Daily Archives: June 17, 2018

Netflixable? “Set It Up” is that rare bird, a rom-com that works

They are the foot soldiers of the affluent, the safety net of the successful. They are routinely humiliated, some of them. They are anonymous, have credit for whatever miracles they perform stolen and get no respect at all. “Set It … Continue reading

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Gal Gadot, “Wonder Woman” in 1984 “sequel”

Gal G posted this on Twitter, giving her fans a peek at the no-longer-WWI-era costume. “Wonder Woman 1984” opens in Nov. of 2019, and then there are the “Justice League” and other DC appearances, etc.

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BOX OFFICE: “Incredibles” $180+, “Tag” over $14, “Superfly” under $6

“Incredibles 2” made it an incredible weekend at the box office, blowing up with a family-friendly $180 million+ take, when all is said and done Sunday night. Deadline.com, which consistently underestimates the Saturday take of kids/family films, was very close … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Pattinson pursues Wasikowska through the Old West, but is she a “Damsel?”

Mia Wasikowska has often had a light touch, but Robert Pattinson? Take away the (literal) glitter in his makeup from the “Twilight” movies, the need to be serious most any place else, and he can do deadpan with the best of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Catcher was a Spy” makes for a subdued, tentative historical thriller

You always knew Moe Berg, the big league catcher and quiz show king turned OSS spy during World War II, would make an interesting movie. And that’s what “The Catcher was a Spy” is — interesting. That it’s not riveting … Continue reading

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