Daily Archives: August 4, 2022

Movie Preview: The scary little girl isn’t “The Harbinger,” but she recognizes him on sight

Sept. 2. Beware of tiny mean girls.

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Netflixable? Get yourself registered, it’s “Wedding Season,” y’all!

A romantic comedy with “Wedding Season” as its title kind of gives away the game. There are going to be weddings — maybe “Wedding Crashers” weddings, perhaps “27 Dresses” weddings. Since it’s rated TV-PG and more Indian than Indian American, … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Colin and Brendan, together again in Martin McDonagh’s “The Banshees of Inisherin”

The “In Bruges” team in front of and behind the camera, Ireland’s finest, take us into a very personal feud in an Ireland of the recent past. Funny, with a nasty edge, as you’d expect from the director of “Three … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Jo Koy is a Filipino Comic who makes peace in his family on “Easter Sunday”

“Easter Sunday” is a sentimental, lighthearted star-vehicle built around Filipino American comic Jo Koy. With Koy playing a stand-up comic trying to mollify his Filipino-American (Catholic) family and cope with their foibles, it’s a cute, occasionally amusing, no-heavy-lifting-required peek into … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Norwegians and a Dane behaving ineptly — “Wild Men (Vildmænd)”

“Wild Men” is a deliciously deadpan Scandinavian farce about the crisis in masculinity, skewering poseurs, shortcut-taking criminals and lazy, incompetent cops in a slow-walking pursuit thriller that really isn’t about the thrills. Every decision a man makes in it seems … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: A ride share goes wrong at “Dawn” with Dawn

Jackie Moore has the title role, and this bad girl is on VOD now.

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Movie Preview: Thomas Jane, Emile Hirsch co star in a thriller about recently buried “treasure” — “Dig”

Hostages forced to tunnel into a demolition job, this one looks promising. Emile Hirsch with a drawl? Sept. 23.

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