Daily Archives: March 7, 2021

Classic Film Review: Another “Lost” Peter Sellers pic? “Penny Points to Paradise”

Here’s another project from the filmic pre-history of Peter Sellers, a little-seen if not “lost” comedy made his with fellow “Goon Show” castmates. If the through-line of modern sketch comedy runs from the Goons to Monty Python to Second City … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Raya” opens weak, “Chaos” and “Boogie” weaker

There is no “bomb” in the Disney Universe, not with all those streaming subscriptions and upcharges to take the edge off. Still opening at a little over half what “Tom & Jerry” did is a bad look. $8.6 million. “Boogie” … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Dogwashers (Lavaperros),” a Guy Ritchie clone from Colombia

Imagine “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” or “Rock’n Rolla” set in a world of Colombian gangsters. Some have colorful names, many have down and dirty secrets and nobody’s shy about spilling blood. That’s “Dogwashers,” a Carlos Moreno thriller with … Continue reading

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