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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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Baby Boomer Juke Box Continues at the Movies

George Wolf George Wolf Baby Boomer Juke Box Continues at the Movies

And the classic hits just keep coming! But, if you are tired of old time rock and roll but you are not tired of living dolls, can we interest you a different kind of toy story? A handful of decent options in theaters this week. Yesterday by George Wolf Hey, baby boomers (yes, my hand […]

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Thompsons, Shafts and Ghouls in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Thompsons, Shafts and Ghouls in Theaters

Wow, big week. It’s uncommon for a summer weekend to see so many studio releases all at once – does that mean the competition’s not that sure about the “blockbuster” status of Men In Black: International? Well, they’re not wrong. Not that it’s bad, exactly, but what else is there to see? Late Night by […]

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Godzilla, Rocketmen and Monster Moms in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Godzilla, Rocketmen and Monster Moms in Theaters

Flashes, explosions, loud noises — Godzilla may not deliver the goods, but Elton John seems to be able. Here’s a look at your kaiju and non-kaiju fare on screens this week. Godzilla: King of the Monsters by Hope Madden and George Wolf Must we destroy everything that challenges us, or is humanity’s only salvation an […]

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Genies, Supervillains, Shadows and Smart Girls Gettin’ Nutty in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Genies, Supervillains, Shadows and Smart Girls Gettin’ Nutty in Theaters

Aladdin by George Wolf Stepping in for Robin Williams as the Genie in Aladdin was always going to be a thankless task, but while everyone was busy debating the casting of Will Smith, the director’s chair went largely unnoticed. Could Guy Ritchie, who’s evolved from rough and tumble British crime capers (Snatch) to both big […]

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Canine Crusaders Unseating Avengers?

Hope Madden Hope Madden Canine Crusaders Unseating Avengers?

For the first time since its release, Endgame may get bumped to runner up at the box office. Can John Wick take them down? He does have some skills. John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum by Hope Madden John F. Wick. You have to tip your hat to a filmmaker who understands his strengths and […]

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So You’ve Seen Endgame. Now What?

George Wolf George Wolf So You’ve Seen Endgame. Now What?

Studios figured the Marvel capper would still be raking in the dough this weekend, so there are no sure fire blockbusters being released. Instead, for a rainy couple of days, you’ll find a smattering of smaller films opening all over town. Some of them are pretty great. Some of them are definitely not. We’ll walk […]

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