Daily Archives: July 17, 2022

Movie Review: “The Bride in the Box”

A huge humpbacked steamer trunk takes second billing in “The Bride in the Box,” a new horror film. As I once spent a few years buying, restoring and re-selling such trunks, I was keen to see any movie that might … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Kate Bosworth and Emile Hirsch check into “The Immaculate Room”

A single set sci-fi/psychological “experiment” take, testing its subjects in a white on white “cage.” Aug. 19, things get messy in “The Immaculate Room.”

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Netflixable? Egyptian thriller solves “The Crime (El Gareema)” in the most convoluted way possible

Today’s Around the World with Netflix trip is a jumbled, over-reaching thriller from Egypt creatively-titled “The Crime.” A sort of death-bed confessional/morality tale that an old man tells of his murderous past, it shows more ambition than skill in its … Continue reading

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Series Preview: Jon Bernthal pretties up for “American Gigolo” in series form

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer (“Top Gun”) milks another ’80s property for a little extra cash for his dotage in this Showtime (Of course.) series adaptation of the movie. Rosie O’Donnell, Gretchen Moll, Wayne Brady and a 1960s Jaguar E-Type co-star. Sept. … Continue reading

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