Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

Why would Clint Eastwood want to direct a movie that discredits law enforcement AND journalism, due to release in 2020?

Because Clint, like Warner Brothers, which will NOT be releasing Great Grandpa’s movie (Fox Disney might, surprise), sees political hay to be made from Richard Jewell’s story. The old GOP coot should stick to interviewing empty chairs. Not that he … Continue reading

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Preview: A Rock Era is defined by “Asbury Park: Riot Redemption Rock & Roll”

I’m always down for a little rock’n roll nostalgia. One can barely recall what music was before the rise of Kanye, Eminem, Swift and Snoop. This one has Springsteen and Little Steven, among others, old men telling rock war stories … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: “Carmine Street Guitars”

Rick Kelly was a famous New York luthier/guitar builder, a master of his trade, long before he added “The Bones of Old New York” to his work. His Carmine Street Guitars shop in Greenwich Village was where musicians in the … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: “If the Dancer Dances” recreates the work of Merce Cunningham

Merce Cunningham was the greatest “acquired taste” in modern dance. And living to the active old age of 90, with 60+ years in the public eye, we had a lot of time to acquire that taste. His choreography is revived, … Continue reading

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Preview: Brothers contemplate a shared history, “A Violent Separation”

There’s an Eastwood in this — Francesca. And Alycia Debnam-Carey and Claire Holt and Ted Levine (“Monk,” “The Silence of the Lambs.” Gerald McRaney, too. But it’s about brothers played by Brenton Thwaites and Ben Young. A shooting and “a … Continue reading

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Earth Day’s movie star champs

Several of these folks, including Leo and Don Cheadle, are more accessible to the press via the activism than their work. The most recent times I have spoken with several of them were on behalf of their causes. Hollywood Reporter … Continue reading

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