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Murphy, Jolie, Harrelson, Stone – Big Names in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Murphy, Jolie, Harrelson, Stone – Big Names in Theaters

Scary movies, Oscar contenders, documentaries, junk—some of those categories overlap. There is a lot going on in theaters this week. Let’s dig in. Dolemite Is My Name by George Wolf Can’t you just hear Dolemite now? “I’m so m*&^@f#[email protected]!^*’ bad they got that m*&^@f#[email protected]! Eddie Murphy to play me in a m*&^@f#[email protected]!^’ movie!” They did, […]

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Spoiler Free Joker + Loads of Good Movies

Hope Madden Hope Madden Spoiler Free Joker + Loads of Good Movies

It’s here: the most talked about, pearl clutched about, pre-viewing dissected movie of the year. Can it stand up to the scrutiny? Will Joker outlast its backlash? One thing is for sure: don’t take your kids! Joker by Hope Madden and George Wolf Todd Phillips, director of the Hangover trilogy among other comedies, recently told Vanity Fair […]

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Judy, Molly, Dick and a Yeti Walk Into the Movies

George Wolf George Wolf Judy, Molly, Dick and a Yeti Walk Into the Movies

Renee Zellweger makes a play for Oscar this week while DreamWorks’ huggable snowman heads for the mountains and one great documentary heads to the sea. Meanwhile Molly Ivans raises hell and Dick Long…well, let’s not talk about what Dick Long has done. Judy by George Wolf Call it a comeback, a re-introduction or a friendly […]

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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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