Daily Archives: November 8, 2019

Documentary Review — “Scandalous: The Untold Story of the National Enquirer”

“Scandalous” is a documentary that tracks the history of American tabloid journalism’s most infamous scandal sheet, from its origins to its Elvis death photo/Gary Hart with Donna Rice on his lap heydays, to the ways it help put a tabloid … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Studying and preserving Coral Reefs is “Saving Atlantis”

If you travel to dive or snorkel around coral reefs, you probably hear the same refrain I do when I hit the water in Key West, St. Croix or Curacao. “You should’ve seen it 20 years ago!” Actually, the guide … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The laughs, clues and insults are cutting in “Knives Out”

Writer-director Rian Johnson, of “Brick” and “Looper,” briefly escapes the stranglehold the “Star Wars” universe has on him with “Knives Out,” a cutting and clever “Clue” murder mystery treated as a lark and played for laughs by a Big Name … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Last Christmas?” If only…

Here it is, that “lost” chapter of “Love, Actually” that we’ve been rummaging through the vaults for. “Last Christmas,” they’re calling it. “Dull, Actually” is more accurate. It’s a mopey holiday romance leaning heavily on the “Game of Thrones” charms … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: Will ‘Doctor Sleep’ shine? Are we ready for ‘Last Christmas?’ Is ‘Midway’ a bridge too far?

And will “Playing with Fire” light up? So many BO headline questions. But if there’s anything the post “It” universe has taught us, don’t bet against Stephen King. His “Shining” sequel has good reviews, real horror and a few frights … Continue reading

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