Daily Archives: September 19, 2019

Movie Preview: In Alfre Woodard’s prison, “Clemency” is a rare thing

Saw this attached to a Neon release last summer. Could not track a copy down to share. Until now. Awards buzz for the Great Alfre Woodard? Advertisements

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Next screening? “Villains”

Maika Monroe’s in it? I am so… there.

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Movie Review: Team building turns terminal for these “Corporate Animals”

A diverse workforce at an “edible cutlery” start-up are trapped in a cave during a “team building” spelunking expedition in the dark farce, “Corporate Animals.” As it’s a comedy scripted by the Brit who wrote “4 Lions,”  there is a moment … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Get strong, live long, go Vegan say “The Game Changers”

There was a moment, back in the dark ages, when “60 Minutes” cut to the chase at the climax of decades and decades of science, reports, government ad bans and warnings about cigarettes. Smoking, the evidence showed in a famous … Continue reading

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Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” is set for 2020

Animated or live action, the twee films of Wes Anderson have been onnan Howard trajectory with audiences after years of being “citical darlings.” A serio comic love letter to journalism” is his next project, and “The French Dispatch” has distribution … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Brits can’t manage getting married laughs “For Love or Money”

When the mind wanders during a comedy, or any film that isn’t quite working, the only constructive place to let it wander is to one question. “Why did these attractive, talented people (the cast) decide to do it?”‘ Sometimes the … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “An Audience of Chairs”

A mother loses custody of her two a daughters, with cause. She is mentally ill. How she copes is the subject of “An Audience of Chairs,” a Canadian drama that is the quintessence of “fall cinema.” It’s serious.

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Movie Preview: Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Camp and Bill Pullman wrangle over “Dark Waters”

Ruffalo is a West “By God” Virginia lawyer working for Big Corps out of state, when he takes on the case of a farmer (Bill Camp) losing cattle to chemical poisoning of the water supply. Tim Robbins as a villain, … Continue reading

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