Daily Archives: September 24, 2020

AMC Entertainment Tries to Raise cash to Hang on

AMC Cinemas, America’s second largest theater chain, has filed to sell more stock shares to raise money in the face of the Covid Collapse of movie going. The stock price is running further as a result Deceitful red state governors … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: “Beastie Boys Story”

“Beastie Boys Story” is a TED Talk with swearing, tales of (faux) debauchery from a couple of 50somethings remembering making music that started as a joke and morphed into something with staying power. Spike Jonze directed it and it was … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: A rock drummer (Riz Ahmed) loses his hearing thanks to “Sound of Metal”

Olivia Cooke plays the singer he loves, and Mathieu Amalric is also in the cast of this awards season release. This hits theaters and Amazon Prime this November.

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Netflixable? Another animated also-ran, “Fe@rless”

The unemotive animation makes the faces in the “babies with superpowers” comedy “Fe@rless” looks like CGI botox. And the disinterested “Has the check cleared?” voice acting seems to match in this cartoon quicky made for Netflix. It’s an incredibly dull … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Death of Me” puts Maggie Q on another deadly “Island” with no “Fantasy” about it

Another vacation gone-wrong tale, with murderous and supernatural elements. Luke Hemsworth, older brother of Chris and Liam, co-stars with Maggie Q as the husband who might have murdered her (his wife) the night before. “Saws” sequel director Darren Lynn Bousman … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The plugged-in future’s end game — “LX 2048”

My stars and garters, I cannot remember a generally thoughtful science fiction film going completely go off the rails in its finale the way “LX 2048” does. What begins as a gloomy commentary on a world dialed-in and “tuning out” … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Dancing Dogs of Dombrova”

You can tell, almost on sight, that they’re brother and sister — and couldn’t be anything but that. Sarah (Katherine Fogler) is impatient and getting more so, waiting at this chilly train station in the middle of nowhere, in the … Continue reading

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