Daily Archives: September 2, 2021

Movie Preview: An indie COVID comedy — “Stop and Go”

Laughed a couple of times at this trailer to an October 1 release. Irreverent, “too soon” and biting and seriously offhand and off-the-rails.

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Netflixable? Victoria Justice plays dead — “Afterlife of the Party”

Although I liked the sweet, sentimental vibe the weeper “Afterlife of the Party” reaches for, it never comes close to transcending its modest aims and becoming special. But I’m totally on board the idea of Netflix being the after-teen-stardom home … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Roland Emmerich directs Halle Berry as she braces for “Moonfall”

The director of “Midway” and “Independence Day” envisions the Moon come crashing into Terra Firma in this Feb. 2022 release. Looks big and Ro Ro. https://youtu.be/QRbsmbr4HFM

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Movie Review: Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” a Marvel movie as…graceful…as its title?

“Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is more martial arts than Marvel, and that’s a good thing. Even the in-movie winks at the Marvel “stick the superhero landing” formula have grown stale. “Shang Chi” allows the universe … Continue reading

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