Daily Archives: February 20, 2018

Netflixable? Del Toro, Robbins stare down a war torn Balkans well on “A Perfect Day”

Movies in the streaming era have to meet one very basic requirement for a film buff. Are they worth sitting through, start to finish? All this choice among services, all those titles on inventory. Why waste more than 15 minutes … Continue reading

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Preview: “Incredibles 2” offers us this Summer’s “Wonder Woman” — Elastigirl!

Meant to post this a few days ago, but in any event… Pixar’s mining one of its richest veins by returning to this franchise. Listen for the voices of Samuel L. and Bob Oedenkirk in this one. And Holly Hunter … Continue reading

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Next screening: “Game Night”

Warners has been previewing this for a few weeks. Not sure if they’ve been showing it to critics in other markets earlier, but there were no posted reviews on “Game Night” last time I checked Metacritic and RT. From the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Survivors Guide to Prison”

The statistics are damning. Nobody locks up more people, keeps more of its citizens in prison, than the United States, home to “the largest prison population in the world.” The videos, of police, from coast to coast, engaging in what … Continue reading

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