Daily Archives: February 4, 2020

Movie Preview: “The Woman in the Window”

See? This is what happens when we don’t give Amy Adams tje Oscar she’s deserved for YEARS. Julianne Moore and Gary Oldman have been there. Hope they commiserated with her, because Amy pulls out all the stops on this dressing … Continue reading

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Movie Preview’ “The Lovebirds”

It’s like “Queen & Slim” with LAUGHS Issa and Kumail, a real action comedy love match? Works for me. April

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Movie Review: Romanians meet mobsters and “The Whistlers” from the Canary Islands

Just who are we meant to root for in Corneliu Porumboiu’s “The Whistlers?” Is it Cristi (Vlad Ivanov), the deadpan, corrupt Romanian cop yanked hither and yon — from Bucharest to La Gomera, in the Spanish Canary Islands — by … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “The Car: Road to Revenge”

What kind of man parks a piece of evidence — the car whose owner died when he was dropped 20 stories onto its roof — in the police impound lot, sees that car turn its lights and ignition on, engine … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Who will survive “The Lodge?”

Is “The Lodge” the most disturbing thriller of the year? Judas Priest, I hope so. Dark and despairing, grim and gripping, it’s not necessarily shocking. It doesn’t live or die on its “big twists.” But it gets in your head … Continue reading

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Next screening? “Wendy” leads the Lost Boys away in a modernist riff on “Peter Pan”

Behn Zeitlin, Mr.”Beasts of the Southern Wild,” directed this latest take on free range children who refuse to grow up. “Wendy” opens Feb. 28.

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