Daily Archives: June 6, 2018

Preview, the first look at the Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper “A Star is Born”

Bradley Cooper directs and co-stars, and Lady Gaga — Remember her? — is the New Judy Garland/Janet Gaynor/Babs Streisand in this latest “A Star is Born.” This trailer has Bradley Cooper ego trip (and you thought GAGA was a diva) … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Ruth Wilson battles demons and her brother on the Yorkshire family farm in “Dark River”

Great filmmakers remember that cinema is a visual medium, that you never say something with dialogue when you can show it with an image. That’s how Clio Barnard tells the story of “Dark River,” a quiet, tense and beautiful tale … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The relentless cruelty of “Pin Cushion” sticks with you

Deborah Haywood’s “Pin Cushion” is an easy film to laud, a hard one to warm up to. It’s about the psychic toll of bullying, as both a fresh experience, new to the young, and what a lifetime of it can … Continue reading

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Next Screening? “Oceans 8” OR “Hotel Artemis”

There are no reviews of either of these films on Metacritic or Rotten Tomatoes or MRQE.com. Which suggests to me that they’re getting “premieres” Tuesday night in wherever, and the mass press showings for both are Wed. Don’t hole me … Continue reading

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