Daily Archives: February 1, 2020

Netflixable? Cerebral palsy, sex and manga all boil down to “37 Seconds”

This coming-of-age odyssey is instigated by one of the great cringe-worthy suggestions in the history of publishing. Yuma has cerebral palsy, is 23 and confined to a wheelchair. She is also a talented manga artist, hoping to break free of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Crystal and Schwartz are “Standing Up, Falling Down”

“Standing Up, Falling Down” is a comfort food comedy. It finds laughs in all the expected and familiar places, sentiment in a few more, and reminds us how offhandedly hilarious Billy Crystal was and remains. There’s banter and wit and … Continue reading

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Netflix spends many more millions on Adam Sandler

Great news! The chances of screens in movie theaters being devoted to the ouevre of Adam Sandler just vanished. Well, maybe. Netflix loves the Sandman. $240-$275 million, 4 more films is his new deal. Good value, his fanbase is the … Continue reading

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“Harriet” returns to theaters for free Black History Month showings

The free #Harriet screenings in 50 Regal sites across the country will be held Feb. 4 and Feb. 11. See what theaters they will be held at: https://t.co/RNAzE2DeVO https://twitter.com/THR/status/1223573985696407554?s=20

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BOX OFFICE: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ adds $17, “Gretel” finds little green, “Rhythm Section” misses the beat

This weekend’s new releases won’t put a dent in “Bad Boys,” and not much that’s out new is perfect counter programming to That National Day of Hype branded The Super Bowl. The arty, creepy but not scary “Gretel & Hansel” … Continue reading

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