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Daily Archives: August 2, 2018
Disney has a responsibility to Winnie the Pooh that extends beyond licensing agreements and mere commerce. Wherever A.A. Milne’s books still stand within the kid lit universe, Disney gave Pooh a voice, and the childish, gently daft and very English … Continue reading
An unstable has-been “star” for a granny, who is the source of the family fortune, even now in her Home Shopping Network appearance years. A grandkid who loves the lazy way he lives, forced to scramble for a solution to … Continue reading
Netflixable? Are there mid-meltdown Charlie Sheen laughs in “A Glimpse inside the Mind of Charles Swan III?”
Curiosity gets the better of us all, and as I, like the rest of the universe, missed Charlie Sheen’s big screen “comeback” when it was (barely) released in 2013, I took a gander at this one. The opening on-camera confession/interrogation … Continue reading
McGinley’s an under-rated funnyman, and parking him in a dugout with a bunch of post-T-ballers is a cute enough idea. Could be funny. Not that the trailer gives a lot of the funny away. “Benched” opens in limited release Aug. … Continue reading
Reverend Jim, or Doc Brown, if you prefer, as a heavy? Not a first, but usually it’s been in kids’ films that the trapped in flaky roles for life Christopher Lloyd showed a touch of the dark side. Here, he’s … Continue reading
The letters “YA” are enough to strike terror in the hearts of any sentient movie goer, especially fans of science fiction. Because for every “Hunger Games” or “Maze Runner” that hits and spawns too many repetitive, inane sequels to count, … Continue reading