Daily Archives: January 16, 2020

Documentary Review: The Oscar-nominated “The Edge of Democracy” on Netflix

I’m not sure how much urgency many of us will attach to watching the Netflix documentary “The Edge of Democracy,” now that it’s been nominated for the Best Documentary Feature Oscar. I knew what it was about and held off … Continue reading

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Oscar Contender “Ford v Ferrari” returns to hundreds of screens Friday.

Disney will expand Fox’s FORD V. FERRARI from 567 to 1,069 screens this Friday, January 17. #FordvFerrari https://twitter.com/BoxOffice/status/1217901407027654656?s=20

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Oscar Contender “Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood” back at a theater near you Friday

Sony will expand ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD from 54 to 705 screens this Friday, January 17. #OnceUponATimeInHollywood https://twitter.com/BoxOffice/status/1217903295684984832?s=20

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Oscar Contender “JoJo Rabbit” back in theaters Friday.

Disney will expand Fox Searchlight’s JOJO RABBIT from 125 to 994 screens this Friday, January 17. #JojoRabbit https://twitter.com/BoxOffice/status/1217901741645029376?s=20

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Movie Preview: “Black Widow,” trailer 2?

Sure. Try to make us root for Russians. We’ll see, Marvel.

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Netflixable? A thriller set in a nursing home, “Eye for an Eye (Quien a hierro mata)”

A simple, downbeat and taut-as-a-drum vengeance thriller, “Eye for an Eye”(Quien a hierro mata) lives up to the promise of its simple, evocative title. It’s about a crime family in Cambadoas, in Spanish Galicia, the northwest coast of the country … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: ‘Bad Boys For Life’ set for big opening, “Dolittle” will do less

Opening weekend projections for the third “Bad Boys” film are ranging from $38 to as high as $48 million. Not bad for a franchise whose last outing was 17 years ago. I saw it last night and while I didn’t … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Bad Boys for Life”

The chemistry’s still there. A lot of years, a few pounds and some suspicious hairlines don’t change that. Maybe the idea of a wheezing foot-race to settle a bet is laughable. But as the jokes don’t land the way they … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: We’ve never seen Daniel Radfliffe with “Guns Akimbo”

Looks a bit like “Crank.” I loved “Crank.” This one opens Feb. 28. Radcliffe is pursuing an Elijah Wood post franchise career. When are those two teaming up on a fanboy fangasm of a genre film?

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