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Daily Archives: September 16, 2020
Here’s a sadistic Spanish thriller that begins dark, turns darker and ends darkest of all, with unhealthy servings of paranoia and claustrophobia along the way. Mario Casas (“The 33”) is Angel, “The Paramedic” (“El practicante”). And Angel first gives us … Continue reading
Call it “Adult erotica” fiction, or adult erotic romances, but chances are, you hadn’t heard this literary genre mentioned in polite company. Then “Fifty Shades of Grey” blew up the best seller lists and the motion picture box office. And … Continue reading
A LOT of famous to famous-ish voices populate this 2018 BRON Studios/Canadian production, just now heading into release. James Marsden and Rosario Dawson, Jane Krakowski, Nathan Fillion, Rob Riggle and Alfred Molina, anyone? “Henchmen today, supervillain tomorrow.” It seemingly had … Continue reading
“No Escape,” a “Saw” like murder-puzzle thriller originally titled “Follow Me,” hits enough of its marks to earn a “not half bad” label. It may not do the best job of putting-us-in-the-hero’s predicament. But as for the grisly chills and … Continue reading
While that tagline about drive-in theaters could apply to most any film due out over the next few months, it used to be that drive-ins had whole genres of film all to themselves. “A drive-in movie” pre-dated the home video … Continue reading
Joel and Aimee and a Jeep and “The Monster Uprising.” Kinda goofy, kinda gonzo. Dylan O’Brien, Jessica Henwick and of course, Michael Rooker — in the Woody Harrelson role — are the stars. “D’ja ever hear of a fool’s errand?”