Daily Archives: May 7, 2020

Classic Film Review: Crichton, Ealing and Sim begin the glory days of British comedy — “Hue and Cry”

They’ve got a lady crook — they think — tied up. And two English lads have been given their orders. One, who looks to be about 13, fumbles pulling out his pocket knife to comply. “You ‘eard what he said. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Recalling choices, past loves, what might have been “On a Magical Night”

There’s something ever-so-French about the idea of a fractured couple debating “what might have been” with a former lover. So grown up! And widening that argument to include every lover the philandering member of the couple has had? Her mother? … Continue reading

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Will “Tenet” be the film that reopens cinemas?

Director Christopher Nolan wants his latest sure-to-be-a-blockbuster “Tenet” to be the film that heralds the etun of movie theaters. Warner Bros. has to make a decision in roughly a week about whether to hold its July 17 release date or … Continue reading

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Preview: I guess we need to check out “Trial by Media” on Netflix

Looks rather lopsided. But in a couple of days, May 11, I guess we’ll find out if this series, by several less known filmmakers and released by the “Tiger King” network, is completely full of it.

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Preview: “HIGHTOWN” coming to Starz

A murder mystery in the drug world of…Cape Cod? Monica Raymond and a lot of beautiful actresses (Hey, Starz, amIright?) and James Badge Dale star in this moody, geographically fascinating series. May 17 on Starz.

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Movie Preview: Finding Mr. Wrong, losing your “Babyteeth”

Ben Mendelsohn is the disapproving Dad in this dramedy about life, death and finding love when you’re very very sick. June 19.

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Bingeworthy? “Lambs of God” surprises, startles and jolts — start to finish

If only all limited series were as strange, surprising, literary and darkly delightful as “Lambs of God.” This Aussie-made tale of nuns, an intruder priest, crimes and history, ghosts and miracles is equal parts “The Beguiled” and “Agnes of God.”‘ … Continue reading

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