Daily Archives: September 28, 2017

Movie Preview: Mark Wahlberg sets out to rescue a Getty in “All the Money in the World”

This was a pretty notorious kidnapping case when it happened back in 1973. A Getty grandson nabbed, the kid’s mother is “not a real Getty” and the Patriarch (Kevin Spacey) isn’t likely to pay ransom. Ridley Scott directed, with Michelle … Continue reading

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Adam Sandler drags Dustin, Ben Stiller and Emma Thompson to Netflix with him for “The Meyerwitz Stories”

Ok, that’s a mean headline, and this IS a Noah Baumbach film. And with that cast, it could be funny. Netflix aims considerably higher in its “Let’s Be in the Adam Sandler Business” strategy with “The Meyerwitz Stories.” Not really … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Owen Wilson and Ed Helms look for their “real Dad” in “Father Figures”

Granted, Owen Wilson’s been in the rear view mirror for a decade, and Ed Helms’ window to stardom was a pretty narrow one. But Glenn Close as a randy mom from “the ’70s, man,” and Christopher Walken, Ving Rhames, J.K. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The world changed after “Battle of the Sexes”

In America, we chart the sea changes in our culture through sport. Seminal figures from Jackie to Fernando, Babe to Althea, signal to us that our world is different or, in some cases, make it different all on their own. … Continue reading

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