Daily Archives: October 14, 2020

Movie Preview: Milla Jovovich IS…”Monster Hunter”

Has Milla ever made a movie with Nic Cage? THERE’s a pitch. This one releases/streams/drive-ins what have you on Dec. 30.

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Movie Preview: Bats–t crazy Nic Cage is back –“Jiu Jitsu”

God, we’ve missed THIS Nicolas Cage. Martial Arts/sci-fi mashup Nic. Bugeyed Nic. Craaaaaaazyy Nic. With Rick Yune, Frank Grillo, Tony Jaa and Marie Avgeropoulos. Nov. 20. Rick Yune, Frank Grillo

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Netflixable? A lower caste/class Indian dad wants his son to consort with “Serious Men”

The father wants to get his kid into the exclusive Catholic school that will give his little boy the best chance at a brighter future. And it’s not going well. The admissions officer asks him a question in code. “What … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Survivor’s guilt turns deadly in “Don’t Look Back”

Screenwriter Jeffrey Reddick mainlined something universal with his script, “Final Destination.” A film that launched a franchise, it tapped into that teen tendency to feel immortal and the conspiracy buff in us all that likes to see “coincidences” as part … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: Definitive Dickens, David Lean’s “Oliver Twist” (1948)

What overwhelms you about David Lean’s second most famous Dickens adaptation is the sense of hunger that washes off the screen and erases any sense of “period piece” about it. “Oliver Twist” makes hunger so timeless that the 19th century … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “My Psychedelic Romance,” by Errol Morris

The Swiss LSD activist Joannna Harcourt-Smith, longtime love and partner in Psychedelics of Dr. Timothy Leary and the subject of this film, just died.

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