Daily Archives: September 9, 2021

Movie Preview: Coming of age and Bullied in school — “Runt”

This looks intense, extreme. “Runt” opens Oct. 1.

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Movie Review: Walton Goggins pines for more pitchman laughs — “John Bronco Rides Again”

Walton Goggins and his unique brand of drawling, skinny redneck ornery is so in demand that he’s always got a couple of TV series going on while Hollywood tries to find a way to pair him and Tim Blake Nelson … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “The Matrix Resurrections” promises us Keanu and Carrie Anne, “White Rabbit” and…Neil Patrick Harris?

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Documentary Review: What he really thought, and what his “friends” really thought about him — “The Capote Tapes”

Oh, to have someone say this about you after your death. “I haven’t had a good laugh since he died!” Most of us only experienced the late life “public” Truman Capote, the bitchy literary gnome who flitted among the beautiful … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Warning the Super Rich with an Argentine history lesson — “Azor”

A quiet chill clings to “Azor,” the debut feature of Argentine filmmaker Andreas Fontana. It’s set among his country’s uber-rich, their grand, inherited estates and stables, their horse racing outings, Michelin star dinners and galas. But they’re a glum lot, … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: White Privilege and Immigrant hunger team up for soccer in “Hood River”

Every documentary filmmaker’s first major hurdle is finding a subject worthy of the intense labor, spread over what is often a prolonged period of time, a subject that’s novel enough that it will stand out in a tsunami of documentaries … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Stuck inside an old hotel, told to “Shelter in Place”

Here’s a little Pandemic-ish horror set in the Hotel Roosevelt, the venerable Hollywood landmark. Not a lot of star power in this Sept. 14 release, but that setting…that set up.

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Movie Preview: A Killer Trailer for Edgar Wright’s time bending “Last Night in Soho”

Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor;Joy and Terrence Stamp reconnect us with a dreamy, then nightmarish vision of London in the Swinging 60s. Stamp actually cut quite a figure on Mod London. This looks dazzling. An October release.

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