Daily Archives: May 14, 2018

RIP Margot Kidder: 1948-2018, “Superman” Lois Lane was 69

Margot Kidder, Lois Lane to Christopher Reeve’s Man of Steel in the most beloved film version of “Superman,” has died. She was just 69 and had been in poor health for years. Stories of paranoia, bipolar disorder and mental illness … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Music’s ties to drugs, drink and early Death is explored in “27: Gone Too Soon”

Here’s a British music documentary ostensibly about “The 27 Club,” that collection of famous musicians, from Brian Jones to Amy Winehouse and ever-onward, who indulged and died at the too-too young age of 27. I say “ostensibly” because Simon Napier-Bell’s … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Security” gives us Banderas back in action mode

Have you been watching season two of “Genius,” the National Geographic TV mini-series built on Antonio Banderas‘s superb rendition of Pablo Picasso? Yeah, he’s too tall, but the Spanish master brilliantly portrays pugnacious, egotistical and short in playing another Spanish … Continue reading

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Next Screening, My Audience with His Holiness (“Pope Francis — A Man of His Word”)

It opens Friday, and the Pope Picture has Focus Features behind it and Wim Wenders behind the camera — who’s had a fascinating career ranging from “Wings of Desire” and “The American Friend” to U-2 concert films and too many … Continue reading

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“Deadpool 2” reviews are coming, tonight at 11

Yes, there is fangirl/fanboy reaction trickling in about “Deadpool 2,” which was screened all over North America last Thursday. Ignore their nerdgasms or criticisms just a tad longer, if you would. Official, grownup licensed (not really) critic reviews don’t arrive … Continue reading

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