Daily Archives: February 27, 2018

Preview, “Don’t Talk to Irene” takes down high school “types” — especially cheerleaders — by joining them

Plump, dorky teenager has a dream, an impossible dream  — to fit in, be popular, be a cheerleader. Don’t help her. Don’t get in her way. It doesn’t matter.  Just “Don’t Talk to Irene.” Geena Davis is in this, and … Continue reading

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Preview, “Thoroughbreds” sends Anton Yelchin out with a Bang

Yes, the young ladies, whom you’ll recognize as stars of “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” and “Split” and “The Witch,” are the focus of “Thoroughbreds,” rich and murderously bored pretty young things. Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy are … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Mute” hurls money, big names and ambition at Duncan Jones’ addled sci-fi Dream

Sometimes one can pinpoint that moment in a movie when you, as a viewer, checked out. “Nope, lost me.” “Mute,” the new Netflix film from director Duncan Jones (“Moon,” “Source Code,” “Warcraft: The Beginning”) is a random riot of such … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Horror has a South African accent in “The Lullaby”

  There’s the seed of a promising premise at the heart of “The Lullaby,” a modern tale of Gothic horror from South Africa. It’s just a seed, though. An incoherent and obscure script, unrestrained hysteria in the performances and inept … Continue reading

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