Daily Archives: April 22, 2020

Movie Review: Your baseball game has to come together by “Twelve” to make the Little League World Series

The most interesting thing in “Twelve” is not what this Little League “big game” movie is all about. The boy who longs to make it to The Little League World Series has been cut from the team in the Connecticut … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: “Planet of the Humans,” “Michael Moore presents” an Earth Day downer

  Releasing “Planet of the Humans” on Earth Day is either an epic piece of “bad timing,” or a solitary act of defiance in the face of everything and everyone this environmental documentary opposes. Let’s lean towards the latter. Because … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Jamaican “Sprinter” needs to “Focus” to win de big ra-uuce, mon

The “Big Game” sports movie gets some welcome Caribbean in “Sprinter,” a drama about the pitfall-filled rise of a Jamaican short-distance runner. It’s pure formula and almost pure hokum, but as everything sounds more fun in that musical Jamaican patois, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Huffman dresses down for “Tammy’s Always Dying”

It’s easy to make too much out of “the last role Felicity Huffman took before going to prison” with “Tammy’s Always Dying.” A dressed-down, alcoholic, depressed and promiscuous mother — constantly threatening suicide — and the impact that has on … Continue reading

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