Daily Archives: January 2, 2020

Netflixable? Does the Stoner Comedy have a future? “How High 2”

Even if you’re old enough to remember “How High,” you probably don’t remember how sloppy and generally unfunny it was. Because the whole point of watching it back in pre-legalized 2001 was to be a little buzzed during the experience. … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Pacific rugby player turns “Mercenary” in France

“The meek shall inherit the Earth,” Jesus preached in his “Sermon on the Mount.” By that ethos, Soane Tokelau should be landed gentry on his native Wallis Island in French Polynesia. He doesn’t look it, a Polynesian hulk of 120 kilos … Continue reading

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First screening of 2020? “The Grudge”

Screen Gems is the “We don’t preview these for critics” (generally) division of Sony. So this Sam Raimi-produced, Jackie Weaver horror take with an over familiar title becomes a pig in a poke, and the first wide release of a … Continue reading

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