Daily Archives: July 22, 2018

Preview, Abbey Lee is the aptly-named “Elizabeth Harvest” in this new tale of terror

Ciaran Hinds is the aged creeper who has married somebody about one third his age, for we assume, nefarious purposes. Carla Gugino is his accomplice. Matthew Beard and Dylan Baker also star in this one, which nabbed an Aug. 10 … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Franco’s “The Adderall Diaries”

Checking in on an artist’s work after a scandal is always problematic. If you don’t look at the films of Roman Polanski, James Toback, Kevin Spacey or Brett Ratner differently after their public shaming, you’ve got a shorter memory than … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: “Calling all Earthlings”

Roswell, New Mexico has nothing on Joshua Tree, California, when it comes to otherworldly weirdness. Its exotic siren’s call was obvious years before U2 came to the place “Where the Streets Have No Name, decades before the singer Gram Parsons’ most … Continue reading

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Preview, “Aquaman” is cool enough to join Wonder Woman as Warners/DC’s comic book savior

We’ve known, from his first moments in character, that Jason Momoa was the wise cracking bad-ass Warner Brothers has been looking for in its DC comics universe films. The first trailer for his stand-alone turn as “Aquaman” gave me a … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Last Rampage” returns to “At Close Range” saga

The similarities are too spot-on to be a coincidence — a father breaks out of prison, reconnects with his three sons, who come to realize he’s a murderous psychopath and not the daddy they’ve been taught to respect, revere and … Continue reading

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