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Monthly Archives: June 2022
Here’s a film that exposes the sketchy scam that is Major League Eating, and that July 4 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest and the power drunk mini Vince McMahon who runs it for what they are. It’s funny and goofy … Continue reading
In a large, repurposed open floor-plan warehouse in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, a man in baseball cap and sweater vest exhorts his charges, a sea of high school kids whose uniforms are often augmented with college sweatshirts. But the shirts — … Continue reading
Heres the final trailer. I don’t get hyped about comic book movies. But this one has me wound up, I tell you what.
This take on the Aug. 5 IFC Midnight/Shudder release plays up the war of nerves, Hall tormented by Roth. It looks good, yes indeed. Hall is raising standards for horror, one high-toned tale at a time.
Anybody hoping to put Louis C.K.’s “issues” and cancellation out of their minds when watching his new film will be sorely disappointed, as there he is, right in the opening scene and playing a therapist, no less. He’s not the … Continue reading
Movie Preview: Ron Howard directs Viggo, Colin Farrell and Joel Edgerton, in the Thai Cave Rescue story — “Thirteen Lives”
July 29 in cinemas, shortly after on Amazon Prime. Looks really good. Wonder if Elon Musk appears in it, calling one of the rescuers a “pedophile?” We’ll have to see.
A cast reassembled for a Disney+ sequel to a popular kids and witches comedy. Divine, Miss M, just Divine.
A novel horror comedy that pairs-up mortal enemies trapped in a supernatural struggle for their mortal souls, “Revealer” turns out to be a clever idea flatly executed. It’s spooky, with hellish lighting, nasty underworld worms and a scary-silly demonic costumed … Continue reading
I know it’s “only a sequel,” and “only” a children’s animated film at that. But “Minions: The Rise of Gru” is a movie of manic, demented genius. It’s a slapsticky/witty, action-and-sight-gag-packed romp of a popcorn movie, a film that delivers … Continue reading
I’ve always had a soft spot for Beavis and Butt-Head. Or maybe that was just the Dulcolax doing its job. But here they are, 29 years after their MTV debut, moronically sniggering and slap fighting their way through their second … Continue reading