After being clonked over the head in 1944's "Murder, My Sweet," Raymond Chandler's immortal private eye Philip Marlowe wryly narrated the experience of being knocked out: "A black pool opened up at my feet. I jumped in."
A gay couple who have been together for almost four decades are separated — at least physically — by factors beyond their control in “Love Is Strange,” the latest tender and meandering exploration of human relationships from indie darling Ira Sach.
A year or so ago, Val Kilmer, actor, songwriter and of late, Mark Twain impersonator, opened up to an interviewer and told a wonderfully strange and hitherto unheard anecdote about meeting one of his personal heroes: Bob Dylan.
There’s a delicious moment in “Get On Up,” Tate Taylor’s new James Brown biopic, when Brown — played by Chadwick Boseman, in a thrillingly magnetic performance — is about to appear on the T.A.M.I. Show, a multi-act concert filmed in 1964.