Daily Archives: January 10, 2020

Movie Preview: “Brahms: The Boy 2”

A Feb. 21 sequel to the creepy doll movie, this one with Katie Holmes as the mom menaced.

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Next screening? “Dolittle”

This trailer to the new Dr. “Dolittle” plays up the whispery “magic” of Robert Downey Jr. in the title role, and warns us of the many many famous voices playing the animals. I am trying not to cast a jaundiced … Continue reading

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Netflixable? No Wayans, no Sandler, but still “Bulletproof 2”

It’s been 25 years since the action comedy misfire “Bulletproof” came out, the last time we’ll probably see Damon Wayans and Adam Sandler, as a cop and a lowlife “buddy” team. And yet here’s “Bulletproof 2,” starring Faison Love and … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Women lead the fight against poisonous products that deliver “Toxic Beauty”

The Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder/Shower to Shower lawsuits are the jumping off point of the documentary “Toxic Beauty,” the highly-publicized “personal care” products disaster from which all the other reporting, science and first-person accounts in this film are given … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: Will ‘1917’ get a Golden Globes bounce?

“Yes,” in answer to that headline. Yes “1917” will open wide — the last major Oscar contender to reach a wife audience — with a lot of award momentum begin it. That should lead to a $25-35 million opening weekend, … Continue reading

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