Daily Archives: June 17, 2019

Netflixable? “The Perfection”

There are more promising — if conventional — directions to take “The Perfection,” a horror tale that twists back on itself so often that the gimmick gives away the game and spoils the fun. Director and co-writer Richard Shepard did … Continue reading

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Preview, a game you play to save your skin, “Ready or Not”

Samara Weaving stars in this late-August dark comedy, the bride marrying into a family of board game moguls, forced to play this game-of-your-life (crossbows) version of “Hide and Seek,” “Ready or Not” here I come. Oh yeah, this is redband. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Every golfer dreams of the “Round of Your Life”

Richard T. Jones is a marvelous character actor of long standing. You have seen him most recently in TV series, from “Hawaii Five-O” (he was the governor, early on) to “Teachers” and the still-running “The Rookie.” He brings his easy … Continue reading

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Documentary Review — “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am”

From the first, Toni Morrison had endure attempts to “ghetto-ize” her fiction, books about the African American experience — from slavery to the trials of African American girl and womanhood, then and now. Even “sympathetic liberal reviews” from the likes … Continue reading

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“West Side Story” — the first on set cast photo

  Here they are, Spielberg’s dancing miscreants, from Fox.

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Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan begin “The Trip To Greece”

Egomaniac and Little Man in a Box are back. Or will be when “”The Trip to Greece” is in the can. What WILL they drive through the birth place of Western Civilization? https://metro.co.uk/2019/06/15/rob-brydon-steve-coogan-back-old-ways-filming-begins-trip-greece-9968922/

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