Daily Archives: October 5, 2019

Netflixable? Scott Adkins is an ex-con out for “Avengement” if he only can shut up long enough to get it.

  The sheer savagery of the fights is the selling point of “Avengement,” kickboxer turned actor Scott Adkins’ latest thriller with stuntman turned director Jesse V. Johnson. It’s a step up from their “Debt Collector” punch-em-up, more polished. But if … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Russian treachery and hatred for Ukranians under Stalin, and only “Mr. Jones” is on the story

The only thing new under the sun is the history we’ve forgotten. Only the names of the tyrants and their treasonous stooges change. “Mr. Jones” is a 1930s journalistic thriller from Agnieszka Holland (“Olivier, Olivier,” “Europa Europa”) that stars James … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Joker” laughing all the way to the bank — a $94/95 million opening

I was checking around town to see if any movie had been smuggled in by a small studio to one of America’s Vacationland’s many mega-multiplexes last night when I noticed something one doesn’t normally see. All these showtimes for one … Continue reading

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