Daily Archives: August 22, 2020

Documentary Preview: An infamous government “heist” is remembered in “The Andorra Hustle”

A terrorist group, a bank where their money was allegedly “laundered,” a sting that wasn’t what it seemed to be. “The Andorra Hustle” premieres Sept. 4.

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Netflixable? Parents kidnapped so the kids spring into action in “The Sleepover”

“The Sleepover” is a quick and dirty “Spy Kids” spin where the kids aren’t spies at all. They just miss Mommy and Daddy. Why? Because over-protective Mom (Malin Akerman) and dorky Dad (Ken Marino) have been kidnapped right under the … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE! Remember that? “Unhinged” opens big…all things considered

It opened on over 1800 screens, as not every theater is open. And they all are supposed to have social distancing measures in place, to keep crowds small. “Unhinged” got mixed reviews, a middling zeitgeist thriller starring Russell Crowe gone … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A Glorious “Personal History of David Copperfield”

Timing is everything, and if ever the time was right for a sunny, shimmering, dizzy and diversity-embracing adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “David Copperfield,” this is it. Armando Iannucci conjures — the only word for it — “The Personal History of … Continue reading

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Next Screening? “THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD”

This long awaited Dickens adaptation, “freely adapted” by Armando Ianucci & Co. finally earns wide (ish) release Aug. 28. Where’d I put that sherry? Nothing like it for a Dickens adaptation.

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