Daily Archives: January 2, 2022

Classic Film Review: Brit POWs keep calm and carry on, “The Colditz Story” (1955)

Don’t know how I missed catching “The Colditz Story” on this or that cable channel over the years. I saw many of its 1950s Brit-film WWII classics — “The Dam Busters,””Dunkirk,” “Bridge on the River Kwai” — but never the … Continue reading

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Disney’s Next “Star Wars” spinoffs?

The gold mine that George Lucas first tunneled keeps paying benefits to the House of Mouse that bought it, which has found leftover value in the whole bounty hunter supporting character thing with “The Mandalorian” and “The Book of Boba … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Spider-Man” sticks, “Sing 2” sings, “Matrix” plunges, “West Side” is a sad, sad story

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” added another $52.7 million this New Year’s weekend, clearing the $600 million mark domestically, more than doubling that worldwide. It has changed the box office in a pandemic year in a huge, lifesaving way, even if … Continue reading

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