Daily Archives: August 11, 2018

Preview, Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” answers the question, ‘Is there a movie The Rock has ever turned down?'”

Truthfully, teaming up with Emily Blunt’s not a bad call. And you can’t tell anything from a stars wandering a tiny sliver of the set in a “teaser” trailer. But as we’ve reached the DDJSP — The Dwayne Johnson Saturation … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Spring Breakers don’t know what to do with “The Package”

Just a little spring break camping trip, that’s what teen bros Sean, Donnie and Jeremy have in mind. Sean (Daniel Doheny) has been away at school in Germany. Donnie (Luke Spencer Roberts) “might” have been telling the whole town he … Continue reading

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Documentary Review — “John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection”

When the actor Thomas Hulce was preparing to play the film role that defined him, “Amadeus,” he read about Mozart, but he truly studied the tennis star of the day, John McEnroe. Who better to model a precocious brat of … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Meg” chomps the whole box office pie,”Slender Man” and “BlackKklansman” get the scraps

The hype — a “Sharknado/Shark Week” marketing campaign and funnier-than-the-movie trailer led to a big Thursday and very big Friday for “The Meg.”  Warner Brothers had tamped down expectations, and this China-centric, Chinese financed late summer groaner should have made … Continue reading

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