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Daily Archives: June 7, 2022
Universal showed this one overseas earlier and there are reviews already up. And yet U insists there’s an embargo on North American notices for the last film in this latest digital dinosaurs trilogy. Of course, as they’re mostly Australian reviews, … Continue reading
We can’t quit “Peter Pan.” A simple children’s play with themes of mortality, vanishing youth, feminine teenaged longing for Peter and boys-who-don’t-grow-into-men (“Peter Pan Syndrome”) and death and dying, aka the ultimate “awfully big adventure,” have proven irresistible to novelists … Continue reading
Movie Preview: “Dario Argento presents” Alice Kroger and Malcolm McDowell, who finds out if “She Will”
An IFC creepout, headed our way in July. Are you scared yet?
Post partum depression triggers something in this house a couple moves into. “Abandoned” opens June 17.
Cam Gigandet, Louis Mandylor and Randy Couture star this B-movie about a bank heist, a valuable “briefcase” and what the guy shot and left for dead decides to do about that. June 17.
Movie Preview: John Cho’s a sick dad helming a father-daughter road trip to remember — “Don’t Make Me Go”
Amazon Prime Video has this July 15 release. Cho was easily tabbed as the “most likely to have success playing dads” among the stars of “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle.” Glad to see he’s living up to that … Continue reading
Considering its subject matter and the insistence that this “inspired by a true story” is actually “fiction” in the closing credits, it’s no wonder the version of “I’m Charlie Walker” that makes it to the screen is nearly a dozen … Continue reading
In a world where home computers co-exist with The Golden Age of Cassettes, where “hate mail” is still on the printed page and ’70s fashions, architecture and furniture are frozen in time, where kids’ sexual development is monitored by electronic … Continue reading
Adam Sandler never makes it look easy. He’s never mastered the art of “selling” his various screen characters’ emotions or verbal explosions as actual changes in mood. The inexpressive — now middle-aged — face never quite matches the bellowing he’s … Continue reading
This comic romantic dystopia — in which the title character must wear a state sanctioned monitoring collar that won’t pop off until he has that first kiss, was filmed at least three years ago. Lots of “It” kids in it, … Continue reading