Daily Archives: October 18, 2019

China is not happy with Tarantino’s version of Bruce Lee

That’s being given as the reason why the summer blockbuster was pulled from China’s release slate for next weekend. Can’t understand why the Maoist Kingdom would be bothered by depicting an early Hollywood Chinese hero as a poseur of the … Continue reading

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Movie Preview; Rookie cop gets a lesson in life and work inside the PD’s “Crown Vic”

Interesting time to be taking “A Few Good Men” tack on the big screen about police work, that it’s a rough, dirty job “but somebody’s gotta do it.” You know, with the rash of “I shot because I was scared” … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Brother opposites struggle for the soul of a sibling in the French thriller “Street Flow (Banlieusards)”

Everything about “Street Flow,” a coming-of-age parable about two brothers wrestling over the future of a third sibling, is familiar. It’s in the “projects,” called “suburbs” here. The young men are black. One brother is a gangster, the other in … Continue reading

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“Bowling for Columbine” showing Sat. Night on MSNBC

Michael Moore (@MMFlint) Tweeted: Here’s a clip from the opening scene of my film, “Bowling for Columbine”, which will have a special nationwide screening tomorrow night (Saturday) at 9pm ET on MSNBC… “You Open a Bank Account, You Get a … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Maleficent” to dethrone “Joker?” “Zombieland 2” to clear $20, “Downton” sets a record

Apparently, PBS fans just can’t quit “Downton Abbey.” The pre-Depression soap opera, a costume-and-wealth-bedecked period piece that opened over a month ago, just became the biggest hit in the history of Focus Features. It passed the cowboy romance “Brokeback Mountain” … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Pattinson and Dafoe star in “The Lighthouse”

Who would have guessed that Robert Pattinson would turn out to be the daring one, the “Twilight” star who filled his post glitter-makeup career with the most fascinating projects? “Good Time,” High Life,” “Damsel,” “The Lost City of Z,” “The … Continue reading

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Movie Review — “Zombieland: Double Tap”

“Zombieland: Double Tap,” the ten-years-later sequel to “Zombieland,” turns out to be one tap too many. And a tap way-heyyy too late. The returning cast is less interested, the new characters less interesting. The violence is less shocking, the only … Continue reading

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