Daily Archives: December 17, 2018

Documentary Review: “They Shall Not Grow Old”

Peter Jackson’s “They Shall Not Grow Old,” his much-ballyhooed colorized documentary of World War I from the British Tommy’s trench–eye-view of the fighting, almost lives up to its hype. It is immersive, letting us hear and feel the concussion of … Continue reading

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Next Screenings? “They Shall Not Grow Old,” followed by “Aquaman”

Peter Jackson needs some good news, considering the debacle that the “Mortal Engines” adaptation he produced and co-scripted stands as the biggest bomb of the year — many a year. So let’s go see his righteous WWI doc (showing Dec. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Nicolas Cage is “Between Worlds”

A favorite moment from “Between Worlds,” the latest Nicolas Cage Z-movie released to an audience of one, is in a “love scene.” We’ll call it that, because a more accurate description has to get into a lot of grey areas. … Continue reading

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