Daily Archives: June 16, 2022

“Elvis” hasn’t left the building…yet

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Netflixable? A drug dealer needs a bike racer to be his “Centaur”

The motorcycle chase scenes are the stars of the Spanish drug courier-by-bike thriller “Centaur (Centauro).” Alex Monner (“A Thief’s Daughter, “”Bajocero”) has the title role. Rafa is a Catalan motocross rider who never-quite-made-the-transition to track racing, thanks to inadequate rides. … Continue reading

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It’s “Elvis” night at MovieNation, so here’s some footage of Austin Butler trying to master The King

Let’s see what the fuss is about.

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Movie Review: A new mom feels “Abandoned” — aside from the ghosts who want to hurt her baby

There’s an almost magical acting moment early in the haunted house thriller “Abandoned.” It’s a scene in which new mom Emma Roberts, playing a new mom with post-partum depression that’s keeping her from bonding with her baby. She picks the … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Some BIG laughs in this trailer to Billy Eichner’s Rom Com –“Bros”

Out there and against the “Don’t say gay” grain of American political bigotry of the moment. Whistling through the graveyard audacity at its finest? Sept. 30.

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Movie Preview: Ana de Armas is Marilyn and “Blonde” and um, NC-17?

Did she lose the accent to play the cinema’s most famous blonde? In an NC-17 take on Monroe’s life will people notice? Sept 23 we will find out.

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Movie Review — “The Witch: Part 2, The Other One” gives witches the “Underworld” treatment

It’s a staple of the vampire/werewolf/witch hunting genre, that moment when some cocky wiseass takes a gander at his or her quarry and asks a colleague that fateful, fatal question. “What’s so special about THIS one?” Holmes, you’re about to … Continue reading

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Preview: Stallone is a mobster, fresh outta the joint, but sentenced to Oklahoma — “Tulsa King”

Smart play for this Paramount + series. Part Stallone in the heartland, just like, uh, Costner. Think he’ll fit in, a made man, a goombah amongst the Okies? Fuggedaboutit. Nov. 13.

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Movie Preview: “H.P. Lovecraft’s Witch House”

July 5 this hits the street. Not heard a peep about it, a little known cast, a murky trailer that gives little away. But the horror fanoisie are all atwitter over it.

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