Daily Archives: February 28, 2020

Netflixable? “All the Bright Places” are where they store the schmaltz

Elle Fanning and Justice Smith take a walk — and a bike ride — through love and death in “All the Bright Places,” a moon-eyed teen romance that never knows when to drop the mike. It’s a movie that takes … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: A Big Thursday pushes “Invisible Man” toward $30 million+ opening

“The Invisible Man” seems destined to break the horror losing streak that 2020 began with. Universal’s Leigh Whannell vehicle for Elisabeth Moss did $1.65 million Thursday night, per Deadline.com. That suggests a boffo Friday and Sat and that early projections … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Scotland remembers “Robert The Bruce” — Do you?

Another trip back to the “Braveheart” era. Angus MacFadyen has the title role in this April 24 release.

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Movie Review: Winterbottom and Coogan serve up a modern take on “Greed”

If ever there was a time ripe for satirizing, sending up for its open corruption and crass celebrity, all consumed with unquestioning dimwittedness by a public distracted by “bread and circuses,” it is ours. Idiots idolized for their innate skill … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Jordan Peele’s take on “Candyman” — The first trailer

Spreading himself pretty thin, but his track record speaks for itself…

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Documentary Review: Rare titles are the Holy Grail to “The Booksellers”

  We carry around a picture of an antiquarian book dealer or obsessive book collector in our heads. White. Male. Tweed. And there isn’t a lot in D.W. Young’s New York-centric “The Booksellers” that tampers with that. There’s tweed, here … Continue reading

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