Daily Archives: June 19, 2020

Movie Review: When a house tells you “You Should Have Left,” listen!

A top drawer writer/director, solid A-, B+ list talent and a haunted house seemingly designed by Maurice Escher class up the mildly-scary thriller, “You Should Have Left.” It has an A-picture gloss and sophistication often missing from the genre. The … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A Korean schoolgirl lives through a year in “House of Hummingbird”

A teenage girl’s coming of age story shines a light on Korean sexism, educational Darwinism and the afterthought that girls seem to be there in “House of Hummingbird,” a sweet and forlorn “year in the life” drama. The debut feature … Continue reading

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That was QUICK — AMC caves to pressure, mask up for the movies!

From Variety — AMC Theatres Reverses Course, Will Require Guests to Wear Masks https://t.co/HHdhXmlp04 https://twitter.com/Variety/status/1274027621521797120?s=20

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Netflixable? Netflix does Anime with “A Whisker Away”

Netflix dips its toes into that most Japanese of film forms, anime, with “A Whisker Away,” a charming, whimsical fantasy that you’d never guess came from the country that gave us “Hello Kitty.” It’s a body-switch tale about a manic … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “RETALIATION,” Orlando Bloom in a thriller

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AMC makes mask-wearing political, won’t require them in its theaters

The Kansas City chain ignored movie going demographics and common sense in deciding to make its theaters COVID and MAGA friendly. “AMC Theater CEO Adam Aron says their cinemas won’t require masks upon reopening because they didn’t “want to be … Continue reading

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