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Daily Archives: January 21, 2020
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
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
Blake Lively goes all vengeance thriller in this Jan. 31 release. Looks good, doesn’t it?
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
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
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
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