Daily Archives: September 26, 2019

Movie Review: “Mister America” allows Tim Heidecker cultists to imagine their hero running for office

  “Mister America” is a sequel to “On Cinema at the Cinema,” an intentionally bad, vigorously half-assed movie review show that went from podcast to web series, eventually part of the Adult Swim Cartoon Network brand. It’s pretty much the … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Dead Teenager” horror movies always require a “Head Count”

First of all, great title. If you’re going to round up a bunch of young people — college coeds, stoners and frat bros — for a “dead teenager movie,” you’re going to need to do a “Head Count.” The rules … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “The Irishman” — Scorsese, DeNiro, Pacino, Pesci, Keitel and…Ray Romano?

Scorsese’s mobsters and Jimmy Hoffa picture shows up Nov. 27. On Netflix.

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Documentary Review: “Wrinkles the Clown” exposes viral phobias, manufactured fear and really bad parenting

The scariest clown movie of 2019 is a documentary. Nothing’s hiding in the sewers, nobody is bullied and beaten until he becomes Batman’s nemesis. “Wrinkles the Clown” is about an aged “retired” party clown who offers  “behavioral services” to parents, … Continue reading

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