Daily Archives: March 5, 2020

Movie Preview: Tom Hanks seeks “Victory at Sea” in “Greyhound”

They called it “The Battle of the Atlantic” back in “The Big One, WWII.” German U-Boats, later forming into “wolfpacks” attacked Allied convoys from North America to Great Britain. Destroyers and corvettes, “tin cans” or “Greyhounds,” dashed about and hunted … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Antebellum” — the Final Trailer

Shorter and different, giving away more of the conceit behind the story. “Antebellum” opens April 24.

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Movie Review: Oh yeah, you’ll root for “The Grizzlies” eh?

Boy, you settle in for an easy-going feel-good sports drama, and “The Grizzlies” is what you get instead. It’s got lump-in-the-throat, feel-good moments, sure. But the stakes could not be higher in this Canadian production. It begins with a suicide, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Affleck swims through suds on “The Way Back”

“The Way Back” is a dull if somewhat likable nothing of a sports melodrama. It offers a “My character got sober, just like me” story arc for Ben Affleck to talk about on the chat shows. And good for him. … Continue reading

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