Daily Archives: October 18, 2020

Movie Review: A clever Canadian whodunit with a burnout who used to be “The Kid Detective”

Abe Applebaum is a 32 year-old has-been, a small-city Ontario burn-out who drinks too much and expects too little. That’s what life has taught him. But twenty years ago, Abe was someBODY, a Willowbrook kid who gained local and national … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Honestly, Liam wastes our time and his with “Honest Thief”

Fans of Liam Neeson’s late career revenge thrillers know to wait for that payoff line, which may vary in verbiage and accent, but never in meaning. Here’s the version in “Honest Thief,” delivered in a “not hiding me accent any … Continue reading

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Sunday at the Cinema? “Kid Detective,” maybe “Honest Thief”

With Regal shuttered and AMC almost out of cash, big chunks of the country are about to be without moviegoing even as an option. Not that most people consider it safe, even without a big uptick in COVID cases. Some … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Paul Bettany plays a gay Southerner ahead of his time,”Uncle Frank”

In a later era Uncle Frank could have been a Republican senator, I tell you what.

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