Daily Archives: November 14, 2018

Next screening? “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”

Warners is a bit late showing this in my market, so there are reviews aplenty already out there for this J.K. Rowling sequel. Will I be the one to tip the Johnny Depp “Potterworld” picture into positive or negative territory? … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Anchor and Hope”

Motoring the canals of Greater London provides a charming backdrop to “Anchor and Hope,” a generally pedestrian romance about a lesbian couple’s struggles to have a baby. Carlos Marques-Marcet (“10,000 Km”_ has lovely locations and a good cast that you … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Life on the fringe is lived in “Mobile Homes”

Imogen Poots never disappoints. Whatever role she takes, whichever indie film project engages her passion, her signing on the dotted line always makes for a fascinating peek into an gritty world beyond most of our experience. “Mobile Homes” joins “Sweet … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Instant Family” — warm fuzzies and rude laughs in the world of adoption

Mark Wahlberg knows better than to do star comedies built around whatever character he’s playing. Buddy comedies are what work for him, mostly ones co-starring Will Ferrell. It takes the right “buddy” to get him wound up, antic and funny. … Continue reading

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