Daily Archives: November 1, 2019

Movie Review: Animated “Arctic Dogs” won’t make Pixar shiver in its snowboots

Competently animated — OK, competent “ish” — and heartlessly scripted, “Arctic Dogs” plays like an Entertainment Studios production not written and drawn so much as engineered, contrived by market necessity. Give theaters something animated to drag kids and parents to … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Can Imogen Poots and Jeffrey Wright help Tye Sheridan “Age Out” of trouble?

Good cast, properly dramatic, poetic and action-promising trailer for this 2018 film, earning a Nov. 22 release.

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Preview: See Vin Diesel go down the “Late Career Van Damme” hole with

Well, the “Fast and Furious” thing was never going to last forever. Close, but not forever. So Vin Diesel is going down the “Universal Soldier” route with the comic book based “Bloodshot.” Guy Pearce? Man.

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Preview: So will “Jumanji: Next Level” be all “Next Level?”

Once more, dear friends, once more, cast and crew, once more — ACCOUNTANTS — let us return to “Jumanji” for a little more Kevin Hart/Dwayne Johnson cold hard buddy-teen movie cash.

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Box Office: Is “Terminator” doomed to a “Dark Fate,” “Brooklyn” to remain “Motherless?”

Four titles open wide this weekend, with yet another “Terminator” movie headlining, Edward Norton’s passion project “Motherless Brooklyn” and a Harriet Tubman bio-pic vying for the crumbs. And something called “Arctic Dogs” is on the docket as well. At least … Continue reading

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