Daily Archives: July 26, 2020

Netflixable? Should these “Animal Crackers” be left in the box?

  The children’s fantasy “Animal Crackers” didn’t deserve to be left on the shelf, which I am sure the folks who made it will be relieved to hear. It’s been finished since 2017, never gaining distribution in North America, barely … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Vampire and her victims need to stay in school — “acting” school — in “Star Light”

Boy, much respect for this distributor, which has turned out some winners. But this Aug. 4 release looks amateurish, campy in an unintentional way.

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Movie Review: Irish boxer turned “enforcer” can’t escape “The Shadow of Violence”

Cosmo Jarvis punches above his weight in the film that announces his arrival as a cinematic force to be reckoned with in “The Shadow of Violence.” It’s a Tom Hardy-sized performance in the sort of role Hardy tackled early on, … Continue reading

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