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LAST NIGHT IN SOHO: 3 ½ STARS “Last Night in Soho”, the new film from director Edgar Wright, currently showing, is a love letter to the Swingin ‘Sixties of London via Italian Giallo. Surreal and vibrant, it’s uneven and more than a little silly, yet enjoyable for those with a taste for both Petula Clarke …

THE CARD COUNTER: 3 ½ STARS “The Card Counter”, the new film from screenwriter of “Taxi Driver”, Paul Schrader, who now plays in theaters, is less concerned with cheating cards than with the heavy conscience of the main character. William Tell (Oscar Isaac) is a man with a past. Ex-soldier, he is haunted by his …

CANDYMAN: 4 STARS There is nothing sweet about the Candyman. The supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, first played by Tony Todd in the 1992 film of the same name, returns in now-theatrical “Candyman,” cropped by co-producer and co-writer Jordan Peele for a new generation . In this “spiritual sequel”, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II …

Click to enlarge Photos of Warner Bros. LeBron James and Bugs Bunny in Space Jam: a new legacy Can I Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters **** See the feature review. Available July 16 via ParkCityFilm.org; available July 23 via SLFSatHome.org. (NR) Gunpowder Milkshake ** 1/2When a movie looks like a …

BLACK WIDOW: 3 STARS If you were to do a Venn diagram of “Black Widow,” now on Disney + with premium access, and the recent animated film “The Boss Baby: Family Business,” you’d be surprised at the overlap. Both films are about separated families reuniting and siblings finding a way forward after years of bitterness. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Rana Dagubbati’s film Kaadan is one of the most anticipated films of the year. The trilingual film is about the epic battle of man against nature and is a jungle adventure drama that focuses on saving elephants from poachers and illegal hunters for their ivory tusks. While the Tamil and Telugu versions of the film …

Too much government is a bad thing, judge Ross Ulbricht (Nick Robinson), a twenty-first century libertine who puts his political convictions into action by inventing the Silk Road (15A), a “dark web” site on which anything can be sold – albeit mostly, ultimately, narcotics. Using Bitcoin and Tor, and thus ensuring the anonymity of his …

Alicia Vikander to star in HBO miniseries based on 1996 French film Irma Vep … with return of original director Olivier Assayas By Sameer Suri for Dailymail.com Posted: 21:10 BST, December 14, 2020 | Update: 21:28 BST, December 14, 2020 Alicia Vikander stars in an upcoming HBO miniseries based on the acclaimed 1996 French film …

Home ” Movies ” Comments ” Force of Nature Review: A Boring, Highly Predictable Movie (Rating: * 1/2) Film: Force of Nature With: Emile Hirsch, Mel Gibson, David Zayas Director: Michael Polonais Note: * 1/2 Reviser: George Sylex Overview – Force of Nature, the new film by the productive Michael Polish (famous Polish brothers from …

TThe director of the film ‘Chalakkudikkaran Changathi’ had promised that the film portrayed the life of the talented actor Kalabhavan Mani who had a sudden disappearance. But, the first watch reveals that it is not a biopic. The film is typical fiction based on the real life of Mani. At the same time, it reminds …

The revenge and rape thriller genre is loaded with a tumultuous history, mostly dominated by men: male writers, male directors and very often male protagonists avenging the assault of a female character. And yet, many female fans of genre films retain some kind of soft spot for the story of rape and revenge, especially when …