Daily Archives: January 21, 2020

Movie Review: It’s just the “Two of Us,” but maybe we should tell your family

Nina has a pointed question for Mr. Bremond, the realtor offering to help her neighbor, Madeleine, sell her home in Moselle, on the French/Luxembourg border. “Mr. Bremond,” she fumes (in French, with English subtitles), “Do you have a problem with … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Shooting it out in Albania with “The Brave”

One can imagine those old pros Louis Mandylor (“My Big Fat Greek Wedding”) and Armand Assante (most recently in “The Deuce,” but he goes back to “The Lords of Flatbush” and “Private Benjamin”) sitting together in the makeup trailer for … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “The Rhythm Section,” the final trailer

Blake Lively goes all vengeance thriller in this Jan. 31 release. Looks good, doesn’t it?

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Movie Review: Time traveling to save Jesus, or shoot him? “Assassin 33 A.D.”

Faith-based films, as a general rule, are big on emotion and message but lack risk and edge. They “preach to the choir” and play it safe, serving up comfort food for the faithful. But boy, “Assassin 33 A.D.” doesn’t lack … Continue reading

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Netflix makes Bradley Cooper’s Leonard Bernstein bio-pic dream come true

The director of the smash “A Star is Born” rounded up some big time producers for his planned Leonard Bernstein film biography. Spielberg and Scorsese are the two biggest names. The famed composer, New York Philharmonic director and popularizer of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The anime sights we’ll see, “Weathering with You”

It is a chilly Martin Luther King Day in America’s vacationland, and I am in a suburban multiplex with a couple of anime fans, and maybe a dozen anime apostates, all here for “Weathering with You.” The latter group know … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Bad Boys for Life” takes 4 Day MLK weekend with $73.4 million in tix

That makes it a January blockbuster. No wonder Sony is rushing to set up a fourth film in the Will Smith/Martin Lawrence franchise. It achieved the second biggest Martin Luther King holiday weekend opening ever. “Dolittle” managed $29.5 million over … Continue reading

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