Daily Archives: December 1, 2020

Movie Preview: Cumberbatch, Jodie Foster and Shailene star in “The Mauritanian”

A drama about a Guantanamo prisoner, this Feb. release also stars Zachary Levi.

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Movie Review: Unhappy holiday awaits an Ad-Man in “King of Knives”

Actors are always encouraged to “make work for yourself” — start a theater group, put on shows, write a story with a plum part in it for yourself. So there’s no such thing as a “vanity project” in that world, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A Jewish Argentine girl is radicalized by “The German Friend (El amigo aleman)”

Argentina’s troubled past is the backdrop of a lifelong personal connection “The German Friend,” a romantic drama from Argentine filmmaker Jeanine Meerapfel. It’s about a Jewish girl who becomes infatuated with her new neighbor in 1940s Buenos Aires, a relationship … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Pairing up Jaden Smith and Cara Delevingne is a good idea? “Life in a Year”

A romantic comedy built around these two seems…dicey. He has no screen presence and she’s yet to prove she’s more than a pair of model’s eyebrows. But here we go.

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Movie Review: Eckhart is prone to “Wander” in this conspiracy thriller

The limp is pronounced, the crazy eyes pop out here and there. But the twitchy-tic that has long been cinema-speak for “cracking?” That’s implied, more something you feel than what Aaron Eckhart actually shows the camera in “Wander.” Because you … Continue reading

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Peter Dinklage is the New “Toxic Avenger”

Who says Loyd Kaufman’s Troma catalog has no shelf value? Peter Dinklage will star in and Macon Blair will write and direct what is described as a contemporary reimagining of Troma Entertainment’s 1984 hit of the same name https://t.co/e504GTFTgg https://twitter.com/Variety/status/1333728549543571457?s=20

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