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Daily Archives: April 19, 2020
On this side of the Atlantic, we expect our comedies to at least pay some lip service to “woke.” Even the cringe-worthy ones. So an “Office” comedy like “Jefe,” from Spain, should best be compared to say the BRITISH version … Continue reading
Cary Grant was 60 years old, grey and most comfortably cast in grumpy curmudgeon roles by the time the 1964 comedy “Father Goose” was tailor-made for him. But watch him nimbly scamper down beaches, over branches and around coconuts, through … Continue reading
Just listen to this one without watching it. The insipid remakes of ’80s pop classics tells you all you need to know. Orion Pictures made this May 8 remake. Alicia Silverstone is the nostalgic mom of a teen. Jessica Rothe, … Continue reading
Oozing with atmosphere and dripping with violence, “Once Upon a Time in London” aims to deliver a 30 year history of the London Mob. Or Mobs. Starting in the Great Depression, with Jewish mobsters brawling in the streets with British … Continue reading