Daily Archives: July 11, 2018

Netflixable? “Mohawk”

“Mohawk” is an indie period piece that’s somewhat like life on the frontier of the War of 1814 — “nasty, brutish and short.” A nonsensical, malnourished tale of vengeance and horror, it’s set in the Mohawk nation, where that warrior … Continue reading

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Preview, Pena is the only guy on Earth who sees our coming “Extinction”

I have this weird thought every time I see Michael Peña in a movie. And he’s in a LOT of movies, most often as the hero’s pal, Ant-Man’s sidekick, etc. Every other Hispanic actor in Hollywood must hate him. Seriously, … Continue reading

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Preview, Old Fashioned “Conversion Therapy” gets a fat lip in “The Miseducation of Cameron Post”

Sundance favorite, Chloe Grace Moretz star vehicle, with Jennifer Ehle taking on the Glenn Close/Louise Fletcher “Cruella meets Nurse Ratched”  villainness, and now opening Aug. 3. The funny choice is pairing Moretz with her darker skinned, dreadlocked doppelganger, Sasha Lane … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Upon this Rock, they built their “Skyscraper”

  Preposterous on an epic scale, “Skyscraper” is “Towering Inferno” meets “Die Hard” — “Hard Inferno” — starring man mountain Dwayne Johnson as King Kong. Universal and writer-director Rawson Marshall Thurber have The Rock clambering up the world’s tallest building — … Continue reading

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