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Daily Archives: November 10, 2020
Vince Vaughn runs like a teenage girl. News flash, right? In the body switch horror comedy “Freaky,” he puts that rarely-seen talent (check out the touch football game in “Wedding Crashers”) to good use as a serial killer who switches … Continue reading
A mid-December sci-fi release pairing the longtime R-rated action stars. “Journey to New Earth,” and “I hope it’s the paradise they said it would be.” Maybe not. The journey there is “Alien” with vampire/zombies. Or something like that. Thomas Jane … Continue reading
Documentary Preview: Looking at the life and works of the Far Right’s favorite dog-whistle villain –“Soros”
A George Soros documentary biography from the guy who directed “How High” and “Kicking and Screaming?” It could work. “Soros” streams beginning Nov. 18.
Just defining who and what Frank Zappa was, just categorizing the music he performed, is daunting enough. Try summing up his life and career in a mere documentary. Autodidact and polymath, iconoclast, satirist and gadfly, composer of comic ditties, fusion … Continue reading
Lame lame dialogue, underwhelming acting. At least in the trailer. But the action? This one streams/downloads Nov. 10.
“The Giant” is a colossal waste of time, 100 minutes of underlit scenes filled with (mostly) high school characters whispering every single profundity that writer/director David Raboy can think of putting in their mouths in a story that never engages … Continue reading