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Daily Archives: July 11, 2018
“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
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
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
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