Daily Archives: September 23, 2017

Movie Review: “Beach Rats” find it almost as hard to come out of the closet as ever.

Over the decades, “queer cinema” has largely confined itself to three basic plots. There were dramas about about transgression, furtive love or lust, and persecution for “the love that dare not speak its name.” “Prick Up Your Ears” and most … Continue reading

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Box Office: “Kingsman” is crowned, “LEGO” limps in, “Friend Request” deleted

The “excruciating” “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” was on pace late Thursday and all through Friday to hit the $40 million mark on its opening weekend. If it doesn’t, blame word-of-mouth. Reviews aren’t killing it, but they’re not complimenting the tastes … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Harry Dean Stanton takes a deserved curtain call as “Lucky”

In his seven decades as a movie and TV star, Harry Dean Stanton rarely had to carry a picture. Stanton, who died earlier this month at the ripe old age of 91, was a character actor — the consummate supporting … Continue reading

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