Daily Archives: July 23, 2020

Movie Preview: Amy knows “She Dies Tomorrow”

“I just have this feeling…” What WILL she do? Dark and darkly humorous, and full of Neon goodness, “She Dies Tomorrow” streams Aug. 7

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Netflixable? A witch of the “Hound of the Bengali-villes” torments Old India in “Bulbbul”

Some big themes and social issues are wrapped up in the stylish Indian period piece “Bulbbul,” a thriller that leans far too heavily on “Hound of the Baskervilles” for its own good. I mean, when you’ve got the law-school bound … Continue reading

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Next Screening? Disney’s “Howard” celebrates a great lyricist — Howard Ashman

Sure, “Little Shop of Horrors” was fun. But Howard Ashman didn’t truly hit his stride until Disney realized animated musicals were the studio’s ticket back to relevance. I can remember the line where it happened for me, in Disney’s legendary … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Bill & Ted Face the Music,” for laughs

The new trailer? Yes. It is. Funny, too. Adorably nostalgic. Movie’s been pushed back once or twice, Sept. 1 now. We’ll see.

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Netflixable? Do not let “Shine Your Eyes” get by you

A young Nigerian travels to Brazil in search of his missing older brother in “Shine Your Eyes,” a lyrical São Paulo mystery-travelogue that takes us through math, music and into madness. The search-for-a-missing person story is one of the most … Continue reading

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