Daily Archives: May 21, 2019

Movie Review: Dern, O’Connell shine in “Trial By Fire”

The closing credits of the death row drama “Trial by Fire” show then-Texas Governor Rick Perry defending his state’s enthusiastic application of the death penalty during a presidential debate, to the loud applause of the G.O.P. audience for that forum. … Continue reading

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A bigger, better “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” trailer

Here we go, QT exiting directing with a bang?

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Next screening? “Disney’s Aladdin”

I cannot tell what this is going to be like from the trailers. It could go either way. Could be “Dumbo,” could be “Beauty and the Beast” in the real of love action Disney remakes. Or “Jungle Book,” which was … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Haitian migrants are the “Cargo” in this Bahamian smuggling thriller

The set up is as old as Hemingway’s “To Have and Have.” A tropical island fisherman, down on his luck, turns to a more desperate use for his boat. “Cargo” is a human trafficking melodrama set in the Bahamas, with … Continue reading

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That didn’t take long — ‘John Wick 4’ Scheduled for Summer 2021

Yup, a near $60 million opening for the third film in the franchise, not the best movie of the three, and the green light is lit. The brand is the thing, and Keanu and John Wick are a bramd growing … Continue reading

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Preview, at last an actual complete trailer for “Downton Abbey: The Movie”

Focus Features has this on deck for fall, Sept. 20 to be exact. Everybody who is anybody in the series (pretty much) is here. Will “Downton Abbey” get the PBS “Masterpiece” set out of the house and into theaters?  

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Bradley Cooper & Carey Mulligan Will Perform with Philadelphia Orchestra — prep for Bernstein biopic

Hometown boy makes music and makes good. http://www.justjared.com/2019/05/20/bradley-cooper-carey-mulligan-will-perform-with-philadelphia-orchestra/

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