Daily Archives: September 4, 2020

Will “Tenet” “reopen the box office,” just in time for Labor Day?

Christopher Nolan’s expected summer blockbuster has been delayed, repeatedly, all summer long thanks to the ongoing pandemic. Even opening it Labor Day seems like a huge gamble, considering its $225 million budget. With 2800 screens showing it, all of them … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Aussie Tween discovers “H is for Happiness”

What an odd duck of a kids’ comedy “H is for Happiness” is. This Aussie confection tests one’s patience and foils attempts at interpretation. It takes forever to get going, and tends to balance every potentially giddy moment with a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Two’s company, three’s a you-know-what in “Indigo Valley”

Mississippi-born filmmaker Jaclyn Bethany tells a story of love, madness and betrayal in “Indigo Valley,” adapted from her short film of the same title. The original film was set and shot in Iceland. The feature-length version, alas, is not. Bethany … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Love Guaranteed” — Laughs? Not so much

“Wan” and “bloodless” are the first words to leap to mind about this online dating/lawsuit-over-online-dating romantic comedy. “Love Guaranteed” starts out on life support and never comes out of the coma. It’s a creaking and sentimental followup by the screenwriters … Continue reading

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