Daily Archives: July 25, 2019

Documentary Review: For Women in Hollywood, “This Changes Everything”

Damned data. You can sit back — if you’re say, Hollywood — and claim that gender discrimination on the screen, behind the screen, writing the stories that fill the screen and signing off on the checks that feed the entertainment … Continue reading

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Preview, one last “Angel has Fallen” trailer

Here we go. Again? Butler and Jada, Morgan and Piper and Nolte. You think Danny Huston’s the villain? Maybe?

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Preview, “Zombieland: Double Tap”

Was this sequel really necessary? They’ve all moved on, Emma’s won an Oscar, and so on and so forth. Doesn’t seem as gritty and “out there” the second time around. But hey, who knows? A few new cast members — … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Fatal Fashion”

A soap star of some standing lets her psycho flag fly as a murderously obsessive fashion photographer in “Fatal Fashion,” which was orphaned and homeless as “Deadly Runway” before Netflix took it in. It’s a chance for Linsey Godfrey (“The … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Lying family ensures that granny doesn’t know that this is “The Farewell”

Sweet and ever-so-slight, “The Farewell” is a Chinese culture-clash comedy built on melancholy, driven by sentiment. A family matriarch has lung cancer. But the doctors haven’t told her, just alerted the family. And the family, in China and in America, … Continue reading

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Preview, “ZZ Top – That Little Ol’ Band From Texas” gets its very own theatrical release documentary

I don’t expect much “Behind the Music” drama in this Aug. 16 release. Drugs? Sure. Not exactly a feminist band, not “woke.” But not a lot of controversy, just a band that has Aerosmith level of endurance, staying power as … Continue reading

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