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Daily Archives: August 18, 2022
A buttoned-down, bowler-hatted Brit cuts “loose” for a day. A Christmas season release for Father Christmas himself, the dapper scene stealer of “Love, Actually.”
“Sissy” is a one messed-up thriller wrapped up in the most adorable, upbeat and value-affirming package. It’s a horror variation of the Agatha Christie “Ten Little Indians/And Then There Were None” school in the language of influencers, self-actualization and self-help. … Continue reading
Dodge makes the Vince Vaughn/Kevin James comedy “The Dilemma” prophetic with Electric Muscle Car Reveal
You probably don’t remember this movie, even though it was directed by Ron Howard and starred Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Jennifer Connelly and Winona Ryder. “The Dilemma” was a painfully unfunny “what I know about the state of my friends’ … Continue reading
Let us begin with a few words in praise of Iyana Halley, the young actress tasked with playing a trope and knocking that trope out of the park. In “Beast,” the “This is Us” ensemble member is the Hollywood idea … Continue reading
There’s been talk in India of remaking “Forrest Gump” as a pan-historical Indian parable for decades, but landing Aamir Khan as star was what it took to get it made. If Gurinder Chadha can take on Jane Austen for “Bride … Continue reading
The glib response to George “Mad Max” Miller’s “Three Thousand Years of Longing” is suggesting that only Terry Gilliam should be making Terry Gilliam “epics.” That assertion carries the message that it’s sprawling, fantastical and ambitious and that there’s a … Continue reading
Not the first title that comes to mind for a Korean sword and sorcery/time travel fantasy. But We’ll Go USA picked it up, and they rarely steer us wrong. Aug. 26 release.
That’s the buzz. Let’s see what we see.