Daily Archives: November 2, 2018

Weekend Movies: “Bohemian” conquers all, will Disney take a “Nutcracker” bath and is time running out for Tiffany Haddish?

Reviews for “Bohemian Rhapsody” have been the very definition of “mixed,” with plenty of critics craving a harder-edged R-rated take on Freddie Mercury’s sexual and pharmaceutical misadventures. But heck, it’s trending “fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes now.  For what that’s worth. Metacritic? … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Conversion Therapy” gets a sincere, sensitive dismantling in “Boy Erased”

Several things separate the year’s second “conversion therapy” drama, “Boy Erased,” from the first (“The Miseducation of Cameron Post”) is sincerity. Every character, from the parents of the boy sent to a church boot camp for preaching, teaching, shaming or … Continue reading

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Preview, Netflix turns Kurt Russell into Santa in “The Christmas Chronicles”

Oh joy! Rapture! OK, it looks kiddie-amusing enough. Kurt Russell has this sort of “Captain Ron With a Sleigh” vibe. Nov. 22, Ho Ho Oh No…”Does my butt look that big to you?”  

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Preview, Documentary “Black and Blue” captures Blue Lives Behaving Badly

This “new” doc, years in the making, chronicles a policing system that much of America is more than happy to turn a blind eye to.  

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Movie Review: Haddish can’t save “Nobody’s Fool”

Tiffany Haddish has understandably been acting like a kid in the comic candy shop since finally breaking out in “Girls Trip” last year. She’s taken on a TV series, which she’s complained about signing for before her quote went up.She … Continue reading

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