Daily Archives: July 30, 2019

Preview, Who dies and who will survive “The Hunt”

Emma Roberts, Amy Madigan, Betty Gilpin and nine others wake up in the woods, ready to be hunted. Or not ready. A taste of “The Most Dangerous Game?” Sept.27, we will find out.

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Netflixable? “Deadly Scholars” (“Squad Goals”) bring homicide to high school

I can’t help but notice that a lot of movies that either make no noise in theaters or don’t even warrant a theatrical release find fresh “new” titles when they make their way to Netflix. Thus, “#SquadGoals” evolves into “Deadly … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: “Cold Case Hammarskjold” seeks answers of a famous UN chief’s death

“Cold Case Hammarskjöld” is a documentary that invites the viewer down another rabbit hole with the quixotic Danish filmmaker Mads Brügger. His “Red Chapel” was a playful plunge behind the bamboo curtain in North Korea, with Brügger and an accomplice … Continue reading

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Preview, Blumhouse horror’s latest, “Don’t Let Go”

Storm Reid and Mykelti Williamson are the big names in this tale of a murdered family that will not let go of a surviving member. It opens on the last weekend of August, a dumping ground where a promising horror … Continue reading

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Preview, “Hatchback” gives us a romantic comedy take on living on a car among the homeless

Looks cute, with social commentary built in. August 20, this festival favorite hits VOD.

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Preview, “Empathy Inc” shows how you don’t need a lot of money to take on Sci Fi

You don’t even have to shoot in color. A little VR start up wants to let you see the world through someone else’s eyes. Empathy is to be the byproduct. Zack Robidas, Kathy Searle and Nat Klaitz star in it.

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Next screening? “Hobbs & Shaw”

The trailer that won the Super Bowl finally becomes a movie in the flesh this Thursday night. Love the pairing of DJ and J. Stath, Idris makes a formidable villain. I doubt of the cars upstage these lads, McLaren or … Continue reading

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