Daily Archives: November 20, 2019

Netflixable? Might “Christmas Break-in” be a substitute for “Home Alone?”

Let’s lower the bar here, straight off. Say you’re snowed in, the kids are going stir crazy and you’ve still got power and Netflix. If those kids are “over” “Home Alone,” and not yet in their picky/discriminating taste years (say … Continue reading

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Next screening? “21 Bridges”

It’s good to see Chadwick Boseman taking a shot at something that’s not a high minded biopic (“Marshall,’”Get on Up,” “42”) or a Black Panther turn. But early reviews on this genre cop thriller have been weak. STX is still … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Life and emotions come in “Waves”

Intimate, evocative and lurid, “Waves” captures the heat of youth and the fog one family navigates through as parents try to guide two teens to adulthood in Greater Miami. Writer-director Trey Edward Shults, in a major departure from his best … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Frozen 2” melts down

Channeling one’s inner five year-old girl isn’t much help when considering the thin charms of “Frozen 2.” It plays like an animated musical built around forgettable tunes and impressive animated effects that were cooked up before the script was decided … Continue reading

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Next screening, an Oscar contender: “Waves”

A South Florida father trying to guide his kids to a better life, young love. A trailer that gives you just enough.

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