Daily Archives: May 28, 2019

Director Luca Guadagnino Defends Woody Allen

It’s all just man/boy sex with peaches to some folks. https://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/114916965.html Advertisements

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Next Screening? Octavia Spencer is an Oscar winning scary party animal in “Ma”

Some days — or nights — present you with a dilemma. Tonight, for instance, Warners’ “Godzilla” with Millie Bobby et al is previewing. But so is Universal’s “Ma.” Two studios who like to camp their films on the Tuesday night … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The meek but romantic inherit Mumbai in “Photograph”

She didn’t want to have her picture taken next to the Gateway to India monument like a tourist or pilgrim to Mumbai. But something about his pitch, about how she’d “look back, see the sun on your face” and have … Continue reading

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Next screening? “Photograph”

Late getting to this Amazon Studios release, as Amazon is something of the “Witness Protection Program” among film distributors. And they’re not alone. A “here’s today in a photograph” romance — strangers who take on something like a relationship thanks … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Animal lover’s devotion is “For the Birds”

Traditionally, and by long-established cultural cliche, it’s cats that “little old ladies” hoard. Or dogs. But it can be pigs. And in extreme, but seemingly more readily “diagnosed” cases, it can be tigers — large cats kept, by and large … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Aladdin” over-performs expectations, @$113 over Memorial Day weekend

The actual tally was $112.7. Big news. Bigger news? The busts that “Booksmart” and “Brightburn” turned out to be. “Brightburn” was critically dismissed and only managed $9.5. “Booksmart” earned effusive praise from critics, but under $9 million from paying patrons. … Continue reading

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Good Indiewire overview of Hollywood’s “Sea changes” in production, distribution and representation

An overnight shift in professions, outmoded or newly in demand, the power of agents and the simple metrics of what constitutes cinematic success is about to roil Hollywood, on top of the changes already on progress. https://www.indiewire.com/2019/05/hollywood-changing-fast-can-film-industry-lifers-change-too-1202145060/

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