Daily Archives: October 15, 2020

Movie Preview: Charlie Hunnam needs to box his way out of “Jungleland”

Gritty, impoverished and with a trailer that bends towards epic. Nov. 6 https://youtu.be/lRVMe0GsdUg

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Movie Review: A filmed stage-show, streaming on Amazon — “What the Constitution Means to Me”

Heidi Schreck is a TV writer and actress who gave the world “Billions” and “I Love Dick” after writing “Nurse Jackie.” But back when she was a teenage in small town Washington State, she was a world beater at the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Mailer’s son co-stars in “The Second Sun”

A WWII combat medic and Holocaust survivor meets a woman who left her combat vet husband in an otherwise empty New York bar in “The Second Sun,” a crushing bore of a screen romance starring one of writer Norman Mailer’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review — A video game and interactive movie turned…movie? “The Complex: Lockdown”

Of all the things necessary to make a screen thriller work, “urgency” has to rank at the top of the list. That’s conveyed via direction, editing, sometimes a pulse-pounding score, but most importantly in a script that expresses high stakes … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Hillbilly Elegy” a Ron Howard Film with Amy Adams & Glenn Close

Netflix has a real prestige picture or three this holiday season. This adaptation of the room reflective, reactionary and some say self righteous redneck memoir by J. Vance has a Glenn Close Oscar nomination in its DNA.

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