Daily Archives: December 14, 2019

Movie Review: Alfre Woodard’s turn in “Clemency” is Oscar-worthy

In her forty years on the screen, nobody has been better at “making it real” than Alfre Woodard.  So don’t drop in on “Clemency” expecting histrionics. She plays a prison warden at a penitentiary with a crowded Death Row, and … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: ‘Jumanji’ explodes, but “Richard Jewell” is the bomb

Estimates on the opening weekend take of a middling “Jumanji” sequel were in the $40-$44 million range, and appear to be on the low side. If Saturday is anything like Thursday night and Friday, it could hit $50 million. The … Continue reading

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Next screening? “Spies in Disguise”

Saturday mornings are the most popular time to preview upcoming kid films. Studios like to pack a theater with kids, their parents and film reviewers so that those of us writing about movie get a taste of how it plays … Continue reading

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