Daily Archives: December 26, 2021

BOX OFFICE: Another $81 million for Spidey, “Matrix” is crucified, “King’s Man” edges “Underdog”

The latest “Spider-Man” fell off a bit on its second weekend, pulling in another $81 million in North America alone. Biggest hit of the pandemic, buggiest (autocorrect is your friend) hit of the year, biggest Sony blockbuster ever. Everybody else … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: Powell, Pressburger and Lean — “One of Our Aircraft is Missing (1942)”

“One of Our Aircraft is Missing” has plenty that labels it as dated, a combat film of simple set-ups, primitive effects, plucky characters and attitudes easily seen as morale-boosting propaganda today. But what’s striking about this early production of The … Continue reading

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Gregory Peck’s finest two hours and nine minutes premiered 59 years ago today

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