Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

Movie Review: “The Stray”

I wanted to love “The Stray,” and I’d have been satisfied if it had reached as high as “liked.” Because if you’ve ever shared your life with a dog, you’re a sucker for a movie about that “special” dog — … Continue reading

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Movie Review — “My Little Pony: The Movie”

Let’s keep this short, right? If you’re over the age of five, and you’re not taking someone UNDER the age of five to see “My Little Pony: The Movie,” you’re in the wrong theater Unless you’re a “Brony,” so let’s … Continue reading

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Today’s first Screening: “Wonderstruck”

Wondrously eccentric director Todd Haynes, of “Far From Heaven” and “I’m Not There” and “Carol” adapted the Brian Selznick best seller about a tale of two deaf children in different periods in time seeking the answer to a personal mystery. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Marshall” recalls a case that made history, and a Supreme Court Justice

Chadwick Boseman adds to his growing repertoire of Great Figures in African American History with “Marshall,” a light and thoroughly entertaining historical drama about a trial that helped make future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall’s reputation. Its subject and themes … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Jackie Chan loses the light touch as “The Foreigner”

Every action star has to change his repertoire when he clears 60. Brawls characters played by Stallone, Gibson, Neeson, Willis and Schwarzenegger used to settle with their fists start relying on duffel bags filled with guns and grenades. The theme … Continue reading

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