Daily Archives: September 21, 2019

Movie Preview: Your chance to see Mira Sorvino in a Western — “Badlands”

Kudos to whoever is serving his or her time as Trace Adkins’ agent. He’s getting a lot of screen work, considering what he has to offer film viewers. Kevin Makely stars in this, Bruce Dern has another role where he … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Deviant Love” defies its titillating title

Here’s a thriller that begins badly, descends into dull and rallies for a third act filled with “You’re kidding, right?” In “Deviant Love,” “Walking Dead” and “Dallas” reboot Emma Bell stars as a woman haunted by her childhood, rejected by … Continue reading

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Next screening? “ABOMINABLE”

The first wide release kiddie cartoon of the fall? It’s my Saturday outing. “Abominable” opens Sept. 27.

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Documentary Review: “Always in Season” digs into what might have been a modern-day lynching

For several years, just outside of Monroe, Georgia at a bridge on Moore’s Ford Road, they’ve been reenacting a horrific moment from the area’s past. On the anniversary of a 1946 lynching, black actors playing the four victims (one a … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Downton Abbey” blows up, and in a good way — $33 million opening weekend

As I said Thursday, pre-sales of “Downton Abbey” opening weekend tickets suggested a much MUCH bigger opening than the West Coast experts, working off market research provided by the studio and their own hunches, were saying. Variety, Deadline and Box … Continue reading

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