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LUCA: 3 ½ STARS Set on the Italian Riviera, “Luca”, the new film from the animated giants Pixar and now airing on Disney +, is a fantasy story about sea monsters with beating human hearts. Jacob Tremblay is 13-year-old Luca Paguro, a shy sea monster with the curiosity of a typical teenager. When he discovers …

Vidya Balan, who has been criticized for her fashion statements over the years as well as her shameful body, has spoken of seeking help from a healer and is on a path to self-acceptance. In an interview with Bollywood bubble, Balan revealed that she works to block negative comments and become more accepting of her …

IN THE HEIGHTS: 4 STARS “In the Heights,” currently in theaters, is a cheerful film based on the award-winning musical Tony by Lin-Manuel Miranda, which will make you feel better at the end of the movie than at the beginning. Energetic, exultant and empathetic, it feels like a long weekend away from real life. A …

It’s one of the oldest cinematic techniques of all, but writer-director Christopher McBride gives us a Go back (15A) with a difference in this psychological time-traveling thriller. The film opens with Fred (Dylan O’Brien) struggling to cope with his dying mother’s dementia; Fred, who works as a data quantifier, angrily tells his wife Karen (Hannah …

When we heard that Jim from “The Office”, a comedy actor on a sitcom, was going to write and direct a sci-fi horror movie, people were pretty tired. But after the first previews dropped and audiences saw the concept for the film on display for just a few minutes, the tide quickly turned. And after …

Some filmmakers have built their entire careers around what audiences expect of them. If you go to see a Hitchcock movie, you will get a crime thriller. If you’re going to see a Coen Brother movie, you’re going to get some quirky dark comedy. And if you see a Zack Snyder movie, you’ll see a …

We may not be Hollywood but Spokane and the surrounding area have at times played a starring role in major theatrical releases – sometimes as himself and sometimes as other cities, but more often as Anytown, USA (And no, the Red Dawn remake and comedy 2019 Label were not filmed in the Northwest Interior, although …

By Katie Walsh | Tribune press service Some canonical Disney characters simply ask for further questioning. Fur-obsessed maniacal fashionista Cruella De Vil, who tormented the young Darling family and their Dalmatian puppies in “101 Dalmatians,” and even has her own theme song, has had a hold on our imaginations since the animated feature. in 1961. …

“Army of the Dead” (Action / Horror: 2 hours and 27 minutes) With: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Tig Notaro and Omari Hardwick Director: Zack Snyder Rated: R (strong bloody violence, gore and language throughout, sexual content and brief nudity / graphic nudity) Movie Review: Another zombie movie that has an eclectic group killing the living …

Click to enlarge Bleecker Street Films Toni Collette in Dream horse Dream Horse *** It would be hard to beat Louise Osmond’s 2015 documentary on this same true story for the charm of the characters and the crowd-pleasing drama, but a fictional version could have done a lot worse than this one. Toni Collette plays …