Daily Archives: April 18, 2018

Netflixable? Neil Young, Daryl Hannah get lost in the New Old West in “Paradox”

Step right up, friends, for a dose of good ol’fashioned self-indulgent rock star movie making. Yessiree Bob, if Dylan could make “Reynoldo & Clara” and Morrison “HWY: An American Pastoral,” and John Mellancamp and others have taken their shots, why … Continue reading

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Preview, Claire Danes and Jim Parsons are a couple wrestling with their son’s “Gender Expansive” tendencies in “A Kid Like Jake”

Danes is the concerned mother, Parsons is the more “accept whatever comes” father, a tolerant couple in the Big City looking at pricy private schools for a boy who likes to dress up like a ballerina, or princess. Parsons runs … Continue reading

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Preview, Coogan and Rudd couple-up as Gay Men hoping to provide a grandson the “Ideal Home” in this June comedy

A little rude, a lot crude and heaping helping of Steve Coogan winces and Paul Rudd double-takes are what this trailer promises. Will “Ideal Home” pass the Alison Pill “Child Services” test? We’ll find out June 21.

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Preview, Glenn Close suffers in the shadow of a Nobel winner as “The Wife”

Here’s a peek inside the Nobel Prizes folded into a marital melodrama that pairs up Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce. He’s the “Great Writer,” she’s the former student who married her teacher, but who was probably a talented writer in … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Ghost Stories”

Here’s a pet peeve about the acting one typically sees in horror movies. Few performers take things far enough to give us a sense of what it would be like to confront the truly unexplainable. An encounter with some supernatural … Continue reading

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