Daily Archives: March 23, 2018

Most interesting Product Placement in “Pacific Rim: Uprising?”

Apparently, in the future, getting your hands on good hot sauce is like having cigarettes in prison. The currency of the day. Even in Chinese future “Pacific Rim” films imagine and embrace. Would never have recognized the stuff, as I … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Counterfeiters”

“Counterfeiters” is an ambitious, abridged thriller about a hustler who figures out a DIY way of making funny money. A short, low-budget affair, it’s more of a prospectus than a polished, finished feature. Think of it as a calling card … Continue reading

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Preview, Renner, Rashida, Isla, Buress, Hamm, Helms and Jake Johnson spend their lives playing “Tag” in this summer comedy.

The trailer is freaking hilarious. The premise? A game of “tag” that lasts a lifetime? Through marriage cross-country moves, and childbirth, death and ruin? And it’s a true story? Slapshticky, sentimental, great cast. Renner goes Action Jackson, Hannibal Buress puts … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Soderbergh iPhones in “Unsane”

It’s a gimmick, a stunt, a filmmaking exercise. Shooting your movie on an iPhone? That’s for aspiring filmmakers, somebody looking for a cheap way to shoot a movie and a headline-grabbing hook when you’re pitching it to film festivals. Sean … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Midnight Sun”

Put it down to diminished expectations or what have you, but there’s a surprising delicacy to “Midnight Sun,” a teen weeper built around Bella Thorne. You may know what to expect, if you’ve seen “A Walk to Remember” or “Everything, … Continue reading

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