Daily Archives: August 5, 2019

Movie Review: A dog, a racecar driver and “The Art of Racing in the Rain”

Whatever virtues it displayed on the printed page, “The Art of Racing in the Rain” makes a movie of modest, melodramatic pleasures, mainly homey aphorisms about motor racing and the hidden life of dogs. As these are growled out by … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Still a “supercool exploradora,” “Dora and the Lost City of Gold”

The opening to “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” will give anybody who parented in the early 2000s flashbacks, and any kid who grew up then the warm fuzzies. We’re treated to that catchy theme song, a real-not-animated little … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The mystery deepens “Every Time I Die”

It’s like panning for gold, this business of rummaging through a summer’s indie releases, looking for a nugget in a cinema season that produces blockbusters, and little else. But here’s one. “Every Time I Die” is the best no-budget thriller … Continue reading

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Next screening? “The Kitchen” with Melissa and Tiffany doing battle with Bill Camp

An August period piece crime gang wars thriller? That’s good counter programming, I say. Good trip of leading ladies && Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss. A woman directed it, so Domhnall Gleeson is the potential underworld love interest. … Continue reading

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Preview, “The Furies” are hunted women, until..

This has 4chan/incel insensate corner of horror fandom written all over it. Torture porn? Monstrous male Hunter/killers going after women, one at a time, until the womenwork together? That’s the sales pitch for “The Furies,” at least in this trailer.

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