Daily Archives: January 4, 2023

Movie Review: “Die Hard” in a Bangkok Bank? “Last Resort”

What a difference a few days makes. If they’d released “Last Resort,” a clumsily-copied “Die Hard” knockoff, by Dec. 31, it might have made a few critics’ “Worst of the Year” list. It’s badly-written and amateurishly-acted, so amateurishly that one … Continue reading

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Hugh Jackman would like a word about the Oscars’ “best song” shortlist

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Next screening? “M3GAN”

We’ve had months of hype for this AI robot doll turns murderous thriller. Universal seems high on it. Let’s see what the deal is.

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Movie Review: Nic Cage gets his Western, “The Old Way”

Legend has it that Clint Eastwood’s first move when accepting a script — as an actor or a director — is to go through it and slash extraneous dialogue, leaving just enough to have the story make sense. I guess … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Sentiment on Otto-pilot — “A Man Called Otto”

Every neighborhood has one, that perpetually prickly “You kids get off my lawn!” martinet. He lives, in his mind, in an ordered universe. And all the “idiots” around him, at work, at home and in life, are screwing that up. … Continue reading

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