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Daily Archives: May 23, 2022
Mexican star Eugenio Derbez’s Hollywood films lean heavily on “sweet” and “sentimental,” which is some compensation, considering “Instructions Not Included” co-starred an adorable child, “How to be a Latin Lover” underwhelmed and “Overboard” was a dog. They’re all slow, something … Continue reading
Movie Preview: B.J. Novak is a podcaster out to solve an ex girlfriend’s murder, maybe get some “Vengeance”
“Office” star Novak wrote, directed and stars in this dark dive into Texas conspiracyland as a big city podcaster on the trail of something stupid and dopey, or downright sinister. He’s going to have to decide. Issa Rae, Boyd Holbrook, … Continue reading
When film buffs think of scripts by Paul Schrader, they think of down-and-dirty-and-bloody tales of sins, sinners, atonement and maybe a glimpse of salvation through all the violence, revenge and sex. And we can see Schrader (“Taxi Driver,” “Cat People,” … Continue reading
TCB, ya’ll. Mere weeks away.
Hayley Atwell, Vanessa Kirby, Rebecca Ferguson, Henry Czerny and the whole IMF, back for their finale. Well, the first half of that finale anyway. Epic stunts, big chases. Big screen. Big time. July of 2023 seems a long time to … Continue reading
That uneasy feeling that the dark, downbeat Turkish road picture “Godspeed” might be dipping into propaganda every now and again are borne out by the film’s closing credits, referring to dead Turkish troops fighting Turkish (and Syrian and Iraqi) Kurds … Continue reading