Daily Archives: August 24, 2022

Movie Review: Winstone, Meaney, Huston and Harewood try not to drop “The Hot Potato” (2012)

Here’s a little Brit bauble that got by me, and you and most everybody else when it popped out briefly back in 2012. “The Hot Potato” was “inspired by a” true story about a stolen lump of uranium and all … Continue reading

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Documentary Preview: “George Michael – Portrait Of An Artist”

Coming soon?

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Movie Preview: Sam Mendes’ film about “Film” — “Empire of Light”

I used to be a projectionist back in in college. Carbon arc projectors in a 1300 seat student concert/convocation hall. Being a radio guy, I fretted over ways to improve the sound. But keeping those blinding white light carbon rods … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Another Embarrassing Outing for Bruce Willis — “Corrective Measures”

We all know and have been saddened as we learned about Bruce Willis and the aphasia that has battered his ability to speak, remember lines or act. What hasn’t been explained is why his family keeps trotting him out there … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Neil Goes Noir — “Out of the Blue”

Writer-director Neil LaBute makes a mockery of film noir in his new thriller “Out of the Blue.” It’s a lampoon of the classic femme fatale stories that define the genre — from “Double Indemnity” and “The Postman Always Rings Twice” … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Simchas & Sorrows”

An indie interfaith romance with no one I recognize in it. Sept. 16, kosher or not, here it comes.

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