Daily Archives: August 19, 2018

Preview, “The Oath” lets Tiffany Haddish, Nora Dunn, John Cho and friends get political

Ike Barinholtz wrote, directed and co-stars in this “ruin Thanksgiving by talking politics with your Trumpist relatives” farce. “The Oath” has a good cast, some chuckles in the trailer, but nobody will see it. It’s with dirt-merchants Roadside Attractions, so … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Crazy Rich Asians” has a $25 million weekend, “Mile 22” and “Alpha” bomb

As Matty M. loves to say, “Awright awright awright…” So my initial hunch that the heavily-hyped “Crazy Rich Asians” would overcome the lack of star power in the cast and the narrow demo in its marketing and hit $35 million … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Painted Woman”

With Hollywood largely abandoning that most distinctly America film genre, The Western, it’s encouraging that independent filmmakers and start-up studios are at least trying to revive it. But getting one to come off — the looks, sounds and feel of … Continue reading

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