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Review of “Reminiscence” and other new films. REMINISCENCE “Reminiscence” takes place in the not-so-near future, in a Miami that has changed climate and looks more like Venice. People travel by boat and are nocturnal because it is too hot to operate during the day. Jackman runs a recent warfare tactics service that lets you relive …

PROTECTED: 3 STARS For the second time in as many months, Samuel L. Jackson plays a hitman whose family values ​​are as strong, if not stronger, than his instinct to kill. In “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” he found his family to be logical, not biological. In “The Protege”, now in theaters, he is the mentor …

Always look on the bright side of life, as the Monty Python guys advised, but sometimes it’s easier said than done. Inspired by Anne Gildea’s memoirs I have cancer, what’s your excuse?, The bright side (16s) stars Gemma-Leah Devereux as Kate McLoughlin, an actress who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Already prone to depression …

Directed confidently by David Bruckner from a clever screenplay written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski, “The Night House” excels at creating tension – it’s both unpredictable and disconcertingly restrained. In other words, you are rarely comfortable for 110 minutes. The movie rocks you at first, however, as we join Beth on what is likely …

I am your man ert 15A; IFI & cinemas selected now 4 stars It’s hard enough to speak another language, acting in one must be quite a challenge. But it’s a challenge that English actor Dan Stevens absolutely succeeds in this German gem. Maria Schrader, Netflix director Unorthodox, returns with a feature film that she …

THE SUICIDE SQUAD: 3 ½ STARS The difference between the 2017 movie “Suicide Squad” starring Will Smith and this weekend’s sequel, “The Suicide Squad,” goes far beyond adding the definite article to the title. I accused the first film of “trying to echo the very films to which it should be an antidote.” You know, …

Click to enlarge Photos of Warner Bros. Margot Robbie in The suicide squad All the streets are silent *** There is a whole subgenre of documentary filmmaking that you might call “Holy Crap, we have an incredible treasure trove of stock footage, so what if that sounds a little shapeless.” Director Jeremy Elkin uses the …

Today we have two films that share the common element of Emily Blunt leading the cast. One is the horror / thriller A Quiet Place Part 2, and the other is the fantasy / adventure Jungle Cruise. A Quiet Place Part 2 (Video on Demand) – The major success of the first film was based …

JUNGLE CRUISE: 4 STARS “Jungle Cruise,” now playing in theaters and on Disney + with premium access, is a new adventure story that stretches back into Hollywood history for inspiration. Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson’s film is based on the 65-year-old Disneyland Riverboat theme park ride, which in turn was inspired by the antics of …

Have you ever remembered something that happened 10, 20, even 30 years ago, and the memory is so vivid it could have happened last week? If you’re like me, you often think to yourself, “Where did that time go? How can I be this old already? and I am only 28 years old. Growing old …