NO MAN OF GOD – Review by Liz Braun

Knowing these are actual conversations between Bill Hagmaier and Ted Bundy adds an edge to the proceedings, but watching the men talk in isolation with no reference to any other part of their lives makes this a sort of intellectual exercise that remains unconnected to the emotional. Except for revulsion. Any student of psychopathy can explain that serial killers are generally a dull bunch, distinguished only by the mad-dog impulses that eventually get them put down. Bundy had smartest-guy-in-the-room syndrome but was otherwise not remotely interesting enough to warrant the 20 or so movies, series and podcasts about his life.

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK May 31, 2019: Rachel Carey’s ASK FOR JANE

Movies don’t get much more timely than Ask for Jane, director Rachel Carey’s earnest, fact-based feature film debut about a group of young college women in pre-Roe v. Wade Chicago who formed the Jane Collective, an underground organization that defied current laws and risked criminal prosecution to help women with unwanted pregnancies secure safe medical abortions.

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK April 20: LITTLE PINK HOUSE

motw logo 1-35Courtney Balaker’s “Little Pink House” is a compelling and compassionate truth-based drama about Susette Kelo who fought to save her beloved home when New London, Connecticut officials claimed it under eminent domain so the land could be used by Pfizer to build a Viagra plant. Continue reading…

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