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Daily Archives: December 15, 2021
Did they pitch the script to MBJ knowing he’d be curious, seeing as how his father figure is writing a booklet to his unborn child, to be named Jordan? Or did they change the name once he signed on? Just … Continue reading
If you’ve watched any movie with even a trace of Japan about it, you’ve probably stumbled across the work of actor and sometime director “Beat” Takeshi Kitano. He was in the “Battle Royale” movies, “Johnny Mnemonic,” did a definitive version … Continue reading
The screenwriter who gave us “Whiplash” makes her splashy (sorry) directing debut with “The Novice,” a movie about an insanely competitive college coed who takes up competitive rowing, where the competition takes over her. Because if there are two things … Continue reading
The next big murder mystery comedy series might be “The Afterparty,” because they kill off Dave Franco
This Jan 28 “high school reunion afterparty where the shallow, influencer host gets murdered” has no “true crime podcast hook, thank heavens. But Tiffany Haddish is the cop looking over a whole lot of suspects. Zoe Chao, Sam Richardson, Ike … Continue reading
Movie Preview: A non superhero take on the Battle of the Multiverses — ‘Everything Everywhere all at Once”
This Michelle Yeoh star vehicle about an immigrant who is “the only hope” opens in March. Pretty dazzling trailer. Jamie Leigh Curtis and James Hong star in this A24 release.
I can’t recall ever dumping on a “Spider-Man” movie, and I see no reason to start now. Yes, they’re as repetitive and formulaic as the other franchises in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But they never fail to find the cute … Continue reading