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Daily Archives: October 11, 2019
A stressful Minnesota family Thanksgiving, a harrowing drive on icy roads on the way home. Their child has a fall on a construction site next to a gas station they stop in, an anxious race to a nearby hospital. But … Continue reading
The now-traditional Thursday night “preview” — actually just the unofficial opening night for most new movies — went to “Gemini Man” last night, which edged “Addams Family” $1.6 million to $1.25. But read a little more into those tea leaves. … Continue reading
Back in olden times, the great Jonathan Demme could be relied on to turn out a Neil Young documentary every year or so. The world’s most fanatical Neil Young fan is dead, so Neil is directing his own projects under … Continue reading
Anyone looking to acquire a taste for the admittedly acquired taste that is Adam Devine might want to skip “Jexi,” a star-vehicle comedy which makes him second banana to a smartmouthed smart phone. Rose Byrne voices the phone, a glitchy … Continue reading
Nat Wolff is a young infantryman in Afghanistan who finds himself at odds with his sergeant (Alexander Skarsgård) and the rest of his platoon in “The Kill Team.” Writer-director Dan Krauss has turned his documentary of the same title, about … Continue reading
Dev Patel has the title role, and Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie, Peter Capaldi and Ben Whishaw are among the many many Great Brits peopling this Armando Iannucci (“In the Loop,””Death of Stalin”) dance through Dickens. “The Personal History of David … Continue reading