Daily Archives: June 27, 2019

Documentary Review: “The Queen” is a film about the “other” queens, just as historic

“The Queen” is a fascinating film artifact, newly restored and re-issued this Pride Month to remind us how far the culture has come in the past 50 years. Here’s a drag queen culture documentary that predates the also-restored and re-released … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: The Artist Christo wants us to join him “Walking on Water”

“Walking on Water” begins with old man in his studio, sketching with charcoal, drawing, painting and gluing together a piece of art that he promptly hangs on a wall when he finishes. It is the artist in action. Ah, but … Continue reading

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Preview, “Midway” takes another shot at recreating America’s greatest naval victory on the big screen

Looks very…digital. Impressive, but digital. A Jonas Brother is in the cast, and Patrick Wilson and Ed Skrein, Aaron Eckhart and Luke Evans are, too. “Midway” opens Nov. 8.  

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Idris Elba writes a villain’s song for his “Hobbs and Shaw” bad guy

Lest we forget that Idris sings, there’s this news. Via Entertainment Weekly https://t.co/xr2tb1gmzO https://twitter.com/EW/status/1144218085647368192?s=17

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Movie Review — “Spider Man: Far from Home,” still friendly no matter what locale

“Spider-Man: Far from Home” is so cute you want to pinch its cheeks and remind it to wear sunscreen before it goes out to play. It’s a super-hero movie slapped on top of a teens-take-a-trip-abroad comedy, fizzy and funny and … Continue reading

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RIP Billy Drago: ‘Untouchables’ Actor was 73

Some guys just have the villain’s look. Robert Davi, Dennis Farina, Henry Silva and Billy Drago are among them. Ed Begley Sr., not Jr. Billy Drago made a great heavy. He had the right name for a bad guy. Benicio … Continue reading

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