Daily Archives: February 15, 2022

Movie Preview: Another offbeat “romance” that changes gears — HARD — “Fresh”

Sometimes, avoiding the “dating scene,” recognizing that maybe “You don’t need a man in your life” can be good advice. Particularly if Daisy Edgar Jones’ character “connects” with a guy like the dude Sebastian Stan plays in “Fresh.” This horrific … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Let’s hang out in the Unabomber’s cabin with “Ted K”

Sharlto Copley takes us inside the head of infamous, murderous crank Ted Kaczynski in “Ted K,” a straightforward and yet surprisingly disturbing look at the man the FBI labeled and hunted as “the Unabomber” for some 17 years. What’s surprising … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Not really a hit man, still “Too Cool to Kill”

“Too Cool to Kill” is a gonzo pastiche of genres, a goofy, gorgeous and almost deliriously dizzy send-up of everything from “El Mariachi” to pretty much every gangster movie John Woo ever made. And God knows, we all love John … Continue reading

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Next screening? A Unibomber gets his start, “TED K”

Sharlto Copley dives into the pathology of the math prodigy turned hermit who unleashed terror from a tiny shack in the woods of Montana.

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Movie preview: ” Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness | Official Trailer”

This is heavy on exposition, a trailer explaining the Doctor’s state of mind and course of action. Eye popping, of course. Cerebral? Cumberbatch lends it that. Easter Eggs? It wouldn’t be a Marvel trailer if it didn’t have a few … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A Wiccan has a Reckoning at his High School Reunion: “King Knight”

Some comedies get bonus points for merely existing, for the simple fact that somebody thought the idea of a Wiccan, a witch running his own coven, being outed as his high school homecoming king and voted “most likely to succeed” … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: Hepburn and Finney, MGs, Mercedes and Alfas, “Two for the Road” (1967)

Channel surfing Valentine’s Day lured me back into “Two for the Road,” a sophisticated and sweet “road comedy” that altered the genre for half a century afterward. Sure, “It Happened One Night” was the Ur film of this genre, dating … Continue reading

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