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Daily Archives: April 1, 2022
I figure I’m the last one to get around to noticing this trailer (seen before “Morbius” in a theater), and the news that this cult-following TV show has generated a big screen movie. The reason for that? It pegs my … Continue reading
Some of the best vampire “transitioning” effects ever are wasted on “Morbius,” perhaps the least interesting and certainly the least consequential action picture ever to wear the Marvel badge. Jared Leto isn’t awful in the title role. But aside from … Continue reading
He single-handedly turned America into an Olympic swimming powerhouse, competing in four Olympiads. And while touring with that Olympic fame, he brought Hawaiian surfing to the world. There are statues to Duke Kahanamoku in countries where he first dipped a … Continue reading
Series Preview: Toni Collette, Colin Firth, Parker Posey and Michael Stuhlbarg grapple with what happened on “The Staircase”
This all star murder mystery comes to HBO Max May 5. Interesting to hear the Oscar winning Firth’s latest take on an American accent.
The setting is unfamiliar, the language spoken is Arabic, the violence unexpected and the plot — “Who is framing me for the famous man they had shot in my rideshare?” well-worn. The slick, confusing and yet somehow familiar Egyptian thriller … Continue reading