Daily Archives: October 23, 2018

Next Screening? “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Don’t know about you, but I can barely contain myself. I wasn’t going to be able to wait until Nov. 2, anyway. Thank heavens Fox figures it’s got a contender on its hands.  

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Movie Review: Astronaut faces crashing into the sun in “Solis”

You’re not going to confuse “Solis” with “Solaris” or “Sunshine,” but its effects are at least as good as in most of the space epics that involve somebody in some spaceship or other getting too close to the sun. And … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Dorff grieves and reasons out a supernatural mystery in “Don’t Go”

It’s the screen actors who pursue the quixotic that I find the most interesting. And nobody is more all-over-the-road than Stephen Dorff, the rugged, brooding star of half a dozen movies nobody sees in a given year, with just enough … Continue reading

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Preview, “The Curse of La Llorona”

Here’s a little Warner Brothers bait and switch. La Llorona is a Mexican ghost, a spectral menace from South of the Border. This movie, starring Linda Cardellini, Patricia Velasquez, Raymond Cruz,  with Marisol Ramirez as “La Llorona,” doesn’t appear to … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Jonah Hill tracks wayward skater boys in the “Mid90s”

“Mid90s’” captures a people and a place with the ring of the authentic, a grimly realistic depiction of skateboard culture in the working class LA where it blew up in the “Dogtown and Z-Boys” era. Jonah Hill’s writing and directing … Continue reading

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