Daily Archives: October 14, 2017

Box Office: Blumhouse Breaks the House with “Happy Death Day,” “Foreigner” loses Green Card

A big Thursday night and a huge Friday have pushed box office predictions for the “Groundhog Day With a Slasher” Blumhouse offering, “Happy Death Day.” No name stars, a borrowed plot (“Before I Fall,” anyone?), not quite funny, not terribly … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Birthdays are all deja vu in “Happy Death Day”

  So “Happy Death Day” is a “Groundhog Day” knockoff with a dead teenager horror twist. Somebody gets to live and relive a day over and over again until he or she “gets it right.” And yeah, so what if … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “The Meyorwitz Stories” is a cut above the usual Adam Sandler Netflix movie

“The Meyorwitz Stories (New and Selected)” gives us an Adam Sandler removed from his natural habitat — lowbrow comedy — and divorced from the vast dead weight that is his onscreen entourage. There’s no David Spade, no Colin Quinn, no … Continue reading

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