Daily Archives: July 24, 2017

“Wonder Woman” passes “Guardians II” to become #1 movie of the summer

It took seven weeks to do it, but “Wonder Woman,” holding onto more audience and more screens for a longer period of time, finally passed “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” to become the biggest hit of the summer cinema season. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Solid cast can’t rescue “Shot Caller” from prison pic formula

There are basically two types of “ex-con” pictures. You have the ex-con who wants to go straight, but “the life” pulls the convict back into old alliances, old habits and murderous practices (“Straight Time”). Or we’re shown a released-inmate dive … Continue reading

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Movie Review — “Turn it Around! The Story of East Bay Punk”

  “If it’s too loud,” the ancient wisecrack about youth music goes, “you’re too old.” The documentary film version of that saying might be, “If it’s too long, it’d damn-well better be about the Holocaust.” “Turn it Around! The Story … Continue reading

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