Daily Archives: July 2, 2019

Bloomberg News says Movie Theaters are doomed.

Yeah? And? This has been where things are going for a few years, but the death spiral has been interrupted repeatedly by this or that trend or genre that suddenly exploded in popularity Maybe the death will be sudden, but … Continue reading

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Preview, a comic murder mystery with Collette, Craig, Chris Evans — “Knives Out”

Craig sounds like he’s goofing on Pierce Brosnan in this trailer for the Thanksgiving comedy. Christopher Plummer and Lakeith Stanfield are also on board.

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Preview, “Jacob’s Ladder” remade

Michael Ealy stars in this remake, which is coming out later this summer. It’s a reinvention of the story that Bruce Joel Rubin told, with Tim Robbiins and Danny Aiello and others back in 1990. I interviewed Rubin when the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Last Black Man in San Francisco”

    Operatic in tone, a love poem that’s “Howl” raw in scope and despair, “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” is a deadpan elegy to a city, its ever-shifting populace, family lore and the weight of the past. … Continue reading

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Next screening? “Stuber”

Whatever the quality of this Fox farce, they’ve done a helluva job selling it. Kumail and Dave, a “Throwback” exploitation style trailer this time, and it’s “Early reviews be damned. I am DOWN for this.” Those early reviews have been … Continue reading

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