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Monthly Archives: May 2021
Netflixable? “And Tomorrow the Entire World” takes us into anti-fascism, and what they’re fighting against
Bulky, tattooed goons beat up “foreigners” and show up at protests, snapping cell-phone photos, sneering, intimidating, just hoping to start a riot. And the protesters have reason to wonder if the sometimes-passive cops aren’t on the thugs’ side. Chanting “We … Continue reading
Cape Canaveral National Cemetery at dawn.
This version of the true story of Sir James Brooke, who explored Borneo and then set up his own kingdom there, stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Dominic Monaghan and opens June 21. https://youtu.be/ycgW26bzjq0
“Censor” is a horror satire about one of those intrepid, iron-stomached bureaucrats of the British Board of Film Classification, a woman who brings a zeal “to protect people” to her job in Margaret Thatcher’s Britain. It’s the mid-80s, and the … Continue reading
An Antoine Fuqua take on an action tale with sci Fi underpinnings. June 10 on Paramount +.
It takes a while, a good overlong while, for the Thai thriller “Ghost Lab” to get going. But man, once it’s on its feet, saddle up for a fun ride. Hair raising moments, touches of pathos, gonzo violence, decent effects … Continue reading
Ok, who hasn’t dreamed dark thoughts about some social media troll who’s made disgusting, cruel or hateful comments about something you’ve said, shared or posted? No one, right? There’s something very satisfying about the thought that some thinks-he-or-she-is-anonymous online troll … Continue reading
Here’s what we know so far. Thursday night, “A Quiet Place II” did over three times the business that “Cruella” did. As of end of the evening Friday, “A Quiet Place Part II” has tallied $19.3 million. “Cruella” started Saturday … Continue reading
What would horror screenwriters do without murderously sadistic millionaires? They’re so very handy when you’re trying to concoct a means for putting say, eight reality TV and streaming show stars in a “Funhouse” where online viewers can revel in them … Continue reading
Can’t tell a lot from this clip, as it is seriously generic in the first act get up and get going tradition. “Annette” opens July 7 in la belle France, with Simon Helberg. Opera singer and stand up comic have … Continue reading