Daily Archives: October 3, 2018

Preview, Stephen Dorff sees his Dead Daughter in “Don’t Go”

If ever there was anybody who put out the “New Brando/James Dean” vibe upon his arrival in the movies it was Stephen Dorff.  His unkempt swagger and commitment to roles combined to create a “cool” persona that lasted at least … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “The Endless” lives on Lovecraftian mystery

Boy, do we love a mystery, a “puzzle picture.” Feed us an “Inception” or “Lost” or “Stranger Things,” and it’s as if the Internet was invented with the sole purpose to crowd-sourcing a solution. Not everybody has to be into … Continue reading

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Next Screening? We see how bad/good “Venom” is for ourselves

Sony, the movie conglomerate releasing the latest Marvel picture (the “Spider-Man” universe is theirs for the exploiting), once did this crazy thing. They showed “The Da Vinci Code” to critics all over the world at the same time — Cannes … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Cowboys” echoes “The Searchers” in its hunt for a missing French girl

Even film fans who have never seen “The Searchers” know its quest — girls kidnapped by Indians on the Old West, a brutal-years-long pursuit of them and their captors by their uncle an the adopted nephew who draws into his … Continue reading

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Book Review: Parker Posey free-associates “You’re on an Airplane — A Self-Mythologizing Memoir”

If you’re into her movies, you probably have a fairly complete picture of who Parker Posey is, what she’s like. A little flaky, a little flower-childhish — sexy, but more of a goofy flirt a romancer, high maintenance but not … Continue reading

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Preview, Giancarlo, Ashanti sing on the subway while they’re “Stuck”

Girlfriend is watching “Better Call Saul” and I think, “Wasn’t there a trailer slapped on the beginning of “Little Women” I meant to post? One that featured my man, my bud, the Great Character Actor Giancarlo Esposito (get him to … Continue reading

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