Daily Archives: January 18, 2020

Documentary Review: “Once Were Brothers” remembers the The Band

There’s an implied “Gather round, children” to any appreciation these days for the music of the Woodstock Generation. When credible documentaries about the history of house music and electronica exist, when NWA earns a perfectly respectable and quite popular bio-pic, … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: A January smash — ‘Bad Boys For Life’ takes 2nd-Best MLK Opener Ever, $68 million

Yeah, people want a break from the grim news filling their TV and handheld depression enhancing device. “Bad Boys 3” is officially a blockbuster — almost doubling its projected $38 million opening weekend. By Monday PM, Americans will have bought … Continue reading

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Theater owners report 4.6% drop in attendance

Last year was top heavy with blockbusters, and a lot of money was made as ticket prices climbed well about $9 nationally. So many 3D and IMAX films, so many franchises. But theater attendance fell 4.6 percent from 2018 to … Continue reading

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