Daily Archives: February 17, 2016

Movie Review: “Backtrack”

A recent piece by the numbers-crunching pundit site fivethirtyeight.com tried to come to grips with which actor has had the worst career, after winning an Oscar. And while you can quibble with the methodology and conclusions that the website conjured … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “A Country Called Home”

“A Country Called Home” makes a sturdy enough indie star vehicle for the criminally under-heralded Imogen Poots (“Need for Speed,” “That Awkward Moment”). She plays Ellie, who ventures to the small town in Texas where her wayward, alcoholic father has … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday”

He’s still got the suit, the white bucks, the bow tie. But it’s easy to see why this was a deemed Netflix picture. There are some laughs. Joe Manangiello delivers. But Pee-Wee Herman’s lost his mania, his fastball. His laugh. … Continue reading

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