Daily Archives: February 6, 2022

Movie preview: Cruz and Banderas, a Spanish movie about movie making — “Official Competition”

Nothing like making a movie with Cannes built into it. This looks hilarious.

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Movie Preview: Channing Tatum goes all Turner with his Hooch, a clip from “Dog”

Feb. 18 this one hits theaters.

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Movie Review: Even lovers of a certain age are capable of “A Grand Romantic Gesture”

“A Grand Romantic Gesture” is a wistful romance in a minor key, a flash of “love, the second (or maybe last) time around” with no flash at all. It’s always a shame when a romantic comedy with characters who aren’t … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Jackass Forever” kicks up $23 million, “Moonfall” sets at $10

A bigger Saturday than expected pushed the latest”Jackass” film comfortably above $20 million on its opening weekend. That’s probably about twice its production costs. $23 million, it’ll probably end up with $35-40 million, all in. Johnny Knoxville, if he hangs … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rance and Jean Howard put “The Boys,” Ron and Clint, on the road to Hollywood Success

A running gag for some of us who’ve interviewed actor turned director and “Arrested Development” narrator Ron Howard over the years was to finish the chat with an admission. “Actually, what I’m really here for is to get an update … Continue reading

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