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Daily Archives: February 11, 2021
Folksy Midwestern culotte culture comes to sunny, silly Florida in “Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar,” a not-quite-romp cooked up by “Bridesmaids” breakout Kristen Wiig and the actress-screenwriter who scripted that breakout hit, Annie Mumolo. It’s like a … Continue reading
Better late than never, right? Yeah, I missed getting a preview screening when Hulu picked up this Neon comedy last summer. But with Valentine’s Day coming up and everybody hunting anew for something romantic to watch, I figured I’d catch … Continue reading
To be fair, the #epicfails of romance dramedy “Hopeless Romantic” doesn’t feel written and directed by committee. Half a dozen directors and eight credited screenwriters don’t mean it plays “choppy” and uneven, like many an “anthology” film before it. There’s … Continue reading
Movie Preview: Another thriller titled “The Vault,” this one with Liam Cunningham, Freddie Highmore” on YouTube
An ancient treasure, an old old Spanish bank vault…say no more!
Movie Review: Italian tween grows up with Granny, “Alone With Her Dreams (Picciridda – Con i piedi nella sabbia)”
We meet them all at a tearful Italian dockside farewell. A family is disembarking for France, looking for better opportunities than their tiny coastal village can provide them. Mamma is crying, but little Lucia is inconsolable. Mother and father area … Continue reading