Daily Archives: June 30, 2015

Movie Review: Heigl croons in “Jackie & Ryan”

Hollywood pariahdom has many causes but one unmistakable effect. The pariah struggles on, working in smaller and smaller films until oblivion sets in, or cable TV offers a resurrection. Katherine Heigl diva-bombed her way off the acting A-list. But she’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Amy” finds the villains in Amy Winehouse’s troubled life, among them, the singer herself.

Those looking for villains in the obscenely short life of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse will find a few in “Amy,” the new documentary about her life and death. Director Asif Kapadia had the gloves off for his much-honored 2010 doc … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Magic Mike XXL”

Channing Tatum’s deja vu in “Magic Mike XXL” has less to do with the film it’s a sequel to,”Magic Mike,” than with the film that launched his career. “Magic Mike II” is basically “Step Up: The Stripping Years.” It’s still … Continue reading

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