Daily Archives: May 24, 2019

Movie Review: Evil superboy deserves a better origin story than “Brightburn”

We’re still in Kansas, Dorothy. But with “Brightburn,” we’re not in Smallville any more. It’s a twisted take on the “Superman” origin myth, an alien baby adopted by humans in rural America, raised on “wholesome rural values,” and yet when … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Swinging Safari” goes for down and dirty laughs Down Under

It’s a widely embraced truism that it’s a bloody miracle any of us who grew up in the ’70s got out alive. It was as true Down Under as it was here in the Northern Hemisphere. It wasn’t just the … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: Will “Aladdin” steal $60 or $80 on its opening weekend?

    Disney’s had very good luck with its live action (plus loads of CGI) remakes of classic cartoons. “Aladdin” should continue the box office domination of “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Jungle Book” and “Cinderella” and “Dumbo,” with little … Continue reading

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Harvey Weinstein ‘to settle with accusers for $44m’

SOMEbody got off cheap. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48393721

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Danny Boyle Talks Securing the Beatles’ Expensive Tunes for ‘Yesterday’

If you’ve wondered how this feel good musical crossed that most difficult financial bridge, as I have, Billboard has the answer. https://www.billboard.com/amp/articles/columns/pop/8512779/danny-boyle-yesterday-the-beatles-interview

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