Daily Archives: August 9, 2019

Movie Review: Playing it straight won’t pay off for “Adam”

We know it’s wrong, just as he does. But when teenage Adam lies to cute, cool New York lesbian Gillian, who thinks he’s trans, it’s funny. Because he then does his homework, mastering the jargon, the medical and psychological steps … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Elderly gay couple cope with late life as “The Heiresses (Les Herederas)”

They’ve been together forever. You can tell from the lifetime of art, furniture, glass, silverware and china that fills their roomy but gloomy old house in the bourgeois corner of town. It’s in their conversation, the gentle bickering with the … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: Can “Dora” beat “Lion King,” if only for a week?

Ask anybody who tracks interest in movies via their own reviews, web traffic for a film’s trailer, etc. They’ll tell you there is zero interest in most anything opening between now and “Ad Astra” in Sept. Paramount seemed scared of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark”

Slow to get going and lame once it gets there. I’m tempted to leave “Scary Stories to tell in the Dark” at that, because that’s about all it amounts to. There are effects, sure, in this collection of supernatural stories … Continue reading

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