Daily Archives: August 20, 2016

Box Office: “Ben-Hur” bombs, “Kubo” underwhelms

So it’s to be another weekend won by that limp Warner Brothers comic book actioner, “Suicide Squad.” Because none of the new releases has a prayer of pushing it off the top spot, despite the downward spiral of ticket sales … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Confirmation”, now on Netflix

A little Catholic boy tries to stop his dad’s downward spiral into alcohol and poverty in “The Confirmation,” a bleak but funny comedy from the screenwriter of “Nebraska.” What writer/director Bob Nelson has dreamed up here is a “Bicycle Thieves” … Continue reading

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