Daily Archives: June 7, 2019

Netflixable? Teens live for love in “The Last Summer”

“The Last Summer” is a wafer-thin Netflix teen romance starring a Kiwi (New Zealander) leading lady, an Australian leading man, a tale set in Chicago but shot (mostly) in Cleveland. So kind of fake feeling? Sure. Cluttered with too many … Continue reading

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Keanu Reeves Dinner Date Scene – “Always be My Maybe”

My review of “Always be My Maybe” was an endorsement. Far from a rave. I get why it has some buzz beyond Netflix. It’s flip and mildly amusing, a formula rom com with an Asian cast, which is inclusive and … Continue reading

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British Film Institute puts Best of British Cinema online in new streaming g service

Granted, it I’ll be on Roku, so that’s a of catch. But BFI just gave us another reason to cut the cable cord. https://t.co/LBZqs55IZ2 https://twitter.com/Variety/status/1136577813891473409?s=17

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John Turturro interview: ‘I wouldn’t cast Woody Allen now’

Yes, Woody can still work…in Spain. With contrarian Christoph Waltz. But others casting him in movies? Not happening. For a variety of reasons. https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/features/john-turturro-interview-gloria-bell-woody-allen-going-place-the-big-lebowski-a8946846.html?amp

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Movie Review: Horror hides in plain sight on “Clinton Road”

The movie star saunters up to the young lady who decides who gets in and who doesn’t at the newly re-opened bar, Chelsea Landing. “Eric Roberts,” he says. “I’m on the list.” “You’re not Eric. I know Eric. He’s taller. … Continue reading

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Preview, Jean Reno’s hit man retires, only not so much in “Cold Blood”

Jean Reno’s Leon may not have lived through being “The Professional,” but that doesn’t mean he’s not up to playing hit men into his dotage. “Cold Blood” parks him in the snowy wilderness, suddenly visited by Sarah Lind, when he … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: ‘Dark Phoenix’ duels ‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ in sequels showdown

Variety and The Hollywood Reporter have had stories this week about how Disney/Fox are tamping down expectations for this, the last X Men movie we’re likely to see for a while. Will It do $60? $50? $40s? Box office Mojo … Continue reading

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