Daily Archives: August 25, 2018

Netflixable? Teen pregnancy in Argentina makes a girl “Invisible”

It’s a bit maddening, but I guess that’s how a movie about abortion should be — shout at the screen infuriating. “Invisible” is a patient, quiet drama about a pregnant teenager in a country where abortion is illegal, but the … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Desolation” gets lost in the woods, with a stalker

Just a little walk in the woods — Mother, son, Mom’s best friend. Summer, a like, a little peace and quiet. What could go wrong? You don’t know much about “Desolation” in the movies, do you? A grieving wife (Jaime … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Bruce and Grillo mull over a “Reprisal”

Cary Grant spent the last years of his box office stardom acting in ensemble pictures, top billed, but playing second banana to the likes of Tony Curtis, Sophia Loren and Audrey Hepburn. When it was time to take a backseat … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Crazy Rich” Gets Richer — $25 million second weekend, “Happytime” “A.X.L.” bomb

Last year this weekend, the last full weekend in August, represented an historic box office low with the top dozen titles drawing filmgoers at a rate not seen in decades. It’s always one of the weakest moviegoing weekends of the … Continue reading

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