Daily Archives: June 18, 2018

Preview, Tyler Perry aims to Cash in on Tiffany Haddish with “Nobody’s Fool”

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

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Netflixable? Netflix pushes the teen rom-com envelope further with “#RealityHigh”

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

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Mindy Kaling blames “white male” critics for the beat-down of “Ocean’s 8”

“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

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Preview, “The Delinquent Season” dissects an illicit affair between married friends

Catherine Walker, Cillian Murphy, Andrew Scott and Eva Birthistle star in this Irish melodrama from the writer of “Boy A” and “Intermission.”

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Preview, Is this widower up for “Anything?”

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

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Preview, Chloe Grace Moretz gets very very sick for Netflix in “Brain on Fire”

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

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Movie Review: Chinese filmmaker gets taste of homeless “freedom” in “I Am Another You”

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

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