Daily Archives: January 22, 2023

BOX OFFICE: Another “Avatar” clears the $2 billion mark, “Missing” finds $9

The third James Cameron film to clear the $2 billion mark at the global box office, the second one from the “Avatar” franchise. So much for people like me who figured he waited too long, the movie was too much … Continue reading

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Is “Fabelmans” fated to be an Oscar nominations spoiler?

I had time to kill before catching up with “Skinamarink,” thanks to the inevitable online showtimes not matching up with the teens who operate the theater. So I thought I’d sit through Spielberg’s fictionalized version of how a great filmmaker … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Emptiness into which we put our Hellish fears — “Skinamarink”

One of the pleasures and indeed responsibilities of movie reviewing is remembering the lesson of a Hans Christian Andersen folk tale. Some folks review films based on their hype, the “director’s statement” of what it’s about, or a careful consideration … Continue reading

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