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Daily Archives: September 2, 2020
The edge-of-your-seat climax to “Strange But True” may trick you, for a moment or two, into forgetting how so much of what came before it seems as if it was from another movie. One doesn’t have to see “based on … Continue reading
I dropped in on the third act of this one on Movies! the other night and was so blown away by the shadows, fog and downbeat tone that I got up at 4 in the morning to watch the whole … Continue reading
The reunion of the old Dartmouth classmates starts with flattery. Lots of it. “You see through us…You never fail to impress…I’m not as smart as you.” And let’s not forget my favorite. “I envy your hands.” I mean, I’m a … Continue reading
Damned considerate of Netflix to trot out this German “X-Men” knockoff just as the latest and perhaps last for a good long while Marvel “X-Men,” “New Mutants” is in theaters. And damned sporting of Netflix not to stream “Freaks: You’re … Continue reading
Yes, I pointed out in my review that actors trying to make themselves heard through masks was a “thing” with Christopher Nolan. Practically a fetish. Yes, there are plenty of other places we can’t hear what the characters are saying … Continue reading
Andrea Riseborough stars in this tale of cooperate assassin’s using brain imprint tech to convert associates of their targets into proxy killers. October.
The latest leggy bombshell female assassin is a redhead and hits theaters and streaming Sept. 25.
The way various TV chat shows have coped with quarantine during the pandemic has been fun to watch play out, with Seth Myers and Samantha Bee thriving, Bill Maher and John Oliver barely missing the live audience and the … Continue reading