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Daily Archives: March 15, 2013
Just what one wants to read in a posting, that A) Fox wants to make a movie about Moses, that B) they have Ridley Scott, who has lost his fastball, and then some, down as director, and C) that they … Continue reading
It’s time to round up some neighborhood kids and take off for the latest animated outing from Dreamworks. “The Croods” is a not-so-modern Stone Age family that assorted personal and geological events put on the run and on the road, … Continue reading
Yes, they are or at least “were” a couple, as of last year. Haven’t checked back to see if that’s still the case. But Danny Boyle gave Rosario Dawson her best role in years with “Trance,” and I’ll be talking … Continue reading
It was roundly criticized when it went on the air for being in poor taste — a comedy about bumbling Nazis and con-men POWs during World War II. The phrase “too soon” came up more than once regarding “Hogan’s Heroes.” … Continue reading
The teen daughter of an SS officer leads her siblings through Germany in the days after the surrender and experiences, first-hand, the horrors their family helped create. That’s the promise of “Lore,” a German drama based on a Rachel Seiffert … Continue reading
It’s the latest film from the “Shotgun Stories” and “Take Shelter” director Jeff Nichols. Rural, brittle stories with unforgettably “off” characters. “Mud” opens at the end of spring.
The second question’s answer appears to be an almost certain “Sure.” “Oz, the Great and Powerful,” did over $80 million on its first weekend and even if it has no legs, should clear $25-30 million this weekend. Which means that … Continue reading
“It gets worse when you get older.” Yeah, Keanu, it does. “On the nose” casting, putting Reeves in the lead role where he’s both confused, “dumb,” and somehow irresistible. “Generation Um…” opens in late May.