Daily Archives: May 13, 2019

Movie Review: “A Violent Separation”

There isn’t a whole lot to “A Violent Separation,” a B-movie that reaches for “thriller” and never quite shakes “melodrama” in the process. But it has tension and mild suspense built into its bones, and a topicality that you wonder … Continue reading

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Next Screening? “The Sun is Also a Star”

This one-day romance, with an anti-“wall” American melting pot subtext, opens Friday. Looks sweet. Or bittersweet. Depending on how it breaks. “The Sun is Also a Star” opens Thursday night.

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Movie Review: Fiennes remembers the glory that was Nureyev in “The White Crow”

“The White Crow” is director Ralph Fiennes and screenwriter David Hare‘s stately and stolid screen biography of the great Soviet ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev, zeroing in on events that led to his defection to the West in 1961. It captures … Continue reading

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Ask John Cusack anything about ‘Say Anything’ in Fort Lauderdale

This is an interesting tour, and I guess Cusack is of an age when it is appropriate. Show one of your best films, do a q & a afterwards, a victory lap for a beloved actor interacting with his fans. … Continue reading

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Werner Herzog to Receive Lifetime Honor From European Film Academy

He should be collecting these on a weekly basis. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/werner-herzog-receive-lifetime-honor-european-film-academy-1209983

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Preview: There’s no escaping “Clownado!”

Weirdest trailer I have posted this year, and may it remain the weirdest all the way through Dec. 31. C’mon. Who’s afraid of clowns?

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