Daily Archives: July 12, 2020

Movie Preview: Ethan Hawke is…”TESLA”

This “free wheeling” bio pic, a breezy 96 minutes in length, and has features Kyle McLachlan as Thomas Edison and also stars Eve Hewson and (as Westinghouse) jim Gaffigan. It cost almost nothing and comes from the director of “Cymbeline” … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Benjamin” gives us the pain and punchlines of love

As the title character in “Benjamin,” Colin Morgan is chatty, insecure, painfully awkward, and thanks at least in part to his Irish accent, adorably twee. Your instinct is to sidle up to him, give him a little “Could we talk … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Rosamund Pike and Sam Riley are “Radioactive”

This biopic about the Curies, Marie and Pierre, and their research into radiation already opened in Europe. July 24, Amazon Prime has it. Rosamund Pike is the big-name in the cast.  

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Movie Review: Vampires might “bore you to death” with “Carmilla”

An Irishman beat Bram Stoker to the whole fangs, bites, stake-in-the-heart business way back in the golden age of “vampire fiction.” Sheridan Le Fanu’s “Carmilla” came to print a quarter century before “Dracula.” It’s been turned into an opera, comics, … Continue reading

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