Daily Archives: April 17, 2017

Movie Review: Netflix patrols an overfamiliar Iraq War road in “Sand Castle”

At this point in time, if your film is going to take us into combat in the Iraq War and Occupation, you’d better find something fresh to say on the subject. It takes nothing away from the men and women … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Promise” is unkept

Period piece romances set against the turmoil of war. They all start out as “Doctor Zhivago,” they all end up as “The English Patient” — or worse. “The Promise” is a World War I love triangle tale set during Turkey’s … Continue reading

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Easter Box Office: Will we ever get past “Furious”?

Another opening weekend, another epic turnout for another “Fast and the Furious” film. Jeebus, what’s it going to take for “you people” to get over this damned franchise? Eight films, a new villain (and an Oscar winner,this time) and you … Continue reading

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