Daily Archives: July 20, 2020

Movie Preview: Thomas Jane, Anne Heche and Jason Patric search for “The Vanished”

A vacation that goes wrong, a daughter kidnapped. This one’s due out Aug. 21.  

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Next screening? Orlando Bloom continues his “comeback” with “Retaliation”

Bloom is in “The Outpost,” which has done quite well as a streaming title. And now, this Friday, comes “Retaliation.” Legolas is gone. The tabloid headlines? Fading. Maybe he’ll start showing us something again, and not his naked butt on … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Missing the “attraction” in “Fatal Affair”

“Fatal Attraction” became such a cinematic touchstone that attempting a screen knockoff of it can’t be judged a crime. Granted, nobody has pulled off the hot and sexy, creepy and gonzo “my paramour is now my stalker” thing as well. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Canadian law enforcement behaves badly in “Most Wanted”

The producers of “Most Wanted” struggled over the title of their Canadian film “inspired by” the true story of a junkie and a reporter caught up in the fallout of a police drug sting that went wrong — VERY wrong. … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: A simpler, more opulent time for Italy’s elite — “L’Innocente”

The great Italian director Luchino Visconti made films across a variety of genres, some of them “neo-realistic” and contemporary, such  “Rocco and his Brother” and “Sandra.” But like other Italians of his generation, his passion was opera — working in … Continue reading

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