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Wow, That’s a Lot of Movies

George Wolf George Wolf Wow, That’s a Lot of Movies

So, last weekend basically one movie came out. Hollywood is making up for that dearth this weekend. At last count, four hundred million movies. The nutty thing is that most of them are really good. If you can’t find something to interest you this weekend, you are one picky viewer. Here’s the scoop. Hustlers by […]

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No Spoiler It Chapter 2 Review

George Wolf George Wolf No Spoiler It Chapter 2 Review

So, next week we will see scads of new movies released. Why so quiet this week? Is everybody afraid of a little clown? It Chapter 2 by Hope Madden and George Wolf Two years ago, director Andy Muschietti and writer Gary Dauberman accomplished quite a magic act. They made the film It, not only improving upon […]

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Kids Games, Fallen Angels, Peanut Butter, Birds in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Kids Games, Fallen Angels, Peanut Butter, Birds in Theaters

Foul-mouthed children came out huge at the box office last weekend. Can murderous brides or tired franchises you thought were long dead bump them? You may be better off with the indies: one alarming doc, one harrowing horror, one feel-good flick we can get behind.  Ready or Not by Hope Madden Fucking rich people. I […]

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Super Fans, Good Boys, Sharks and More in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Super Fans, Good Boys, Sharks and More in Theaters

Is it still August? Well, that explains the plethora of middling movie options in theaters. Hollywood  needs to sweep out the closet of all the not-quite-summer blockbusters to make room for autumn’s almost-awards-worthy. So, here you go: foul mouthed ‘tweens, albino sharks, lost rich people, plus two you should check out. One is a lovely […]

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Big Bald Men and Little Lies in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Big Bald Men and Little Lies in Theaters

It’s August, which means Hollywood will cross is fingers and hope audiences will still want to see those films it didn’t deem entirely likely for summer blockbuster status. Luckily, strategic indie releases get a little more attention because of the weaker (though certainly muscular) mainstream movies. The Farewell by George Wolf Caught in a lie […]

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Loads of Movies This Weekend

George Wolf George Wolf Loads of Movies This Weekend

This represents that deep breath week between Spider-Man: Far from Home and Lion King. That means there are a blue million movies, most of them smaller, none of them hoping to do MCU or Disney numbers, opening this week. Some of them are terrible. Some are not. Here is the skinny. Stuber by Hope Madden […]

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The Danger of International Travel: This Week at the Movies

George Wolf George Wolf The Danger of International Travel: This Week at the Movies

It’s a big holiday mid-week “we need air conditioning” bash, and there are two excellent choices. They are very different. Very different — although, honestly, neither makes international travel seem as safe and fun as you might hope. Spider-Man: Far From Home by Hope Madden and George Wolf Spider-Man: Far From Home has more than […]

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