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I, TONYA: we can laugh, but must not judge

The riotously funny docucomedy I, Tonya relives the tawdry story of figure skating star Tonya Harding, brought to disgrace when her supporters injured her competitor Nancy Kerrigan.  Margot Robbie (significantly glammed down) is exceptional as Tonya Harding. Harding, of course, … Continue reading

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Cinequest: THE GREAT SASUKE

Mikiko Sasaki’s ever surprising The Great Sasuke starts out with the most essential element of a documentary – a compelling subject.  Here it’s a Japanese pro wrestler who achieved stardom after bringing a Lucha Libre mask (and a wife) from … Continue reading

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Cinequest: SWEDEN’S COOLEST NATIONAL TEAM

The winning Nerd Olympics documentary Sweden’s Coolest National Team brings us into a world that I didn’t know existed – international competition in memory sport. That subject is the first factor that elevates Sweden’s Coolest National Team above the familiar … Continue reading

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