Daily Archives: June 21, 2018

Netflixable? Boseman’s still got the African accent as he stalks LA with his “Message from the King”

Since achieving leading man status, Chadwick Boseman’s made a couple of decent and dignified if stolid biopics, and a musical one that ventures from pathos to cruelty and all the way to hilarity. He’s collected the big paydays for donning … Continue reading

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Preview, “The Night Eats the World” aims to bring something new to the Zombie film

They still rot right in front of our eyes. But can anybody remember the last time zombies lurched and lumbered after their victims? Because, you know, they’re supposed to be “The WALKING Dead.” No, they started sprinting years ago, fell … Continue reading

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Preview, “The Darkest Minds” lets Mandy Moore get paid, for starters

Yet another YA sci-fi dystopia about kids hunted and imprisoned and feared for who they are. Hey, it’s as topical as today’s headlines, right? Even though it’s based on an Alexandra Bracken novel. These kids have special powers, and no … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Bernard and Huey” bring Jules Feiffer’s cartoon characters to the Big Screen

Chatty, self-absorbed, streetwise and sex obsessed, even if he wasn’t drawing his quintessential “New York types,” we’d call Jules Feiffer’s characters “cartoons.” They’re intellectuals on the pseudo-intellectual end of the scale, funny in biting, verbose flashes of self-realization. As in … Continue reading

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