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The Mule

December 14, 2018

I’ve been asked about Clint Eastwood’s activeness-whether he’s calling it quits or not. I thought he was through with acting when he starred in “Trouble with the Curve” back in 2012. But I was wrong when he directed himself in “The Mule,” which is inspired by a true story about a WWII vet named Leo… Read More ›


The opening scene to “Overlord” involves a group of WWII soldiers, who pontificate with each other, and then get attacked by German planes. Obviously, it has to get cantankerous with everyone shouting and ducking for cover. And the surviving soldiers jump out of the dying plane with parachutes into Nazi-occupied France. But once I got… Read More ›

Bad Times at the El Royale

You don’t always need to fully understand the premise of a mystery thriller with an all-star cast; sometimes you just have to have fun watching their characters go through with the plot, until it spins out of control. “Bad Times at the El Royale,” the latest movie from writer/director Drew Goddard (best known for directing… Read More ›


Shot from the point of view of computers and smartphones, “Searching” plays like a Hitchcock thriller with its timing, precision, and secrets. Written and directed by short film director Aneesh Chaganty, the movie keeps you glued from beginning to end. John Cho stars as a father named David Kim, who introduces to his happy life… Read More ›

The Little Stranger

Some of the best horror movies these days come from overseas, because they don’t rely on jump-scares or idiotic characters for box office dough. Examples include “The Babadook” and “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night;” and both of them are more sentimental and patient than campy. And now, we have an English Indie called… Read More ›

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