Daily Archives: May 24, 2018

Preview, Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly are Old West killers in “The Sisters Brothers”

The title “The Sisters Brothers” tells you the tone they’re going for — darkly comic, bloody. Jake Gyllenhaal and flavor-of-the-moment Rami Malek also star in this comic horse opera. And Rutger Hauer. Who plays the Sisters Brothers’ mama? Carol Kane. … Continue reading

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Preview, So who killed Tupac and Biggie? Johnny Depp may know, in “City of Lies”

Forest Whitaker is the journalist trying to find the truth. Johnny Depp is the cop who may not know who shot Biggie, but has an idea why he DOESN’T know, in this trailer for the Sept. 7 release. A favorite … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “The Outcasts” take over from the Mean Girls, but can it last?

Well, we all needed Victoria Justice to play one last tormented teenager. We all needed to hear her blurt out “What the F?” like Nickelodeon or The Disney Channel wasn’t there to tell her not to. “The Outcasts” unleashes Justice, … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Immoral Tales” revisits the kinky and the quaint sides of The Sexual Revolution

Return we now to the early 1970s, the Golden Age of softcore porn, the days of “The Story of O” and “Emmanuelle” and ooh lah lah — “Immoral Tales”   Days when the cognoscenti could say, “Oh, that’s not obscene. … Continue reading

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