Daily Archives: October 23, 2022

Movie Review: Riseborough and Greasers send up gender roles in “Please Baby Please”

Imagine a “West Side Story” where the gang-bangers are unisex toughs and the squares are forced to confront their own unspoken gender identity issues, all set on neon-soaked sound-stages dressed with 1950s props and “Cabaret” decadence. That’s “Please Baby Please,” … Continue reading

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BOX OFFICE: “Black Adam” grabs $67 million, “Paradise” clears $16

A healthier than expected Saturday pushed Warners’ comic book adaptation “Black Adam” to the edges of blockbuster territory. It had been looking like a “disappointing” $60 million weekend on Friday, with the $70-73 projected well beyond reach. But Dwayne Johnson … Continue reading

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