Daily Archives: June 2, 2019

Movie Review: “LETO” reminds us that there was punk, even New Wave, in Soviet Russia

“Punk” wasn’t music solely confined to The West. It happened behind the Iron Curtain as well. As did its offspring, New Wave. Granted, it wasn’t always the loud, passionate and sometimes musically-inept thrashing punk of The Ramones and The Sex … Continue reading

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Rolling Stone fact checks the Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’

Who better to do that? Interesting break down of the film’s version as opposed to what really happened. Lots of liberties taken, mistakes made. And typos in the article. It’s a pity none of us can afford a copy editor, … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Godzilla” devours $49, “Rocketman” half-soars to $25, “Ma” manages $18

Not a runaway weekend at the box office, like say LAST weekend was, with “Aladdin” far exceeding depressed expectations and clearing over $100 million. “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” didn’t hit the predicted $65, $55 or $53 million it was … Continue reading

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The end of Monty Python? Terry Jones’ dementia is so bad he can no longer speak

Very sad news out of Britain. Terry Jones, diagnosed with dementia some while back, is now reported to have lost his powers of speech to the disease. Jones was the quizzical, whimsical polymath of The Flying Circus, the Medievalist who … Continue reading

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