Daily Archives: February 7, 2019

Next screening? Let’s hear from “The Prodigy,” shall we?

I wasn’t privileged to get a preview of this horror pic, opening tonight. So there’s nothing for it but to Get to the Regal Winter Park Village Stadium 20 on time to see “The Prodigy” on opening night. Looks scary. … Continue reading

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Did Paramount hamstring “What Men Want” before the Box Office Race started?

  Everybody’s review of “What Men Want” posted in the wee hours of Thursday AM, thanks to a silly and absurdly restrictive embargo Paramount (Paramount Players/BET) slapped on this latest mid-winter Taraji P. Henson outing. She can say, “At LEAST … Continue reading

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Preview, Now “Shaft” is a comedy?

I had to double check, to make sure this wasn’t a fake trailer. But I won’t lie. I laughed. Samuel L. Jackson has to teach the trade to “junior.” Jessie T. Usher (under my radar, here are his mostly-TV credits) … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Taraji tears it up figuring out “What Men Want”

Whatever Taraji P. Henson is “on” in “What Men Want,” sign me up for a bottle of that. Her amped up, go-for-broke, lowdown, dirty and broad performance in this distaff spin on the Mel Gibson “I can hear the thoughts … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: “Hummus! The Movie”

  Oh hummus, you Dionysian dip delight, you magical combo of chickpeas, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, olive and salt. Is there any meal that wouldn’t be improved by the Original App, a little delicious dab daubed on pita bread? Is … Continue reading

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