Daily Archives: May 1, 2020

Preview: Jordan Peele’s “Lovecraft Country,” scares HBO viewers in August

Monsters — racists, and other sorts of monsters — turn up in this ten episode “Green Book” style (horrific) road trip across America in the segregated 1950s. Courtney B. Vance headlines the cast, listed at the link. Looks “Watchmen” topical, … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Cyrano” goes back to high school — again — in “The Half of It”

While Hollywood slept, Netflix took over the teen romantic comedy. “The Kissing Booth,” “Tall Girl,”  “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” “Alex Strangelove,” “The Perfect Date” –all have streamed into our homes since the last decent high school romance … Continue reading

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Bingeworthy? Ryan Murphy’s gloss on “Hollywood”

Don’t let the phrase “Jim Parsons almost walks away with Ryan Murphy’s ‘Hollywood‘” scare you off, “Big Bang” haters. Because it’s “almost,” for starters. And Parsons, playing real-life “eye for the beefcake” predator/agent Henry Willson, is villainously vile, and a … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Another thriller titled “Driven”

This one stars Richard Speight and comes from small/edgy distributor Uncork’d. A cabbie racing the clock with a client. A race against…evil. June 12.

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