Daily Archives: October 27, 2013

Movie Review: “I’m in Love with a Church Girl”

Here’s a faith-based film that has the hint of a “Hail Mary” pass about it. A cast of mostly has-beens or never-weres takes its shot at reinventing itself in a feebly written fable aimed down at an audience they don’t … Continue reading

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SNL’s “Wes Anderson Horror Movie” sketch

http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/new-horror-trailer/n42349 A dead on Owen Wilson impersonation by Edward Norton, an on-key Alec Baldwin voice over (needed script editing) and an ever-so-twee tone. I’d pay to see this.

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“Captain America, The Winter Soldier” the British trailer

Robert Redford cashes a check and classes up this Chris Evans comic book vehicle. Because Samuel L. Jackson is no longer enough of a novelty. Shades of “Avengers,” a juicier part for Scarlett J. And Evans doesn’t have to be … Continue reading

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Box Office: “Bad Grandpa” opens big, “Meatballs” clears $100, “Slave” cracks top 10

Oh, and “The Counselor”? Ridley Scott’s all-star Cormac McCarthy yak-and-kill fest bombed. Under $8 million. The last “Jackass” movie was in 3D and earned over $50 million on its opening weekend. The new one only has Johnny Knoxville and a … Continue reading

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Randy Moore turns Disney World memories into a nightmare in “Escape from Tomorrow”

Randall “Randy” Moore got the Disney bug early. The son of divorced parents who grew up in Chicago, he’d spend summers with his dad, in Winter Park, Fla., just outside of Orlando.“I’d get off the plane,” Moore remembers, “and we’d … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Watts and Dillon go gritty for “Sunlight Jr.”

Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon dive into the grit of “Sunlight Jr.,” a downbeat romance set among the convenience store working class poor. And though they sometimes let us realize that they’re just a couple of movie stars, slumming, it’s still … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Angels Sing”

An all-star cast of singers become actors for “Angels Sing,” a wan little holiday film that manages to show a little heart once it finally gets going.Harry Connick Jr. stars as an Austin, Texas history professor who doesn’t put much … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Escape from Tomorrow”

You don’t have to be a parent who has survived dragging small children through the wonders of Walt Disney World to “get” the Gothic vamp “Escape from Tomorrow.” But it helps. A demented black and white acid trip through bad … Continue reading

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