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Daily Archives: April 6, 2016
It happens to every big screen comic sooner or later. Eventually, some desperate director, working from a deathly-dull script, pleads into that comic’s ear, “Just get in front of the camera and DO something, SAY something, ANYTHING funny.” And a whole … Continue reading
“Midnight Special” is a cryptic and suspenseful sci-fi road picture, a thriller so tightly pitched it would work even without the magical science fiction element. Writer-director Jeff Nichols has done some of his best work with children (“Mud”) and Michael … Continue reading