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Daily Archives: February 26, 2022
Oy, Ryan Andrew Hooper and Matt Redd. We’re on to you, lads. The director and writer of “Tollbooth” have conjured up a modern day Welsh Western in the style of “The Guard,” with the whole enterprise basically an homage to … Continue reading
Netflixable? Korean thriller “A Hard Day” becomes an inferior French photocopy — “Restless (Sans epit)”
It’s a crying shame Netflix doesn’t have the 2014 Korean thriller “A Hard Day” loaded up and ready for a compare-and-contrast take on “Restless,” the new French film based on it. From the looks of “Restless,” that’s entirely by design. … Continue reading
The director of “Crank” did this? Reduced to working with the “canceled” Mel (not really), with Mel reduced to second billing, after Cole Hauser? Some of Mel’s “fallen star in the movie wilderness” genre pictures haven’t been bad. This. Looks. … Continue reading
Perhaps you’ve missed the phenomenon that is British comedienne Catherine Tate, and the most outrageous character from Brit TV’s “The Catherine Tate Show.” Well, she’s got her own movie, and after the Brits have a go at it, you might … Continue reading
He missed a train home after visiting his family in Glasgow on the anniversary of his mother’s death. But as grumps and ducks into the tiny club called King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut instead, we get the tiniest glimpse of … Continue reading
The fractious family dealing with the death of a matriarch or patriarch comedy — or drama — dates from the Greeks. So finding some new way of coming at it has proven a challenge over the decades. But COVID provided … Continue reading