Daily Archives: November 23, 2018

Movie Review: “The Front Runner” aims high, until he falls

“The Front Runner” is a solid if not quite sensational thriller with villains around every corner, including one the director thinks is the hero. There’s the press corps — particularly Miami Herald reporters Tom Fiedler and Pete Murphy (Steve Zissis … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news

Movie Review: Pettyfer finds Gothic darkness on “Back Roads”

Watching Alex Pettyfer play scenes in which he’s in psychotherapy in his directing debut, “Back Roads,” the temptation is overwhelming to put the actor himself on the couch. With this film and his previous one, “The Strange Ones,” a dark, brooding same-sex … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news

Preview, Disney’s “The Lion King” in CGI

Impressive. But still seems like one of the most pointless remakes ever. July 19, James Earl Jones returns as the father of…“The Lion King.”

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news

Movie Review: “Write When You Get Work”

Finn Wittrock of “The Big Short,” “La La Land” and TV’s “American Horror Story,” makes a reasonably charming rogue with his hooks in the girl who got away in “Write When You Get Work,” an amusing-enough “long con”  comedy set among … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news