Monthly Archives: April 2021

Movie Preview: Statham and Ritchie, Red Band “Wrath of Man”

May 7, a heist goes wrong and vengeance is mine, sayeth the Stath.

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Movie Review: Jordan dives into Clancyland, “Tom Clancy’s ‘Without Remorse'”

Heroes with skills, stealth and unimpeachable integrity, able to access vast Intel resources without a whole lot of effort, “ops” that go like clockwork until that moment they don’t and murky values and motives from those “On High” — welcome … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: “The Lady Vanishes (1938),” Hitchcock films a farce

The director later known as “The Master of Suspense” never lost his sense of humor. But it rather curdled into something dry and droll by the time he filmed “The Trouble With Harry” and his last “action comedy,” “North by … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Walken vs Monsanto, “Percy vs. Goliath”

Truth be told, Christopher Walken has always worn his pants grandpa-high, his hats a little out-of-date. And he’s always grown a mean goatee, even in his silvery “legend of the cinema” years. So it’s no stretch thinking of him as … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: A peek at Neill Blomkamp’s”Demonic”

A little behind the scenes footage from the Aug. 27 release. The horror. The horror.

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Movie Preview: A transgender romance sparks in New York’s “Port Authority”

This late May release has Martin Scorsese’s backing.

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Movie Review: “The Sleepless” and Lonely Strangers meet in Brooklyn’s Wee Hours

“The Sleepless” is drama and romance at its most elemental and charming — just two insomniacs, meeting and chatting on a long walk through the empty streets of Brooklyn at dawn. Sometimes cute, occasionally touching and generally charming, it won’t … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A hitman with a conscience is no “Virtuoso”

With older actors, the offers are scarce even for the great ones. So there’s always a risk that some unfortunate bit of timing will put a stinker out the week you began by winning yet another Academy Award. Well, that’s … Continue reading

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A Florida Film Festival/Isabella Rossellini/”Blue Velvet” memory

Thanks to the Florida Film Festival for posting these fun photos (David Martinez photographer) from our Q&A with the regal Isabella Rossellini from last week. She was a delight to talk to, the audience had some fun questions and we’re … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: “The Dam Busters (1955)” tale that Peter Jackson wants to remake

I dare say Peter Jackson’s given up on his plans to remake a favorite war film from his childhood, 1955’s “The Dam Busters.” He started talking it up upon release of the last of his Hobbit films, and figured since … Continue reading

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