Daily Archives: September 8, 2019

Movie Preview: The final trailer for “Doctor Sleep” makes one pine for “The Shining”

Ewan M. is “Danny doesn’t live here, Mrs. Torrance,” all grown up. Rebecca Ferguson, Jacob Tremblay, Cliff Curtis and Bruce Greenwood are in this Nov. 8 thriller.

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Weekend Box Office: “It Chapter 2” earns $91 million

Not a bad opening weekend. Not a holiday weekend, not a “summer release,” almost three freaking hours long. The $91 million “It 2” pulled only looks bad if you compare it to “It Chapter 1,” which pulled in over $123 … Continue reading

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Movie preview: “JUST MERCY” gives Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx a contender

Oscar winner Brie Larson, Tim Blake Nelson a Andrene Watts-Hammond are the other faces in this Oscar contender about justice down South. It’s based on a true story and could be every bit as moving as its trailer.

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Netflixable? Chapelle courts controversy in “Sticks & Stones” standup special

I watch the signature stand-up specials on Netflix and elsewhere, but I rarely bother to review them because they aren’t movies — for the most part. Not in the sense of “Eddie Murphy: Raw” or the various Richard Pryor concert … Continue reading

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