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Daily Archives: May 9, 2021
Movie Review: “Iceman” — More “Conan” than “Quest for Fire”
“Iceman” is an attempt to create a back story for the frozen, mummified caveman found in the Ötztal Alps, on the Italian-Austrian border, in 1991. He was nicknamed “Ötzi the Iceman” by researchers, and was found with a full complement … Continue reading
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BOX OFFICE: “Wrath of Man” underwhelms, Billy Crystal bombs — big time
Guy Ritchie’s reunion for a not-quite-humorless/entirely-too-American and violent and “serious” heist picture with Jason Statham didn’t stir the box office much — $8.1 million was all “Wrath of Man” could manage. Decent reviews could have helped, but weren’t allowed to. … Continue reading
“SNL” “Martian” spoof — the highlight?
Elon and Miley and…Chad.
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Movie Review: An Australian frontier cycle of violence where both sides seek “High Ground”
“High Ground” is a violent, vengeance-driven Western set at the end of the Frontier era in northern Australia. More intimate than epic, but gorgeous, stately and tense, it captures a last burst of tit-for-tat reprisals in a country starting to … Continue reading