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Many a thriller has hung its hat on a “big reveal” that was only suitable for hanging itself out to dry. So it is with “Ingenium,” a tense-if-not-exasperating sci-fi mystery from Germany. You pay attention. You follow the clues. You … Continue reading
Here’s a tepid little “Sex in the Chilean City” that has the odd amusing moment, thanks to a game cast that’s better than the lame script. “Mujeres Arriba (Women on Top)” is built around sexually frustrated Teresa, “Saint Teresita” as … Continue reading
Grown men and women weep upon meeting him. His aids good-naturedly grump about what it’s like to try to get the man to a plane on time. Because a walk through an airport might involve 200 stops, requests to shake … Continue reading
Bobby Soto and George Lopez are here to tell this gang protection money murderer that “You’re bad, but you ain’t that bad.” But it is Shia LaBeouf who has the title role in the new LA gangland thriller from the … Continue reading
A little Euro sco-fi/horror to fill your nightmares? Streams July 7.
OK kids, gather round for today’s lesson in “How to get it done” in the movies. “Homewrecker” is a C-movie with justifiable delusions of B-movie glory. One simple premise, a couple of characters and a house you aren’t afraid to … Continue reading
I was joking with a critic friend online that I might have to give the aged Vietnam Vets on “one last mission” comedy “Never Too Late” a better review than Spike Lee’s aged Vietnam Vets on “one last … Continue reading
Quarantined America earns a lovely July 4 present as Disney+ presents “Hamilton,” the stage sensation, this weekend instead of making us wait until the fall of next year to see what all the hoopla’s been about. This is the show, … Continue reading
There’s no sugar-coating what happens in “Adú,’” a Spanish film about the trials of human migration in Africa. The pall of death hangs over it. A child endures horrors no child should experience, and all of those deaths directly impact … Continue reading
Thriller from IFC due out Sept. 18. Looks creepy enough to get the job done.