Daily Archives: March 5, 2018

Oscars Audience plummets — Kimmel? Lack of surprises? Bestiality-boosting Best Pic?

The past decade or so, the Academy Awards have felt like pre-ordained train arrivals, with early honors and buzz making that train depart the Toronto Film Festival, make its stops at the various Guild Awards, the Golden Globes and Critics … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Oscar-winning “Icarus” takes a “Super Size Me” look at sports doping

They gave the Best Documentary Feature Film Oscar to “Icarus,” a film about trying to beat the laughably busted and beatable doping tests used on athletes. Cyclist/filmmaker Bryan Fogel set out to find a drug doc, get a drug regimen, … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Acts of Vengeance” shows “Death Wish” dunces how it’s done

The sour taste Eli Roth’s new “Death Wish” left in my mouth has me scouring the genre picture lists on Netflix, looking for a suitable palette cleanser. Vengeance thrillers are a B-movie staple, C or D movie when they don’t … Continue reading

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