Monthly Archives: April 2021

Movie Preview: A “star” loses it all, “Welcome Matt”

Agoraphobia is about to be the new…Asperger’s? May 31.

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Movie Review: Fighting the KKK Kannibals of “Death Ranch”

Just so we’re clear, please do NOT pass the ketchup. There’ll be no eating right after “Death Ranch,” and certainly no red meats or anything that comes with French fries. Here’s an old-fashioned grindhouse “splatter” film, with blood and entrails, … Continue reading

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Documentary Review — Remembering “Tiny Tim: King for a Day”

If it wasn’t for Youtube, you’d have a helluva time convincing anybody under the age of 30 that Tiny Tim existed, or even could have existed. Androgynous ahead of his time, with a trilling falsetto that could crack glass, style … Continue reading

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Tyler Perry to get the Oscar recognition he’s earned — The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

His charitable acts and blasts of largesse are well documented, using his wealth to help, aid and make statements for civil and human rights and simple civility. His efforts particularly stand out during the pandemic, especially in his native Georgia … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Proof France will be the last to let go of “age inapropriate” screen romances — “Spring Blossom”

A sixteen year old comes of age by hanging with and falling for a 35 year old theater director. Woody Allen sees this trailer and goes, “See? SEE? The French ‘understand’ me!” A May 21 release.

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Movie Preview: Truth in Advertising, a martial arts thriller titled “Undercover Punch & Gun”

This punch, pistols and parkour thriller starts streaming early in May and hots DVD/Bluray shortly thereafter.

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Movie Review: Leisurely “Goodbye Honey” proves again that there’s no such thing as a “slack” thriller

“Goodbye Honey” has the makings of a lean, nervy first-rate B-movie, a thriller whose suspense delivers the goods. That it doesn’t throws that one missing ingredient in the spotlight — urgency. It’s an abduction tale a remote setting, an escaped … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Lovecraft’s “The Deep Ones” done on the cheap

If you’ve ever made a movie titled “Exorcism at 60,000 Feet” you get to label yourself “a cult director.” It’s the law. Sure, it’s a way of finessing the fact that virtually nobody saw that, or “Parasite” or “The Chair.” … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Human Guinea pig horror — “Antidote”

This one has a “Human Centipede” alum as star and a May 11 release date

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Documentary review: A Dancer’s comically pretentious autobiography — “Grace Fury”

No sense uh, tiptoeing around it. “Grace Fury,” an autobiographical dance documentary by dancer-choreographer Laura Carruthers, is the worst dance doc I’ve ever seen. Not that the dancers aren’t terrific and the choreography — a hybrid of ballet, modern and … Continue reading

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