Daily Archives: July 7, 2019

Movie Review: “Trespassers”

Here I was, all set to hate all over “Trespassers” and leave a mess as I did. But it delivers such a visceral, pulse-pounding and predictably far-fetched finale that my hate was gone with the wind — almost. “Trespassers” is … Continue reading

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Actors as Superheroes: Who is getting the career lift, who is giving away their best years in tights?

If I’m honest, and I strive for that in every review, I think I cut the last “Avengers” movie the same slack I cut the last “Pirates of the Caribbean” picture. The last “X-Men” outing? Maybe not as much. I’m … Continue reading

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Preview, Disney’s ELECTION YEAR live-action “Mulan”

Coincidence? This looks…terrific. And empowered and real “year of the woman/Decade of women” sharp. And how many yuan do you think The Mouse will haul out of China by making it and releasing it there? A young lady who was … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office: “Spider-Man: Far From” a flop –$93 million, “Midsommar” feels a chill

The latest Tom Holland Web Slinger outing has earned $185 million since Tuesday. Spider-Man is as bulletproof a franchise as there is. No getting around it. The decision to open the graphic but only faintly nightmarish “Midsommar” opposite it didn’t … Continue reading

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Patricia Clarkson on the Big Acting Winners with the Rise of Streaming — Older Actresses

Interesting read from The Hollywood Reporter. It used to be cable that gave the Glenn Close/Kyra Sedgwick generations fresh opportunities. Now it is streaming video that has “lifted women of over 40, 50 or 60” https://t.co/3nWj7Kncsk https://t.co/pYh12zLUng https://twitter.com/THR/status/1147774015794274304?s=17

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