Daily Archives: October 5, 2018

Documentary Review: Is there a Climber alive up to Scaling “The Dawn Wall?”

Most people don’t give a lot of thought to rock climbing. It’s a demographic thing, a racial thing, a “Because it’s there” thing that doesn’t connect with the average person without the upper body strength, the skill and determination or … Continue reading

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Preview, Clint Eastwood is “The Mule”

“This is the last one,” Clint Eastwood’s character says in “The Mule,” a movie he directed and stars in, perhaps the last time he will do that for his beloved Warner Brothers. And damned if this isn’t the most touching … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: Will “Venom” hit $60, “Star is Born” $40 million?

The common refrain from all the filmgoer comments directed my way about “Venom” has been “I could see it was bad, just from the trailer.” As a film’s trailer is comprised of its best, most audience-enticing moments, that’s a fair … Continue reading

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Preview, “Cold War,” Poland’s “Best Foreign Language” Oscar entry

The Brits loved this black and white take on “Cold War” era Poland, jazz and love in a time of oppression, limited freedoms and dictatorship. Might resonate with American audiences come Dec. 21.  

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