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Daily Archives: June 18, 2018
Flavor of the Year Tiffany H. plays the ex-con who gets out, mooches off of an embarrasses her sister (Tika Sumpter) until said sister, Ms. Success, turns out to have been catfished. “Nobody’s Fool” was the recycled title they went … Continue reading
You could make an argument that Netflix is redefining the teen romantic comedy, right under our noses. Not so much re-inventing the genre as pushing what’s acceptable within the “TV-14” parameters. Sex, teen drinking and profanity standards are leaping beyond … Continue reading
“Ocean’s 8” set an Ocean’s caper comedy record on its opening weekend at the box office. It did this in spite of mixed to barely passable reviews, by and large, and the less than stellar exit-polling rating in the “B” … Continue reading
Catherine Walker, Cillian Murphy, Andrew Scott and Eva Birthistle star in this Irish melodrama from the writer of “Boy A” and “Intermission.”
John Carroll Lynch, Matt Bomer and Maura Tierney star in this story of loss, grief, compassion and that LGBT neighbor who gives a man who has given up purpose. It’s set in West Hollywood, kind of ground zero in the … Continue reading
This is based on the best-selling memoir about “The Disease that Almost Killed Me.” Oops. Spoiler alert? Moretz, Jenny Slate and Tyler Perry are New York Post colleagues, with Moretz playing Susannah Calahan, whose nightmarish, little known autoimmune illness was … Continue reading
Chinese expat filmmaker Nanfu Wang came to America sometime after stirring up trouble with her documentary “Hooligan Sparrow,” in which she followed an activist trying to get justice for six girls abused by their school principal in a totalitarian state … Continue reading