Daily Archives: December 21, 2019

Comics and the Oscars — Sellers, Carrey, Murphy, Williams and…Adam Sandler?

The late Peter Sellers was one of the greatest mimics and finest comic actors in screen history. His career was filled with films which weren’t worthy of his prodigious talents, but he got two shots at winning an acting Oscar … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Terry Crews IS “John Henry”

He isn’t driving spikes into railroad ties these days. But “John Henry” is still toting that hammer. And he’s about to go all Terry Crews on Ludacris and the bad guys of The Hood. “John Henry” is headed our way … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Skywalker” $190, “Cats” $10, “Bombshell” so-so

The ears wiggle, the tails twitch and twirl and the actors costumed and digitally furred thusly as cat-sized. And the Internet has been pounding the look of “Cats” since the first trailer dropped last summer. Reviews — on the younger-skewing, … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: For Will Ferrell and Julia Louis Dreyfuss, it’s all “Downhill” from here

Did you see the Swedish film “Force Majuere” a few years back? It was a dark DARK comedy about a family falling to pieces on a Swiss ski trip thanks to the husband’s failing the most basic “man test” of … Continue reading

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