Daily Archives: April 12, 2019

Movie Review: Of hockey, a hit-man and his long lost Ontario love — “First Round Down”

Maybe the world hasn’t been waiting with bated breath for a Canadian hockey-flavored version of “Grosse Point Blank.” But that was fun, flippant and romantic and the violence wasn’t as in-your-face as you might expect for a hit-man high school … Continue reading

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Preview — The coolest new trailer in theaters? Action packed “Anna”

French director turned producer/mogul Luc Besson likes them young and thin. Yes, I’m being a tad crass because, well, that is Monsieur Luc in a nutshell, his “M.O.” — “La Femme Nikita,” “Lucy,” “Columbiana,” he married his “Fifth Element” starlet, … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: Will “Hellboy” get clocked by “Shazam!,” will “Missing Link” be MIA?

Expectations are low, loooooowwww for the Lionsgate reboot of “Hellboy.” Box Office Mojo says the second weekend of Warners/DC’s “Shazam!” should wipe the harbor floor with David Harbour’s take on the comic book character from Hades. A $22 million to … Continue reading

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Preview — Worst trailer, worst idea for a comedy, worst move by Dave Bautista? “My Spy”

STX scored with a pretty good Civil Rights drama, “The Best of Enemies.” But the still-making-startup-mistakes studio is churning out too much s#%t like this. To be blunt, understand, and in the hopes that they set their sights higher.

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Movie Review: Awww Heck, they killed “Hellboy”

  The “Hellboy” reboot is a fecal matter weather event film fiasco, a gory ill-conceived debacle that drives a stake through the heart of the franchise, no matter how many post-credits “teases” the producers tack on. For the record, there … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “After” the credits, you won’t remember a thing

“After” is based on an Anna Todd novel about a freshman year college romance. But actually, Shakespeare beat her to it, leaving out the college part. He titled his version “Much Ado About Nothing.” But if his romantic comedy had … Continue reading

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