Daily Archives: May 8, 2018

Netflixable? They also serve who don’t qualify for the military in “Sun Dogs”

Ned Chipley doesn’t do things half-way. He’s an eager beaver of the first order. “He just wants to help,” his frustrated mother explains. He wants to help entirely too much. Like the time, in the cougar suit as his high … Continue reading

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Preview, “2036: Origin Unknown” introduces Katee Sackoff to the HAL 9000

In space, on Mars, things can go wrong. And do. But what’s an investigator into a space accident to do when the AI “assisting” her in the digging has a mind of its own? Sci-fi on a budget, for sure. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Margot Robbie tries for one villainous vamp too many in “Terminal”

“Terminal” is a neo-noir mystery-thriller in the “Sin City/Dark City” vein, a not-exactly-triumph of style over story, surface sheen over coherence. Built around another bombshell bad-girl turn by Margot Robbie, it’s getting limited release and is destined to be quickly … Continue reading

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Russell Crowe 5, John Oliver 1

  Yes, I know that’s not a proper cricket score, which would be 183 to 165 and a half. Or some such. But just in case you missed the best Aussie-Brit burn since “The Ashes.” Just in case you don’t … Continue reading

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