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Daily Archives: May 12, 2020
Even indie films can be “high concept,” a movie whose premise can be summed up in a single, short sentence. “Phoenix, Oregon” is “Big Night” in a bowling alley. That 1996 dramedy, with Stanley Tucci and Tony Shalhoub playing two … Continue reading
July 1, a pic about a crowded freeway and Russell C. as that a-hole in a pick-em-up truck you don’t want to be tangling with. Will theaters open in time for this?
The eye-roll, that universal symbol for “You gotta be kidding me,” gets a fearsome workout in “Si, Mi Amor,” a candy-colored rom-com bauble from Peru. It’s as if the cast recognizes that many of the comic tropes and gender stereotypes … Continue reading
There must be a template in a screenwriting textbook, or a “Thriller Writing for Dummies” edition that has to “protagonist finds a BUTTLOAD of cash” scenario that every lazy hack under the midnight sun can use as guideline. Because heaven … Continue reading