Daily Archives: May 28, 2020

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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Movie Preview: She carries a baby for her gay best friends — “The Surrogate”

A moral dilemma in a pregnancy is the heart of this pregnancy and possible parenthood drama, finding out a baby you’re carrying has Down Syndrome. This one comes out in late June.

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Documentary Preview: Seeking answers to social ills by visiting Russell Brand, and others — “Chasing the Present”

This Mark Waters film comes out Sept. 20, and features Russell Brand, Marina Abramovic , Alex Grey, Graham Hancock, Gary Weber, Rupert Spira, Sharon Salzberg, Joseph Goldstein and Matthew Watherston.  

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Movie Review: Dafoe morphs into Abel Ferrara’s alter ego again as “Tommaso”

You can search the Internet, high and low, for a profile of filmmaker Abel Ferrara that doesn’t use the word “maverick.” He’s made it his brand, probably using it about himself and in press releases like the late U.S. Senator … Continue reading

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Aaron Sorkin as a judge of character?

Charlotte Clymer 🏳️‍🌈 (@cmclymer) Tweeted: Aaron Sorkin writing Mark Zuckerberg as a power hungry, morally bankrupt sociopath in “The Social Network” is probably the best thing he ever did. https://twitter.com/cmclymer/status/1265825677401624578?s=20

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