Watch List Weekly Recap 3/30/23

March goes out like a lamb with a Keanu encomium and six best bets in theaters and on VOD. ("Rye Lane," people.)

Watch List Weekly Recap 3/30/23

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Monday I padded out my recovery time by reprinting my Sunday Washington Post Arts section front-pager on the Tao of Keanu Reeves for paid subscribers.

The full Keanu: Mellowest guy on the planet to onscreen killing machine
I’m still gearing up for a return later this week, but as a bonus for paid subscribers who don’t subscribe to the Washington Post online, here’s the piece I wrote on Keanu Reeves for this past Sunday’s Arts section — I hope you enjoy it, because I certainly enjoyed writing it. TB

Normality or some semblance thereof returned by end of week, allowing me to happily recommend a few fine new features on VOD and in theaters, plus a couple of choice oldies. But, seriously, if you need a spring pick-me-up, check out “Rye Lane” (above) on Hulu.

What To Watch: Post-Op Edition
The tongue-in-cheek question I posed on Facebook the day after my surgery two weeks ago remains relevant today: Can a movie critic without a spleen really be considered a movie critic? I guess we find out from here on in, but rest assured that my bile ducts remain open for business. And don’t ask whether I’ve still got gall.

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