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Home Video Review: 'Villains' Is a Strange but Enjoyable Showcase for Bill Skarsgård

Home Video Review: 'Villains' Is a Strange but Enjoyable Showcase for Bill Skarsgård

Nov 14, 2019 13:45  |  Bob Grimm

Bill Skarsgård gets perhaps his best showcase yet—outside of his Pennywise makeup, that is—in Villains as Mickey, a small-time crook who robs grocery stores with Jules (Maika Monroe).

When his car runs o...

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Kubrick vs. King: 'Doctor Sleep' Has Some Harrowing Moments—but It Spends Too Much Time Messing With a Classic

Kubrick vs. King: 'Doctor Sleep' Has Some Harrowing Moments—but It Spends Too Much Time Messing With a Classic

Nov 14, 2019 10:30  |  Bob Grimm

Stephen King fans know he hated Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining for trivializing Jack Torrance’s alcoholism, and improvising on the evil powers of The Overlook Hotel. Doctor Sleep , King’s sequel to The Shin...

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Home Video Review: The Live-Action Remake of 'Lady and the Tramp' Is an Encouraging Sign for the Brand-New Disney+ Service

Home Video Review: The Live-Action Remake of 'Lady and the Tramp' Is an Encouraging Sign for the Brand-New Disney+ Service

Nov 12, 2019 12:00  |  Bob Grimm

The Disney+ streaming service, launching today (Nov. 12), includes a brand-new version of  Lady and the Tramp —a sweet little live-action redo of the classic 1955 animated feature. This film works, prim...

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A Trying 'Terminator': Linda Hamiliton Is Back, and So's James Cameron (Sort Of)—Which Makes the Blandness of 'Dark Fate' Disappointing

A Trying 'Terminator': Linda Hamiliton Is Back, and So's James Cameron (Sort Of)—Which Makes the Blandness of 'Dark Fate' Disappointing

Nov 07, 2019 10:30  |  Bob Grimm

The big thing about Terminator: Dark Fate is that James Cameron has returned to the franchise as a producer and story-credit guy. That means we’ll be returning to the sort of Terminator movies he direct...

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Disturbing but Dynamic: 'The Lighthouse' Is a Trippy, Claustrophobic Adventure Like You've Never Seen Before

Disturbing but Dynamic: 'The Lighthouse' Is a Trippy, Claustrophobic Adventure Like You've Never Seen Before

Nov 07, 2019 09:15  |  Bob Grimm

Robert Eggers, the man who gave us The Witch —a film for which I’m eternally grateful—is back with The Lighthouse , a trippy, gothic sailor’s yarn about two very strange men (Robert Pattinson and Willem D...

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Content Shifter: Eight Shows to Stream on Disney+ and Apple TV+

Content Shifter: Eight Shows to Stream on Disney+ and Apple TV+

Nov 05, 2019 17:35  |  Bill Frost

Think you’re already oversubscribed to streaming TV services? Bend over, and grab your HDMI cables, because November has just dropped two more on you: Disney+ and Apple TV+.

Also, HBO Max, Peacock and ...

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Home Video Review: Chalamet and Pattinson Are Amazing in Netflix Film 'The King'

Home Video Review: Chalamet and Pattinson Are Amazing in Netflix Film 'The King'

Nov 04, 2019 15:00  |  Bob Grimm

Partially inspired by real events, and partially inspired by the plays of William Shakespeare, Netflix film The King features Timothée Chalamet as Hal, King Henry V of England—and it’s a barnburner of a...

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A New Golden Age of Eddie Murphy? His Star Turn in 'Dolemite Is My Name' Is Fantastic—and More Murphy Is on the Way

A New Golden Age of Eddie Murphy? His Star Turn in 'Dolemite Is My Name' Is Fantastic—and More Murphy Is on the Way

Oct 31, 2019 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

The Golden Age of Eddie Murphy Cinema occurred between 1982 and 1988, with the release of such classics as 48 Hrs. , Trading Places , Beverly Hills Cop and Coming to America .

Since then, he’s had some great m...

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