Daily Archives: May 11, 2019

Bond 25 returns 007 to his birthplace, Jamaica

    This past couple of weeks’ press events and production stills of Daniel Craig getting back into the James Bond saddle for location shots have gotten me thinking about the long history of the franchise and why the 25th … Continue reading

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Movie Theater Traumatizes Children by Accidentally Playing ‘La Llorona’ Instead of ‘Detective Pikachu’

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Preview: Sienna Miller is “American Woman,” even though she’s British

Roadside Attractions has this June 14 release, with Sienna Miller playing a mother of two struggling to carry on after one of her children goes missing. Aaron Paul and Christina Hendricks also star in “American Woman,” not to be confused … Continue reading

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A movie that doesn’t exist –the 2018 remake of “The Man from Bitter Ridge”

A point I have made here from time to time, if your movie isn’t on IMDb or Rottentomatoes or Metacritic, it does not exist. Here is one with Ed Harris and Jason Isaac and Stephen Root and others, a remake … Continue reading

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RIP Alvin Sargent — 2 time Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Who Also Penned Three ‘Spider-Man’ Films Was 92

Alvin Sargent wrote the most emotional, best-directed, best-acted “Spider-Man” movies — the three with Toby and Kirsten.   https://deadline.com/2019/05/alvin-sargent-dead-oscar-winner-ordinary-people-julia-1202612437/

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Preview: “Killers Anonymous” is how Gary Oldman spends his Oscar capital

Working in a thriller with Jessica Alba. Not exactly prestige picture material, but there you go. Not everybody gets an Oscar Bounce. Assassins have their own support group, and Suki Waterhouse, Tim McInerny, Oldman and Alba and Sadie Frost are … Continue reading

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Preview: “Being Frank” is a summer teen comedy about finding out dad (Jim Gaffigan) is cheating?

The bigger question, “Wait, Film Arcade is still in business, “releasing” movies? “Being Frank” is about Dad’s “other” family, features Samantha Mathis and Logan Miller, and opens June 14.

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BOX OFFICE: “Pikachu” pokes “Endgame” Friday, a $53 million opening — “Hustle” hustles up $14

A very good Thursday night/Friday gave “Detective Pikachu” a narrow win on the opening night of the Mother’s Day weekend at the box office — $20 million to “Avengers: Endgame’s” $18, according to Deadline.com. “Endgame” is still projected to win … Continue reading

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Movie Review: You’re never too old to shake your pom “Poms”

  It’s not necessarily for you. Maybe it’s not “the perfect movie” to take Mom to for Mother’s Day Unless you want her to write you out of the will. But if Mom is a grandmom? Well, darling, “Poms” could … Continue reading

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Preview: Zellweger as “Judy” — We’re all in on this one

Rene Zellweger frees herself from Hollywood jail with this one. That’s the storyline for this Judy just before she died biopic, due out in July. Dazzling.

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