Daily Archives: September 16, 2019

“SNL” Dead Man Walking Shane Gillis finally gets the chair

You knew he was a goner the moment that damning clip showed up. That wasn”t a lapse, ancient history or anything you can explain away. That was a vile bigot comfortable in long held prejudices. Via The New York Times … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “The World We Make” plays like an interracial romance of the, oh, late ’70s

The path to “The World We Make” is paved with patronizing, heavy-handed and somewhat retro good intentions. It’s a modern day inter-racial romance set in that corner of suburban Nashville that hasn’t turned a calendar page since, oh, 1975. The … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Groupers” is a vengeance on gay bashers farce that proves the more ISN’T the merrier

“Groupers” is a farce about kidnapping two homophobic high school bullies and forcing them to prove their “thesis” — that homosexuality, “sexual proclivity,” is a choice. If it is, they can “choose” to dabble in it same sex romance, and … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Matthew Broderick cameos in a Netflix high school AFTER the apocalypse comedy, “Daybreak”

Netflix has had better luck with teen comedies than with post-apocalyptic sci-fi. But Oct. 24, perhaps this mashup farce will change all that.

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Movie Review: Daddario goes for romantic laughs in “Can You Keep a Secret?”

Office romances, especially those between boss and employee, have made a a rapid transition from “frowned upon” by HR to repellant and condemnable in the “#MeToo” era. They’re positively fraught, these days. Thus, the misfortune that is “Can You Keep … Continue reading

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