Daily Archives: July 20, 2022

Movie Preview: A Korean thriller about a terrorist on a plane — “Emergency Declaration”

You’ll recognize a face or two in this Aug 12 release from Well Go USA.

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Movie Preview: “Glorious” horror coming to Shudder

Into horror? Getting your horror fix the horror streamer Shudder? Here’s a teaser for an Aug. 16 release there.

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Movie Review: Stealing other women’s hair can earn you “Bundles” of trouble

“Bundles” is a cute, sassy and scruffy indie dramedy about women — especially Black women — and “good hair,” what they’ll go through to get it and how some folks figure out an illegal way to feed that need. And … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Forget the popcorn? “Nope”

Leave it to Jordan Peele to turn a fun twist on a summer saucer story/creature feature into a Major Motion Picture Event. “Nope” is Peele’s “Signs,” turning his camera away from the scalding racial satire of “Get Out” and the … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Halloween Ends,” and this time, we really mean it!

The Cher-like Endless “Farewell Tour” that is the Halloween franchise brings back Jamie Lee one more time, Oct. 14.

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Netflixable? Polish gamer wonders if he’s “Too Old for Fairy Tales (Za duzy na bajki) “

“Too Old for Fairytales” is an aimless, amiable coming-of-age ramble about a video game addict who has to grow up — at least a little — when his mother gets sick. It’s a harmless and not utterly charmless Polish kids’ … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Coming of Age as an aspiring Cartoonist — “Funny Pages”

This debut indie comedy got a little attention at Cannes, and picked up by A24. Looks cute. Comes our way Aug. 24, which is that notorious late August dumping ground for movies with low expectations.

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Movie Preview: An appreciation of a stop motion animation icon, Will Vinton — “Claydream”

He made a few mostly-forgotten films, but clay animation pioneer Will Vinton brought stop-motion animation back into vogue with his famous “California Raisins” TV commercials in the ’80s. Anyway, his role in bringing back the art form that was used … Continue reading

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