Daily Archives: January 16, 2023

Movie Review: Beware the D-Movie horrors of “Bermuda Island”

Tom Sizemore is decades beyond his “Saving Private Ryan” glory. But he’s top billed in “Bermuda Island,” a plane crash thriller that in no way should be confused with “Plane.” Spoiler alert — Sizemore, playing a flight attendant (Stop laughing!) … Continue reading

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Netflixable? A Polish mother clings to an “Illusion” that she may find her missing daughter

The Polish drama “Illusion” (“Illuzja”), like the missing person search it is about, gives up its secrets sparingly and quietly. We follow a mother (Agata Buzek) who staggers from hope to despair, passing through grief to exasperation along the way, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Place your bets, “Kids vs. Aliens”

“Kids vs. Aliens” is a low-budget horror comedy with big “Goonies” energy, a “Psycho Goreman” riff on kids who love horror movies who find themselves living through one. It’s the latest from Canadian Jason Eisener, who directed “Hobo with a … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Egypt’s Oscar hopes are pinned to “Cairo Conspiracy”

This opens in limited release in the US three days after the Oscar nominations are announced. Egypt today, looks promising. Jan. 27.

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