Daily Archives: May 15, 2018

Preview, “BlacKkKlansman” brings Spike Lee back to social commentary comedy

Yeah, Jordan Peele had to vouch for Spike and produce it. And it’s opening in the movie-going dog days of August. But this “true story” about infiltrating the David Duke (Topher Grace!) KKK of the ’70s by posing as Aryan … Continue reading

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Preview, “Bohemian Rhapsody” shows us Freddy Mercury rising

Rami Malek stars…Jeez, he’s the spitting buck-toothed image of Queen’s Freddy, isn’t he? Gives you chills. He’s got the stage antics and especially the FOOTwork (that skip-shuffle Freddy crossed the stage with, most notably at Live Aid). I’d have settled … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The ever-so-fab “Gospel According to Andre”

André Leon Talley — first impression. Big. Huge. Larger than life. Flamboyant. Gregarious. Imperious. Pretentious. Hyperbolic. Fabulous. Effeminate. Hilarious. Talley has been High Priest of the Fashionistas for so long they should retire front-row center seating at every fashion show … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Deadpool 2” Rounds up a New Crew

“Deadpool 2” shows our superhero as full of himself as ever, and that’s why I prefer Deadpool to all the other money-minters of the Marvel Universe. He’s in on the joke. He and the films built around him send up the … Continue reading

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Movie Review — “Pope Francis: A Man of His Word”

There’s a twinkle to Jorge Mario Bergoglio, known to the world as Pope Francis. His crinkly grin reminds me of the British actor Jonathan Pryce, when Pryce isn’t portraying a Bond villain. Something about that smile smacks of utter sincerity, … Continue reading

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