Daily Archives: November 8, 2020

Movie Review: Been naughty, not nice? Don’t cross Mel Gibson as…”Fatman”

As funny as a mass shooting at the North Pole, and relying on just such a finale to sell it, “Fatman” is one of the epic miscalculations of any cinematic holiday season. And I say this as somebody who adored … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Let Him Go” wins weekend with a $4 million opening

Considering that its target audience is older and thus “at risk” in terms of the exploding pandemic, this $4.1 million seems like a pretty robust showing. I could see a far far from certain Oscar nomination coming out of this … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Jolie, Oyelowo, Caine and Chancellor star in “Come Away”

That sparkling cast adorns a sort of It fantasy, a story that explains Alice and her Wonderland and Peter Pan and his Lost Boys. Inclusive casting should help, the effects twinkle and the story seems very…mashup messy.

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Movie Preview: Johnny Depp, a photographer hunting a big polluter — “Minamata”

Bill Nighy also stars in this account of Japan’s mercury pollution scandal that turned the city of Minamata into an international symbol of Big Polluters aided in their cover up by their government. As Depp is staring at the end … Continue reading

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