Daily Archives: October 17, 2020

Netflixable? Colorless “BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky,” and don’t have much to say

Anyone worried that watching how their favorite K-Pop confection is prepared for world music domination will spoil “Blackpink” for them can rest easy. “BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky” doesn’t dive deep into the latest South Korean YG Entertainment-assembled pop creation. … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Bocce-playing Grandpa knows best when it comes “Team Marco”

A tech nerd/boy genius gets a taste for his Italian grandpa’s geezer game — Bocce ball. A real “Atsa my game, atsa my boy” family comedy.

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Movie Review: The “Painter” should beware the patron who puts the “fanatic” back in “fan”

It’s not that the ending of “Painter” is a drab, unemotional and unexciting anti-climax. It’s that too much of what comes before this art world thriller’s finale is flat, rote and conventional to the point of predictable. Cory Wexler Grant’s … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Felton dresses up “The Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting”

A plagiarist steals from a single source, a “genius” from many, so the old saying goes. But that dates from the days before cut-and-paste software. So there’s no wriggle room in that adage for Joe Ballarini, author of and screenwriter … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Sleep deprivation as torture porn? “Sleepless Beauty”

We are.. .intrigued. Or maybe we just need a nap.

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