Monthly Archives: May 2020

Movie Preview: Seeing the future at your own “V O L I T I O N”

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So “The Wretched” is owning the box office. Go figure.

A middling indie horror thriller, thanks to closed cinemas and open drive-ins, is making box offce history. “The Wretched” is breaking box office records thanks to its drive-in movie theater run, per Variety. https://t.co/RP9cuqurTs https://twitter.com/Variety/status/1266844332486569984?s=20

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Movie Preview: Emilia Clark reads up on the “MURDER MANUAL”

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Bingeworthy? Ill-conceived “Space Force” is a mission that should have been aborted

“Space Force” pops out of the Netflix logo as instantly awful, like a politically-pointed all-star “Saturday Night Live” sketch that never made it on the air — five hours worth. It’s a riff on America’s new “Space Force” that bludgeons … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Moss cuts and corrodes all she surveys as “Shirley”

Oh, to fall under the murderous gaze of horror novelist and short story icon Shirley Jackson and survive. That’s how Elisabeth Moss makes one feel about living with, being judged and bullied by the formidable, boozy and unstable creator of … Continue reading

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Bingeworthy? “Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich”

A lawyer for some of the survivors of Jeffrey Epstein uses the perfect phrase to describe what this pedophilia and sex trafficking ring really was. “It was a molestation pyramid scheme,” attorney Brad Edwards says, noting the way “recruiters” working … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: More B Movie action for Mel Gibson as a “FORCE OF NATURE “

There are a lot of ways to appreciate this run of bloody minded B movies Mel Gibson has been starring in since his meltdown. He still gives great value, even as an aged tough guy, and being a director he … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “VIENA AND THE FANTOMES” puts Dakota Fanning on the road with ’80s punks such as Zoë Kravitz

Caleb Landry Jones and others co star in this taste of the roadie life during the punk era.

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Worth remembering — Sacha Baron Cohen’s finest non performance

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Movie Review: A father tries to save his son when a drug deal goes bust, “Hammer”

Some thrillers work simply by hewing closely to the Thriller Rules. Don’t waste our time. Pacing equals “urgency” and urgency is what makes the pulse pound. Raise the stakes and keep them high. Give us twists we never see coming. … Continue reading

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