Daily Archives: September 12, 2019

Next screening? Brad Pitt goes to space, Tommy Lee Jones returns from space, “Ad Astra”

This one seems right up my alley, so let’s hope this Sept. release has a hint of “fall film” sci-fi seriousness about it. Fingers crossed! Advertisements

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Movie Review: Frankenstein is stitched together in New York in “Depraved”

Once one figures out “Depraved” is a modern re-setting of “Frankenstein,” how does a filmmaker maintain interest through the over-familiar story beats that march us toward that inevitable hunt with pitchforks? Sure, it’s changed up a bit. The “monster” is … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Coping with the worst, with comedy, for “3 Days with Dad”

The comedy “3 Days with Dad” is a dark farce about a family gathering to say goodbye to their patriarch as he faces the end of life on tubes and life support in a hospital. It’s a dismissable, hit or … Continue reading

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Movies getting longer and longer. The Hollywood Reporter says audiences are noticing

Yes. Yes we are. A 2:40 “It” sequel, and that’s just last weekend’s example. https://t.co/Yd16VmWnMI https://twitter.com/THR/status/1172140355963277313?s=17

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Movie Preview, James Franco and friends do a stoner comedy, “Zeroville”

Joey King, Megan Fox and Jackie Weaver are the leading ladies, Farrell and Rogen and Robinson and McBride…and Feanco– those are just the guys in this movie about a movie. A wide-eyed young actress comes to LA in the same … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Princesses of Pole Dancing hit the jackpot as “Hustlers”

Think “Hustlers” is just about strippers ripping off lap-dance clients in a well-publicized New York skin club? Writer-director Lorene Scafaria, who scripted “Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist” and “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,” sees this “true” … Continue reading

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