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Movies Galore – Most of Them Good!

Hope Madden Hope Madden Movies Galore – Most of Them Good!

What a weird week! One big movie (and not a disappointment, either), orbited by like 50 little flicks. The thing is, they’re basically all good. Nice! The Invisible Man by Hope Madden and George Wolf Leigh Whannell likes him some mad science. Two years ago the Saw and Insidious writer found his footing as a […]

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Harley Quinn Flick Doesn’t Suck and Other Movie Surprises

George Wolf George Wolf Harley Quinn Flick Doesn’t Suck and Other Movie Surprises

It’s Oscar week and that means local theaters have loaded their screens with nominees, so if you somehow managed to miss Parasite or Jojo Rabbit, Little Women or Pain and Glory, Honeyland or American Factory, now is your chance. Take it! But if you have seen the big vote getters, here’s a nice surprise: the […]

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Horror, Doc, Family Fare, Biopic – Choose Wisely

George Wolf George Wolf Horror, Doc, Family Fare, Biopic – Choose Wisely

We are knocking at the door of Oscar season by late-October, so expect some hidden gems scattered among the seasonal cash grabs. And be careful not to spill yer beans! The Lighthouse by Hope Madden and George Wolf It’s easy to fall into the trap of believing that there are no new ideas in modern […]

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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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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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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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