Daily Archives: October 9, 2020

Movie Review: Frights from different stories make up “The Mortuary Collection”

The chief failing of your average horror collection is often such a movie’s greatest strength. Getting a coherent look and theme out of an anthology is a bear when you’re dealing with many directors, productions crews and “visions.” A “VHS” … Continue reading

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Mockumentary Preview: “John Bronco” gives us Walton Goggins as a Ford Spokesmodel

This Hulu doc looks worth a chuckle or three. That bad boy premieres on Hulu next week.

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Netflixable? “American Pie Presents: ‘Girls’ Rules”

If you’re making a raunchy comedy titled “Girls’ Rules” about high school hotties embracing their sexuality, it might help if you had, you know, a woman directing it and women writing it. Even if it’s an “American Pie” movie. “American … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Pick a fight with De Niro? “The War with Grandpa”

You’ve got a choice for kid-friendly film entertainment this weekend. You can stream Adam Sandler’s most sentimental “family” movie ever — complete with poop and peepee jokes, and Sandler’s sad ensemble of faded comics — “Hubie Halloween.” Or you can … Continue reading

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Sacha Baron Cohen speaks out against wingnuts in Time Magazine

Yeah, he’s gotten rich gulling the gullible, baiting bigots and ridiculing the ridiculous. But he’s afraid of what might happen of we don’t chase them back under the rocks they crawled out from under https://time.com/5897501/conspiracy-theory-misinformation/

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Movie Review: Jean Reno vs kick ass Ruby Rose as “The Doorman”

The Australian model and TV presenter turned actress Ruby Rose has transformed herself into as credible a two-fisted big screen badass as any willowy, featherweight model could ever hope to be. TV’s “Batwoman” can handle fight choreography, with a little … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Gary Oldman is “MANK,” credited screenwriter of “Citizen Kane”

A December Netflix and theatrical release. Fincher directing Tuppence and Seyfried and Charles Dance and Oldman. Curious to see how this plays into the “He wrote nothing else half as good as ‘Citizen Kane’ and Orson Welles went on to … Continue reading

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