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Daily Archives: May 5, 2022
Making Wendy a bigger deal in this story has been a thing for a decade or more. “The Lost Girls” promises to be the most Wendy centric version yet. June 17.
“Petite Maman” is a memory play for children, a children’s fantasy for grown-ups. The latest film from Céline Sciamma, who gave us the Oscar-winning “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” is an understated and distinctly adult look at childhood, death … Continue reading
What a tin-eared foot-fault of a comedy “40-Love” is. Built around ineptly sketched-in characters not saved by the actors playing them, stumbling through scene after illogical and painfully-unfunny-but-meant-to-be-funny scenes, the number of actual laughs it produces you can count on … Continue reading
Tiffany Haddish and Tia Carrere also star in this Koy-engineered August release. They say Lou Diamond Phillips is also in it. Not getting a “Fabulous Filipino Brothers” indie/working class and funny vibe from this. More upscale and contrived, as in … Continue reading
Hollywood’s long affair with James A. Michener, the World War II Navy veteran whose “Tales of the South Pacific” launched a Pulitzer-prize winning literary career, began with a sort of proof-of-concept film. Long before the musical “South Pacific,” United Artists, … Continue reading