Daily Archives: January 14, 2020

Next Screening? “BAD BOYS FOR LIFE”

Will Smith dragging 200lbs of dead weight around Miami? I kid. But let us set the bar low in terms of expectations for this third movie in the out of control cops in South Florida action comedy. It is a … Continue reading

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Netflixable? French biker is “Burn Out” as a drug mule

There’s a fun biker B-movie buried beneath the cliches and coincidences of  “Burn Out.”  It’s not that the motorcycle chase scenes are all that. Because even though it’s French and some of the stunt folks have credits in Luc Besson … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “A Patient Man” needed a livelier leading man

“A Patient Man” is a cagey tale of loss, grief, guilt and revenge. It does such a swell job of hiding its secrets I’m loathe to give any of them away. Thrillers that keep you guessing, sometimes correctly, sometimes sending … Continue reading

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Billie Eilish will sing “No Time to Die” James Bond title tune

She looks thrilled. Should be a canny choice, though. Hottest performer on the charts. Sure, she strikes me as more of a Sheena Easton/ Nancy Sinatra/Adele Bond singer than a Tina Turner/Dame Shirley Bassey one. But time will tell.  

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Movie Preview: “Goalie” tells us a true story from the days before hockey had helmets

Terry Sawchuck?Ever heard of him? You will if you see this coming attraction from a Manly Age, when men played the game on ice without protection, with no more conditioning than a Lucky Strike or two in the penalty box. … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Another trailer with Vin Diesel as “Bloodshot”

Can’t get a feel for this Mar. 13 release, even after two trailers. You?

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