Daily Archives: January 20, 2018

Movie Review: “Maze Runner” finally finds an ending — “The Death Cure”

  They pulled out all the stops for the finale to the lightly-regarded “Maze Runner” trilogy, a young adult action series devolved on the “Hunger Games/Divergent/Mortal Instruments/Giver” model. The action beats, stunts and effects of “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” … Continue reading

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Box Office: “12 Strong” and “Den of Thieves” open neck and neck…behind “Jumanji”

New openings “12 Strong” — “Chickenhawk” producer Jerry Bruckheimer’s latest military outing, and “Den of Thieves,” a lower-budget cops vs robbers Gerard Butler thriller, are arriving in the $13-14 (“Thieves”) and $15 (“Strong”) range on their first weekends at the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Exquisite Chill of “Phantom Thread”

  Daniel Day Lewis announcing his retirement has overshadowed, somewhat, his “final” film for his “There Will Be Blood” collaborator, writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson.    “Phantom Thread” is a dry, chilly and occasionally droll tale of unconventional love in 1950s … Continue reading

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