Daily Archives: September 10, 2017

Box Office: “It” shatters horror records, Sept. records — $117 million opening

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma didn’t dampen turnout for Stephen King’s “It,” which almost doubled pre-release projections to open with almost $117 million on its opening weekend. No stars, a second adaptation of a book turned into a TV mini series … Continue reading

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Review: “We’re No Animals” shows John Cusack at 50 — lots of “Black Baseball Cap” roles

For a movie critic, stumbling across a “new to Netflix” release you haven’t seen or even heard of is an “Uh oh” moment — for the film’s stars. “We’re No Animals,” the last and least title conjured up for an … Continue reading

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“The Last Giant of Late Night” charts Letterman’s rise and decade-long phone-it-in fall

I had the same doubts about Jason Zinoman’s “The Last Giant of Late Night” Letterman biography that I had about his New York Timesman predecessor Bill Carter’s “The Late Shift.” That is that the book starts out with the same … Continue reading

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