Daily Archives: April 21, 2020

Documentary Review — “Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All Time”

Ask a hundred film buffs what their favorite cult film is, and you’ll get 500 answers. Because nobody wants to limit that pick to the obvious — “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “Harold & Maude,” “Eraserhead” — to admit how … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: David Spade heads to Hawaii with “The Wrong Missy”

Molly Sims is the right Missy. Lauren Lupkus is “The Wrong Missy.” David Spade is back? Thanks, Netflix. May 13.

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Netflixable? That moment you realize there are no “Bad Seeds (Mauvaises herbes)”

    Too many movies to name begin with a famous quotation as an opening title, a prologue that parks the objectives of the story within the parameters of a pithy observation about life, love or the world we live … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Remember the Biosphere that became “Spaceship Earth?”

Early ’90s, a self-sustaining human habitat experiment in a biosphere. It was so fascinating that it even inspired a Pauly Shore movie. Remember Pauly Shore? May 8, this Neon documentary remembers this event in the words of the people who … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “West Side Story” on the North Side — “Angelfish”

Eva and Brandon are that couple that you’re rooting for in high school or hoping that they make it through college together. And so is the movie about their romance. “Angelfish” covers very familiar cinematic ground. He’s from the wrong … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “22 Bullets,” and why I just love that Jean Reno

For a fan, there’s nothing more delightful than stumbling across an action title — or a comedy, a romance, whatever — that you’ve missed starring the French monument to modern cinema, Jean Reno. Because how many times can I re-watch … Continue reading

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