Daily Archives: May 25, 2018

Critics are Shrugging off “Solo,” You?

Nothing dazzling about the Metacritic scores for “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” A 63 is “meh,” and I find it a tad generous.  Of course, Rottentomatoes, where fanboys find legitimacy, is registering a more (meh) robust 71. With “Deadpool 2” … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Austin hipsters wrestle with being “Social Animals”

It’s a common knock on comedies that they “try too hard.” But not comedies set in laid-back, chillin’ and slackin’, South by Southwestin’ Austin, Texas. Not since “Slacker.” Just park your romantic comedy in “The People’s Republic of Austin,” where … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A Heist goes wrong for “American Animals”

It’s always looks so easy in the movies, “the Big Score,” the “heist.” “Oceans 11,” Oceans 12,” “Oceans 13,” “Oceans 8” or even the woebegone “Logan Lucky” go off like clockwork. The “team” of smart, smooth career criminals with “special … Continue reading

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