• Review: In 'Uncorked,' a full-bodied coming-of-age tale

    8 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    The wine movie is not exactly known for a bouquet of tasting notes. From “Wine Country” to “Bottle Shock,” they are usually light, amiable movies that amble through sunny fields of vines. “Sideways,” of course, is the choice vintage, but most come and go about as quickly and breezily as a bottle of pinot.
    “Uncorked,” the directorial debut of veteran TV writer Prentice Penny, also has a relaxed vibe but it brings some new elements to the table. For starters, it's not about white people. That alone makes “Uncorked,” which debuts Friday on Netflix, a rare varietal. Mamoudou Athie stars as...
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