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Daily Archives: March 16, 2022
An April 15 tax day fright — that’s when Shudder streams the movie about an “ancient evil” in…”The Cellar.”
In the thriller “Tethered,” a little blind boy is raised by his parents to live self-sufficient and alone in the woods, keeping himself tied, by rope, to the home he makes his way back to each day after checking his … Continue reading
No, I get no kickbacks from posting this. No sample bottles to make me give up Bombay Sapphire. Dammit. But the ads are cute.
British filmmaker Adrian Lyne made a name for himself in the ’80s and ’90s thanks to lurid thrillers (“Fatal Attraction,” “Indecent Proposal,” “Lolita”) that put the “sexually” in “sexually-charged” and “sexual taboo.” He didn’t make a lot of movies, but … Continue reading
Mental health “comedies” are a problematic genre, even when the film in question is an “Around the World with Netflix” rom-com from Italy. “Marilyn’s Eyes” proves that even Italy’s more old-fashioned sense of who and what we can laugh at … Continue reading
Four and a half minutes into “Panama,” a spy games/Contra War thriller set just before the U.S. invasion of Noriegaland in 1989, I’m thinking “JAYZUS, that’s a lot of producer credits.” It seems like a hundred (only 30something) of these … Continue reading