Daily Archives: June 19, 2022

Netflixable? “RRR,” an Action Bromance that Pulls out all the Bollywood Stops

The longest film I ever reviewed was “La Belle Noiseuse, The Beautiful Troublemaker,” a near real-time Swiss drama about a famous painter whose creative energy returns when he meets the beautiful girlfriend of a young protege. It plays out in … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Jurassic” devours “Lightyear,” “Maverick” marches on

Jurassic World Dominion” pulled in almost $59 million on its second weekend, a 60% decline from its opening. That’s an average drop off, nothing to celebrate but no reason to mourn either. It has pulled in over $622 million worldwide … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: The Timeless Charm of “Doc Hollywood”

Michael J. Fox had a nice, decade-long run as an “It” star in Hollywood, the Canadian-next-door leading man who got first dibs on a lot of prestige projects. That wasn’t just due to his TV fame, the sitcom stardom brought … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fatherhood, the Baby Daddy way? Jamie Foxx’s “Act Like You Got Some Sense”

Jamie Foxx may be an Oscar winner, and an accomplished musician, singer and stand-up, too. But he’d seem an unlikely candidate for a book on fathering. Not Herschel Walker unlikely. But a party animal, good-time TV and movie star with … Continue reading

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