Daily Archives: June 3, 2019

Preview, It’s not just Katy Perry who can provide proof that Orlando Bloom isn’t dead — “Carnival Row”

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Next Screening? “X-Men: Dark Phoenix”

Yes, the X-Men get into “Game of Thrones” casting (Who isn’t?) with this franchise wrap-up, or pause or whatever Disney decides to do with it now that it owns Fox. “Dark Phoenix” opens Thursday night, and I think the embargo … Continue reading

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Preview, Get into an early screening of the female-empowered sailing documentary, “Maiden”

The director of the best of the Lance Armstrong documentaries is behind “Maiden,” which is about an all-female crew taking on one of the world’s great oceanic sailboat races, the Whitbread Around the World race back in 1989. Get your … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Rim of the World” campers face alien invaders

Here’s a kids-save-the-world action — um, comedy? — from McG that plays like sci-fi that just got its training wheels off. “Rim of the World” puts a quartet of summer “adventure” camp wiseacres between us and alien invasion-driven extinction. Sure, … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Romance finds a backup in “Always be My Maybe”

With the theatrical studios generally unable to find their way through budget bloat and “star-vehicle” burdens to deliver light, frothy romantic comedies, Netflix has found itself a niche that it can have almost all to itself. “The Set Up” announced … Continue reading

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Preview, Bale and Damon and Co. find laughs and racing glory, “FORD v FERRARI”

Yeah, the droll playwright/character actor Tracy Letts gets the deadpan laughs here. “Ford v Ferrari” is about the ’60s and the efforts of Ford to muscle its way into the winner’s circle at LeMans. It. Looks. Epic. And. Sounds. Epic. … Continue reading

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