Daily Archives: September 13, 2021

Movie Preview: Here’s that “Hawkeye” trailer you’ve been waiting for

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Next Screening? Jessica Chastain copies “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”

Andrew Garfield is Jim Bakker, the preacher/con-artist who, with singing (yeah, she sounded like that), sermonizing and upbeat hustling wife Tammy Faye Bakker, created a Christian media empire and theme park in Billy Graham’s Charlotte, NC stomping grounds. Vincent D’Onofrio … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Oscar Isaac is a player with a past, “The Card Counter”

If there’s an actor working today with more of a born “poker face” than Oscar Isaac, I’d be terrified playing cards against him. The sleepy, hooded eyes give him a resting blank-face – serious, impassive and never giving anything away. … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Drinking, lovin,’ hustlin’ and singin’ that there “Hard Luck Love Song”

This Texas tale of honky tonks, pool halls, the love of a good woman and a great song or two is based on a Todd Snider country tune (“Just Like Old Times”) and stars Michael Dorman of “For All Mankind,” … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Star-crossed teen lovers — in Sweden — “JJ+E (Vinterviken)”

All it takes is one good, melting look. That’s the way it works in the movies anyway, especially teen romances. Hollywood or Bollywood, Seoul or Sweden, the locale doesn’t matter that much. It’s all about the eyeballs. “JJ+E,” titled “Vinterviken … Continue reading

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Movie Review: St. Vincent and Carrie from “Portlandia” check into “The Nowhere Inn”

As the white stretch limo rolls through the highway on the edge of the Joshua Tree National Monument, the driver rolls down the privacy screen and hits the immaculately put-together star in the back with the question she’s come to … Continue reading

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