Daily Archives: May 27, 2016

Movie Review: “The Phenom”

“The Phenom” is a sensitive, unconventional baseball tale rendered in the muted tones of dread, a young player’s fear of letting everyone down. It’s about a rookie pitcher (Johnny Simmons) trying and failing to cope with the pressures of a … Continue reading

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Weekend Movies: Will bad reviews beat down “X-Men”, “Alice”?

A sequel and a franchise finale opened late Thursday. But bad reviews greeted “Alice Through the Looking Glass.” And weak ones are waving in front of “X-Men: Apocalypse.” So will what looked like a blockbuster weekend, on paper, best a … Continue reading

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