Daily Archives: February 22, 2022

Netflixable? Aging assassins fight “Time” as they hunt for fresh clients in Hong Kong

Veterans of the Honk Kong martial arts movie scene star in “Time,” a tale of martial arts assassins in retirement, a comedy that has ties to “Kung Fu Hustle” and “Shaolin Soccer” and enough promising ideas passing in front of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A stylish, by the numbers Werewolf tale — “The Cursed”

No self-respecting werewolf movie would be caught undead without its silver bullets, a torchlit search for “the monster” through the gloom, with survivors gathered in a church that doesn’t offer nearly enough protection. Writer-director Sean Ellis, whose real-history WWII thriller … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Kidnapping torture porn with a “Fresh” angle?

“Fresh” is a nasty, satiric swipe at the predatory nature of dating and how ill-advised any “Just go for it” ethos is for a single woman in the America of today. Screenwriter Lauryn Kahn and director Mimi Cave take a … Continue reading

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Next Screening? Trapped at an interstate rest area with “No Exit”

A snow storm, a closed interstate, five people holed up in an interstate rest area and somebody there has a little girl duct taped in a van. This 20th Century release is coming to Hulu Friday and stars Havana Rose … Continue reading

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