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Revenge Again? Liam Neeson Is Wasted in 'Cold Pursuit,' a Completely Pointless, Boring Remake

Revenge Again? Liam Neeson Is Wasted in 'Cold Pursuit,' a Completely Pointless, Boring Remake

Feb 14, 2019 10:30  |  Bob Grimm

Cold Pursuit stars Liam Neeson in yet another revenge film, this time set in the snowy Rocky Mountains.

There’s some impressive scenery … and that’s about the best thing I can say about this one.

It’s no...

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Home Video Review: Despite a Campy Title and the Presence of Sam Elliott, 'The Man Who Killed Hitler' Is a Terrible Mess

Home Video Review: Despite a Campy Title and the Presence of Sam Elliott, 'The Man Who Killed Hitler' Is a Terrible Mess

Feb 11, 2019 16:30  |  Bob Grimm

The title of The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot implies campy fun, right? The fact that it stars Sam Elliott leads to the impression that tongue-in-cheek, cult-classic adventure may be in th...

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A Well-Assembled Sequel: 'The Lego Movie 2' Loses Some of the Original's Charm, but Still Offers Lots of Laughs

A Well-Assembled Sequel: 'The Lego Movie 2' Loses Some of the Original's Charm, but Still Offers Lots of Laughs

Feb 07, 2019 09:00  |  Bob Grimm

Oh … Legos. My mom asked me for Legos this past Christmas, and I thought, sure, why not? That’s kind of cute, buying Legos for your mommy on Christmas.

So I grabbed a Star Wars X-Wing Fighter Lego set ...

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Home Video Review: 'Velvet Buzzsaw' Wastes a Great Cast by Veering From Sharp Satire to Sloppy Horror

Home Video Review: 'Velvet Buzzsaw' Wastes a Great Cast by Veering From Sharp Satire to Sloppy Horror

Feb 05, 2019 13:00  |  Bob Grimm

Writer-director Dan Gilroy and Jake Gyllenhaal, who previously partnered up on Nightcrawler , take a creative step backward with Velvet Buzzsaw, an art-world satire/horror effort.

Gyllenhaal plays Morf Van...

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Content Shifter: Eight TV Series That Celebrate Sobriety

Content Shifter: Eight TV Series That Celebrate Sobriety

Feb 01, 2019 11:00  |  Bill Frost

Did you miss Dryuary, the annual self-imposed month of abstaining from alcohol? Yeah, me too.

Entering the New Year sober is an admirable, if misguided, practice. February, aka Sobruary (I am still wor...

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Off on the Action: 'The Kid Who Would Be King' Is OK With the Drama, but Disappointingly Drab With the Vibe

Off on the Action: 'The Kid Who Would Be King' Is OK With the Drama, but Disappointingly Drab With the Vibe

Jan 31, 2019 10:30  |  Bob Grimm

A modern-day, bullied kid pulls a sword out of a stone and is tasked with saving the world in The Kid Who Would Be King , writer-director Joe Cornish’s attempt to capture the youthful, magical wonder of...

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Home Video Review: Netflix's Series 'Conversations With a Killer' Is the Definitive Documentary on Ted Bundy

Home Video Review: Netflix's Series 'Conversations With a Killer' Is the Definitive Documentary on Ted Bundy

Jan 28, 2019 13:30  |  Bob Grimm

I was a little kid when I first heard the words “Ted Bundy.” My dad was watching a news report about him on TV—something about the college students he murdered in Florida—and Dad simply couldn’t belie...

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An Unfortunate Return to Form: M. Night Shyamalan Is Back to His Sloppy, Baffling Ways With 'Glass'

An Unfortunate Return to Form: M. Night Shyamalan Is Back to His Sloppy, Baffling Ways With 'Glass'

Jan 24, 2019 10:30  |  Bob Grimm

Just when I hoped M. Night Shyamalan might be getting on a hot streak, here comes Glass , proving he’s still a stylish—yet sloppy—self-indulgent kook.

After one bomb after another during a 15-year stretc...

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