THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND – Review by Leslie Combemale

I’m not sure anyone knew SNL’s Pete Davidson had even a shred of acting talent. The King of Staten Island will change that. Davidson stars as Scott Carlin, a version of himself, in a story loosely-based on his experience with depression, drug addiction, borderline personality disorder, and grief.

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FRANKIE – Review by Martha K Baker

The film “Frankie” is set in Sintra, Portugal, known for its dense landscapes. “Frankie” involves dense plotting — but not garden plots. This film is either a delicate disquisition on marriage, or else it attempts to pull the wool over arthouse audiences that think pausing between palavering is the same as significant introspection.

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