Daily Archives: August 10, 2019

“The Hunt” — thriller about tracking and killing people with assault rifles, pulled from release

It’s another version of “Most Dangerous Game” (humans as “game”), and I’m not sure it is so politically touchy that it needed to be pulled. Trump wanted it yanked, and it was. https://t.co/F3KuM5x3hc?amp=1 Advertisements

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“Aquaman 2” delayed? Jason Momoa Protests Construction on Sacred Hawaiian Land

Love this. https://www.thewrap.com/jason-momoa-says-he-cant-shoot-aquaman-2-because-he-got-run-over-by-a-bulldozer/

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Movie Review: An innocent linebacker tries to clear his name in “Brian Banks”

Good performances and a healthy dose of earnest righteousness go a long way in atoning for the choppy structure and shortchanged characters that mar the telling of the inspiring true story of a life interrupted by a crime that never … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Angry Birds Movie #2”

You will tear up a little at the animated short film “Hair Love” that Matthew A. Cherry, Everett Downing Jr. and Bruce W. Smith whipped up, via Kickstarter, and Sony attached as the opener to “The Angry Birds Movie 2.” … Continue reading

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Travolta on Fans, Filmmaking as fame fades and living away from Hollywood

You never hear horror stories about random fan encounters gone wrong involving John Travolta. Never. The face he shows the public doesn’t have room for bad days or bad moods, even though everybody has them. And that’s by design. “I … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Scary Stories” scare up $20-21, “Dora” dips, “Kitchen,” “Brian Banks” bomb

“Hobbs & Shaw” are losing their steam, but still have another $24 million in them, a steep 60% drop from opening weekend. That is enough to win this desultory box office race for Aug. 9-11. “Dora” is underwhelming in terms … Continue reading

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