Daily Archives: September 7, 2019

Documentary Review — Morgan Spurlock gets after Big Chicken with “Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken”

It’s the movie that could make you fall in love with Morgan Spurlock, all over again. With “Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!” the quixotic documentarian returns to his first, best destiny — investigating fast food and the “myth” that … Continue reading

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Documentary Review – “Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements”

A child’s hearing-loss is “corrected” by cochlear implants, leading to him wanting to perform Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata. The boy’s deaf grandfather faces the perils of old age, adding new maladies to his lifelong one. And the boy’s filmmaker-mother ponders them … Continue reading

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Movie Preview, “Wrinkles The Clown” shows Pennywise how it’s done

This is an October release about a real life clown hired to show up and scare the kids — grownups, too. And it looks revelatory, in terms of why folks are scared of people in facepaint and wigs.

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BOX OFFICE: A $92 million “bust?” ‘It Chapter Two’ underwhelms

The first half of the “It” saga opened at a horror film record $123 million+ two years ago. “It Chapter Two” is now on track to come in a whopping 20% below that. Thursday showings were the first sign at … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Imogen Poots copes with “Black Christmas”

Sorority vengeance fantasy. Love that Imogen. The fact that she Poots is irrelevant.

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