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Daily Archives: July 28, 2015
A teen romance with most of the rough edges rubbed off, “Paper Towns” is as pleasantly bland as the city that is its setting — Orlando. That’s where Quentin (Nat Wolff of “Stuck in Love”) has pined away for neighboring … Continue reading
Jokier and more obviously derivative, “Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation” is the funniest “MI” picture, and maybe the worst of the series. It’s still an amusing Greatest Hits package, with Tom Cruise anchoring the action in a story that borrows from thrillers … Continue reading
Nostalgia is an understandable, if perhaps misguided reaction to “Vacation,” a sequel/reboot of 1983’s “National Lampoon’s Vacation.” The soundtrack tugs at…something…every time Lindsay Buckingham’s “Holiday Road” theme song burbles back to life. And Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo reprise their … Continue reading