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Daily Archives: March 18, 2022
Jazz trumpeter Miles Davis didn’t do a lot of acting in his 65 years of hard playing, hard living and siring “Birth of the Cool.” But filmmakers knew that burning intensity and hoarse-whispered inscrutability would pop off the screen if … Continue reading
“Windfall” is a talky, dramatically-flat hostage thriller that’s probably best-appreciated as the most reliable sort of genre piece you can film under a pandemic lockdown. It’s not particularly suspenseful and not remotely original. But three pretty good actors gather together … Continue reading
Next screening? A “Doc Brown” (time travel) experiment goes wrong, resulting in “Madelines” all in a line
This is an interesting spin on that sci fi trope, and it comes out way April. 1.
Another “Cheaper by the Dozen?” With an inter-racial couple and their huge but “no, not a cult” family, tested by racism, mistrust and sudden affluence? Sure, why not. And no, that’s not a ringing endorsement for Disney’s latest reboot of … Continue reading