Daily Archives: June 4, 2019

Is ‘Bond 25’ cursed?Another Accident

This one didn’t involve Daniel Craig, but did include an explosion, a crew member injured and damage to a Pinewood Studios soundstage. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/bond-25-accident-leaves-crew-member-injured-pinewood-stage-damaged-1215578

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Netflixable? Looking for love, looking for “Someone Great”

It’s like that girlfriend or boyfriend who is too cute, too bubbly, and tries WAY too hard too much of the time. Adorable? Sure. A real net asset in your life, with more than a few fringe benefits. Maybe more … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Woody and Costner come out of retirement as “The Highwaymen”

“The Highwaymen” is a sturdy, slow and stately Western about the hunt for Bonnie & Clyde and the two retired, out-of-date Texas Rangers who birddogged them through the Dust Bowl. It’s a picture that comes down squarely on the law’s … Continue reading

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OVERDUE — ACADEMY to Honor DAVID LYNCH, GEENA DAVIS, WES STUDI AND LINA WERTMÜLLER

These are Governor’s Awards for creating bodies of work. The great Native American actor Wes Studi stands out for me. An iconic character actor and sometime leading man. Lynch and Wertmuller are distinct directing talents whose careers wound down in … Continue reading

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Next screening? “The Secret Life of Pets 2”

Illumination fills these cartoons with funny people’s sometimes funny voices, some good sight gags, and then they hope for the best. Fingers crossed for this one, because the kids need some laughs after “Aladdin.” “The Secret Life of Pets 2” … Continue reading

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