Review: On the Rocks
On the Rocks.
For director Sofia Coppola, “On the Rocks” is a remarkably restrained and straightforward movie. It is quiet, direct and sincere. It has moments of relatable humor and genuine emotion. In its gentle approach, it retains the depth of feeling she has brought to films such as “Lost in Translation” and “The Beguiled.”
Review: Borat 2
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.
You can approach the film — officially titled “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan” — as a near-brilliant comedy. It is perhaps the highest achievement of hidden-camera mayhem ever captured, a hilarious master class in comic timing

Review: Rebecca
No expense was spared in the undeniably sumptuous production of “Rebecca,” a remake of the Best Picture winner based on Daphne du Maurier’s novel.
The Amazing Race 2020 Recap
Clown College?
Previously on The Amazing Race, Americans visited a foreign country! You heard us! Give them credit - that is truly “amazing.”
#1 Movie in America
The Witches of Eastwick
When choosing a Halloween movie for the family, heed this warning: Do not confuse “Hocus Pocus” and “The Witches of Eastwick.”
The Amazing Race Recap
Hi, Phil.
Somehow, The Amazing Race has returned with a new season.
Review: Into the Labyrinth
Into the Labyrinth
If thrillers are meant to hook and stir the audience, then “Into the Labyrinth” is a legitimate thriller.
Review: The Trial of the Chicago 7
The Trial of the Chicago 7
The proceedings depicted in “The Trial of the Chicago 7” did not end the debate over peaceful protest in the United States.
Review: The Opening Act
The Opening Act
You could make a documentary about modern stand-up comedy and it wouldn’t have half the truth of “The Opening Act.”
#1 Movie in America
The Nun
“The Nun” is the second highest-grossing film in the “Conjuring” series, but it didn’t really earn that title on its merits.
October Forecast
The Witches
Nutty children's horror classic Hocus Pocus is poised to dominate the box office for the month of October...
Review: The 40-Year-Old Version
The 40-Year-Old Version
In a blistering rap that serves as the climax of “The 40-Year-Old Version,” multiple phrases are invoked under the acronym “F.Y.O.V.”
Review: Possessor
Here’s a recurring critical dilemma: How to recommend a film that is undoubtedly very good but intentionally difficult to watch.
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October 25, 2020
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The inimitable Vincent Price expires from lung cancer in Los Angeles, California.

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