Month: May 2021

[embedded content] Angelina Jolie appears in a new Taylor Sheridan film “Those Who Wish Me Dead” playing a “smoke jumper.” If you weren’t immediately familiar with the term “smoke jumper,” it’s people who parachute into a fire zone to fight wild fires. If you thought the 45-year-old screen goddess was an unlikely smoke jumper, join
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I did not expect to like Sweet Tooth. I committed to this review after a string of really good non-marvel comic adaptations and off the strength of the writing of creator Jeff Lemire. Jeff Lemire is another fan-favorite comic writer who has established himself with both DC and Marvel and dips his toes into original
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[embedded content] Synopsis The new British thriller “Framed” (available now on amazon Prime Video) covers a lot of ground.   Privacy issues, single female self-sufficiency/independence (as ardently advocated by a fetching Lottie Amor, who needs to be in more movies), frank confirmation that men really do want what woman say men really want aaaand a
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[embedded content] Synopsis Rosamund Pike is thoroughly despicable as the conniving “caretaker” Marla Grayson in “I Care a Lot”.  Billed as a comedy crime thriller, it’s almost entirely the latter two genres.  Unless you’re the kind that considers elderly abuse, corrupt healthcare and murder funnier than a rubber crutch. The Good Rosamund Pike Pike is perfect in
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A criminal mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in Spiral, the terrifying new chapter from the book of Saw. Working in the shadow of his father, an esteemed police veteran (Samuel L. Jackson), brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks (Chris Rock) and his rookie partner (Max Minghella) take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are
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[embedded content] The new fantasy sci-fi film “Greatland” is gonna rub some folks the wrong way. It is supposed to. This is not personal opinion. Writer/Director Dana Ziyasheva expresses her pointed intentions during my interview with her. To turn a Marxian phrase, “Government is the opium of the people.”  Mindless obedience and unquestioned faith invested
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OMG! Out of nowhere we’re getting a trailer for a new entry in the Purge film series from Blumhouse. The Purge film series started with a simple enough premise: Society allows crime to be legal for 24hrs once a year. As a result of this “Purge” day, it has a sociological effect on society eliminating
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For those of you who don’t know: I am a HUGE Venom fan. It comes from my love of Spider-Man and all things Todd McFarlane. The folks behind Venom Let There Be Carnage surprised everyone with a release of the trialer for the film. I saw it, you saw it. Now check out my official
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