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Daily Archives: August 16, 2022
Close your eyes and listen to “Man with the Gun” and you can hear hints of “The Mercury Theatre on the Air.” The crisp, crackling dialogue, the brisk pace, it’s a film that has the aural qualities of an Orson … Continue reading
A mother who leaves, who doesn’t give us a reason — not straight away, anyway. The “Diving Bell and the Butterfly” star directs Krieps and Arieh Worthalter in a screen adaptation of a play by Claudine Galéa, Sept. 9, in theaters. From Kino Lorber.
Movie Preview: Snatch and grab and on the lam, with Travis and Storm and Drea and Kevin Bacon — “One Way”
Could be something. Colson Baker (the star) hopes so, with Storm Reid, Drea Di Matteo and Travis Fimmel all playing Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon from now on. A Sept. 2 getaway undertaken by cross-country bus.
An “Orphan” sequel? The movie about the diminutive Eastern European girl with a sad case of the psychopaths? It’s a little late for that. The original came out in 2009, and Isabelle Fuhrman — who gets plenty of work without … Continue reading
Oprah gets behind a documentary about one of the greatest actors of his generation, Sidney Poitier. Reginald Hudlin directed it and appears to have talked to everybody we want to hear from. A lot of famous faces singing his praises, … Continue reading
A rich kid faces his drug-dealing, drug-using, lie-to-everyone reckoning at a slow-jog in “The Runner,” a lurid, dazed and guilt-ridden thriller starring Edouard Philipponnat. Director Michelle Danner’s latest builds to a solid finish at a lurid, extravagant party where the … Continue reading
Emily Watson stars in this one. What more do we need to know? It’s A24. Always worth a look. Always. Sept. 30.