weide and Don Argott’s “Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time” is spent explaining why and how the film came to be: This is a biographical documentary aimed at people who love Vonnegut’s books, but people who love Vonnegut’s books have already read about the key points […]

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‘Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time’ Review: A Portrait of the Fabled Writer Who Turned Darkness Into Play

“Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time” is two documentaries in one. It’s a film about the life and work of Kurt Vonnegut, and on that score it covers most of the bases and captures what it was that made Vonnegut the quintessential pop-philosopher novelist of his era — the quips and catchphrases and sci-fi curlicues, the […]

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Flashback review – confusing but compelling multiverse thriller

An It drone’s daily grind meshes with his druggie high-school past in a Canadian brain-teaser that is somewhere between schlock and geniusIf Slaughterhouse-Five and Donnie Darko had a baby, and that baby grew up in the 2000s, became a teenager and then developed a bit of a substance abuse problem, went partying with Denis Villeneuve’s […]

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TV Bits: ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’, ‘Baywatch’, ‘Disenchantment’, ‘American Horror Story: Apocalypse’, and More

In today’s edition of TV Bits: American Horror Story: Apocalypse gets a teaser and some casting news Baywatch is getting remastered in HD An update about a Slaughterhouse-Five TV adaptation Stephen King‘s The Stand is in development as a CBS All Access show Mickey Mouse is being honored with a primetime TV special The Man […]

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