Daily Archives: April 19, 2013

Weekend movies: Mixed reviews for “Oblivion,” bad ones for “Home Run” and “Lords of Salem”

It occurred to me, on watching “Oblivion” for a second time last night as I waited to see “The Lords of Salem,” that it is very much an old-fashioned star vehicle. Tom Cruise holds the floor and the screen, and … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Mads Mikkelson in “The Hunt”

Thomas Vinterberg’s Danish drama “The Hunt” is about a seemingly innocent man being accused of child abuse. It is built around a riveting performance by Mads Mikkelson, who has graduated from “Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself” and being a bad … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “The Internship,” new trailer

It still looks funny. It still has a hint of the manic Vince Vaughn of old and the dopey Owen Wilson of now and always. June 7. A real zeitgeist comedy.

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Friday AM– movies on the radio, talking “Oblivion,” “Starbuck”

It’s Friday morning, time to chat with Mike “The Bulldog” Bianchi and Brian Kravitz over at 740 The Game. At 745, we’ll discuss “Oblivion,” a real “star vehicle” for a star who’s faded a bit — Tom Cruise. Not bad … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Zombies seem unqualified to be “The Lords of Salem”

Let’s give Rob and Sheri Moon Zombie, the Sonny and Cher of sadomasochistic horror, the benefit of the doubt and assume they set out to make “The Lords of Salem” some sort of instant bad cult film about witches. That … Continue reading

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