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The Avengers who survived, two films about women young and old and a look ahead to DOXA
Avengers Endgame is poised to be quite possibly the biggest film of the year. So massive has been the anticipation and the pre-opening ticket sales. How is it? I caught it last night, so read on....
Apr 26th, 2019
Watching that new female super hero, more women in film and that giant leap for mankind
Also Peter Bogdanovich’s ode to a genius of movie comedy, the great Buster Keaton
Mar 8th, 2019
A whole mob of Avengers, a master horse handler and a look-ahead to DOXA and Harry Rankin
Also: Joan of Arc as you’ve never seen her before, unruly Caravaggio, creepy doings at a commune and an urgent call to save the earth
Apr 26th, 2018
One new film, with fireworks, and my picks for the year’s best
I’ve only got one new film to evaluate this week and a whole bunch to praise as the best of 2017. The new one is first. BRIMSTONE & GLORY: You think it's neat sitting down on the beach at...
Dec 28th, 2017
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo will please mystery fans; for comic book fans there's major buzz about Kick-Ass
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo just may be the best film of the season. Readers and movie fans will both approve. (Read more)
Apr 16th, 2010
Leonardo DiCaprio and Woody Harrelson Have New Movies Now Playing, Both With Elias Koteas
Crime and insanity is big in the movies this week, in two films. One Canadian, the other by Martin Scorsese. Also watch for Indians and the Olympics. (read more)
Feb 19th, 2010