Daily Archives: March 8, 2020

Movie Review: A great artist takes a final bow with a bio-pic of a great artist — Wajda’s “Afterimage”

The late Polish filmmaker Andrej Wajda was the first exposure many of us outside of the Soviet Bloc had to Eastern European cinema outside of a film class. His movies weren’t Soviet or “state” sanctioned, but gave us a taste … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Onward” claws upward to $40, “Way Back” is…way back

Pixar’s “Onward” rode meek endorsements from reviewers, even those without the guts to pan it, to the low end of its projected opening weekend take. $40 million is peanuts, by Pixar standards. Would you like to bet Monday’s “actual” tally … Continue reading

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“James Bond on ‘SNL'” — Daniel Craig cracks us up

Craig always promised to lighten up as Bond. Never did. Until now These are good times for Mr. Craig. A “Knives Out” franchise to replace Bond. This is how you move your Bond movie from April to Nov. and make … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Chris and Samuel L. Latch onto “Spiral: From the Book of Saw”

No franchise dies these days. It just spins off from it’s spin off. A “Saw” picture with Chris Rock as a cop and Samuel L. Jackson having Jigsaw pretentions. April.

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