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Home Video Review: 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' Takes a Fascinating Historical Event and Makes It Boring

Home Video Review: 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' Takes a Fascinating Historical Event and Makes It Boring

Oct 20, 2020 13:05  |  Bob Grimm

After a long period that once included Steven Spielberg announced as its director, The Trial of the Chicago 7 has finally seen the light of day, with writer Aaron Sorkin also directing, and a decent cas...

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Home Video Review: 'Hubie Halloween' Is an Adam Sandler Film That's Stupid—but Actually Amusing

Home Video Review: 'Hubie Halloween' Is an Adam Sandler Film That's Stupid—but Actually Amusing

Oct 12, 2020 13:30  |  Bob Grimm

Good news, Sandler fans! You can file his latest “stupid” movie in the file “Stupid Sandler Films That Are Fun and Not Torturous!” It’ll go in that file with the likes of Happy Gilmore , Billy Madison and...

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Home Video Review: Millie Bobby Brown Excels as the Sister of the Famous Detective in Netflix's 'Enola Holmes'

Home Video Review: Millie Bobby Brown Excels as the Sister of the Famous Detective in Netflix's 'Enola Holmes'

Oct 05, 2020 14:10  |  Bob Grimm

Millie Bobby Brown shines as the title character in Enola Holmes , a bubbly, fun detective yarn that gives the little sister of Sherlock Holmes (Henry Cavill) her own vehicle. Let’s hope it’s the first ...

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Content Shifter: You Need a Distraction—So Here Are 13 1990s Horror Flicks You Can Stream

Content Shifter: You Need a Distraction—So Here Are 13 1990s Horror Flicks You Can Stream

Oct 02, 2020 13:30  |  Bill Frost

Everyone talks up the ’80s as the golden age of horror movies, but the ’90s? More like a golden shower!

Aside from Leprechaun (Jennifer Aniston’s finest hour), 1990-1999 was a bust for scary flicks; scra...

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Home Video Review: Netflix's 'The Devil All the Time' Is a Truly Miserable Film—On Purpose

Home Video Review: Netflix's 'The Devil All the Time' Is a Truly Miserable Film—On Purpose

Sep 22, 2020 13:15  |  Bob Grimm

Some movies are made to make viewers miserable. It’s what they set out to do, and if done well, cinema geeks such as myself will tip our hats to them.

The Devil All the Time is one of those movies. It’s...

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Home Video Review: Charlie Kaufman's 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things' Is a Convoluted, Crazy Delight

Home Video Review: Charlie Kaufman's 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things' Is a Convoluted, Crazy Delight

Sep 16, 2020 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

5 out of 5 stars

Charlie Kaufman (writer of Being John Malkovich ) directs and writes the adapted screenplay for I’m Thinking of Ending Things , a nice puzzler of a movie that will have you debating its pl...

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The Return of In-Theater Blockbusters: 'Tenet' Is Gorgeous and Confusing—but You'll Need to Drive to San Diego to See It Without a Wait

The Return of In-Theater Blockbusters: 'Tenet' Is Gorgeous and Confusing—but You'll Need to Drive to San Diego to See It Without a Wait

Sep 09, 2020 15:30  |  Bob Grimm

(4 1/2 of 5 stars)

Christopher Nolan’s Tenet is the sort of movie you need to just take in the first time you see it. Don’t try to figure stuff out; if your brain picks up on shit, fine. If not, relax, b...

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Home Video Review: Apple TV+'s 'Ted Lasso' Takes the Bad-Coach Paradigm—and Turns It On Its Head With Depth, Nuanced Performances

Home Video Review: Apple TV+'s 'Ted Lasso' Takes the Bad-Coach Paradigm—and Turns It On Its Head With Depth, Nuanced Performances

Sep 07, 2020 14:30  |  Bob Grimm

(4 1/2 of 5 stars)

While the trailer for Ted Lasso makes it look like a lame coach comedy à la The Mighty Ducks or Kicking and Screaming , this new Apple TV+ series is so much more.

That’s mainly because it h...

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