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Daily Archives: December 17, 2021
“Son of Monarchs” is a contemplative character study of a molecular biologist who studies the Monarch butterflies that winter in and around his hometown of Angangueo, Michoacán. He studies them at a university in New York, and when he’s summoned … Continue reading
“Night Teeth” is another one of those vampire movies more concerned with “rules” and exposition and “explaining” how this world operates than most of the elements that make such genre pictures work. The pacing is funereal, the reactions — or … Continue reading
A $50 million opening afternoon/night in a pandemic? That’s not as good as “Avengers: Endgame,” which confined its showings to Thursday “night” previews and raked in $60 million. This “Spider-Man” started its showings at 3pm — two more showings added … Continue reading
The first grabber moment comes during a college party at a wealthy friend’s house, the perfect place for (Chloe Grace Moretz) to be just after she’s urinated on a stick. She and boyfriend Sam (Algee Smith of “Detroit”) may be … Continue reading
A guy writing a more famous guy’s biography. And? This one rolls out Feb. 25.
Movie Preview: Oscar winner Adrien Brody is just trying to stay “Clean” in this tale of redemption and revenge
There are few genuine competitors for the title “Most Quixotic career after winning an Oscar.” Nic Cage would seem to have it locked down. Cuba Gooding Jr. And Mo’nique are great examples of how hard it is to find work … Continue reading