Daily Archives: May 13, 2018

BOX OFFICE: “Avengers” win again, doc “RBG, about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, cracks the top ten

“Breaking In” bested “Life of the Party” in per-screen average in this weekend’s new release matchup. “Party” had more screens, and collected $18.5 million more screens. Melissa McCarthy can still open a movie. Will Packer’s “Breaking In” gives Gabrielle Union … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Toby Jones views his Mommy issues through a twisted “Kaleidoscope”

As interesting as he inevitably is, there’s something forlorn about British character actor Toby Jones, a sense that he’s carrying on through the hopelessness of whatever dead-end life he’s portraying this time. Short, balding, Jones gives every role the weight … Continue reading

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Preview, an “Incredibles 2” Mother’s Day Card

Eye popping action, and a celebration of “Mom.” June 15.

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Netflixable? John Woo in winter still brings epic fights, in “ManHunt”

The faithful know what’s coming. Epic shootouts, sword-fighting set-pieces, the old “ultra violence,” ballets with bullets, Sam Peckinpah slo-mo for “the cool bits,” sacrifice, a little opera, a little jazz, tough guys acting tough to each other, tender to the … Continue reading

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