Daily Archives: August 13, 2019

Next screening? “Where’d You Go, Bernadette?”

Annapurna, which was set to release this one, is in dire financial straits. United Artists has this Richard Linklater picture, which stars Cate Blanchett and Billy Crudup, Lawrence Fishburne and Kristen Wiig and, of course, Judy Greer. Mom runs off … Continue reading

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Documentary Review — “ZZ Top: That Little Ol’Band from Texas”

It’s not the most diverse musical genre, in its performers or in its fan base. But as “classic rock” finally starts to age its way into geezer biker bars and becomes the genuine “oldies radio” of today, it’s high time … Continue reading

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Preview, Terrance Malick’s “A Hidden Life”

A morality tale set in rural Germany during the run up to World War II. Lots of nature, of course, features in “A Hidden Life,” lots of debate about Hitler and “free will.” Malick’s films are always events. This one, … Continue reading

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Documentary Review — “David Crosby: Remember My Name”

The world’s had plenty of time to make up its mind about David Crosby of Crosby, Stills Nash & (sometimes) Young. Heaven knows the man himself has given us the necessary data to form a defensible opinion. “Mouthy, self-righteous, self-destructive … Continue reading

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Book Review: Craig Ferguson muses about “Riding the Elephant”

For my money, Craig Ferguson did the best late night talk show of this millennium. Not as searing and politically astute as Jon Stewart, not the populist cheerleader that Colbert has become, never built for the viral era that Jimmy … Continue reading

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Djimon joins “A Quiet Place 2,” Brian Tyree Henry exits

Emily Blunt will be back, hubby Coach K is directing. Casting switches are kicking in at this stage. “Djimon Hounsou is replacing Brian Tyree Henry in the sequel to ‘A Quiet Place’ https://t.co/w85wCOCC1z https://twitter.com/THR/status/1161152165559361541?s=17

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