Daily Archives: November 14, 2019

Movie Review: “Antrum: The Deadliest Film Ever Made”

    You can’t manufacture a “cult film.” But you can play around with “Hey you guys, this REALLY happened!” Try a new twist on the “found footage” horror formula that “The Blair Witch Project” perfected, a “long lost movie” … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The sights dazzle, “Frankie” does not

An ageing actress summons her extended family to scenic Sintra, Portugal, in “Frankie,” a lovely but downbeat and dull showcase for Isabelle Huppert, who has the title role. You’d think that with a husband, ex-husband, stepdaughter who is contemplating divorce, … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Ben Affleck is a coach battling addiction on “The Way Back”

Maybe returning to your high school to coach will help with that drinking problem. A March release, starring Ben and directed by Gavin O’Connor.

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Movie Preview — “The Spongebob Movie: Spongebob on the Run”

Oh yes, we’re going back under the sea for a few Spongebob shenanigans, Patrick pratfalls etc. Next May.  

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Movie Review: Hanks ensures it’s “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” is a biographical essay in sweetness and light. Tom Hanks playing the most beloved TV personality America has ever produced, “Mister Rogers,” may be the epitome of cinematic “on the nose” casting. A “national … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: The horrors, the history of “Skin Walker”

Scary stuff. Horror from Luxemburg? A 2020 release with Udo Kier and an imperiled young woman learning about her troubling history.

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