Daily Archives: September 11, 2020

Movie Review: A teacher goes off the rails after “The Swerve”

Azura Skye’s broken, powerhouse performance animates “The Swerve,” a brittle psychological thriller about a woman on the edge. As Holly, a teacher, wife and mother breaking under the strains of holding an extended family, a home and her classroom together, … Continue reading

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Christmas brings us “1984” this year — well, the “Wonder Woman” version of it

Warner’s has found yet another “Wonder Woman 1984” release date. Now it’s a Christmas movie. Will it stick? “Tenet’s” numbers scared them to death, I dare say. Via Variety. https://t.co/8Nn9WwfrQA https://t.co/4SP5yFSngA https://twitter.com/Variety_Film/status/1304461967902433280?s=20

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Netflixable? “The Babysitter: Killer Queen”

“The Babysitter: Killer Queen” is a sequel to the teen death-cult comedy “The Babysitter,” which all the cool kids gathered round the TV to “Netflix” back in 2017. The sequel, in which finding fresh slasher comedy laughs shows, first scene … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Vince Vaughn’s a serial killer of high school kids in “Freaky”

Oh yes. This one’s out Friday the 13th…of November.

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Bingeworthy? Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, on electric Harleys taking the “Long Way Up”

The romance and endless possibilities of a motorcycle create many an armchair adventurer. But if you’ve got the bike, the time and the yen for “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” why not think big? “Long Way Up” is … Continue reading

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Tonight’s screening? Ewan & Charlie climb on electric bikes for “Long Way Up”

I loved “The Long Way Round,” and “The Long Way Down,” two epic motorcycle road trips undertaken by actor pals Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman (son of the great director John “Deliverance” Boorman). It’s been 13 years since the second … Continue reading

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