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Posted: 4/23/2019 - 2 comment(s)
This is probably 82 year old Robert Redford's final film according to the media. He  plays Forrest Tucker a serial bank robber who has broken out of prison 17 times. Casey Affleck portrays a young detective who is determined to catch him and Sissy Spacek has the female lead as a woman he meets and romances. There are good cameos by Danny Glover and singer Tom Waits as criminal buddies to Redford's character. Their scenes are just wonderful to watch. The script is a tad weak, but seeing all these great a...
Posted: 4/13/2019 - 3 comment(s)
Just finished watching the sixth and final season of the popular Netflix series. It underwent a major re-write when star Kevin Spacey was fired due to sexual harrassment charges against him. Robin Wright who plays Ckare Underwood who is now President of the United States and Micheal Kelly returns as Doug Stamper, former assistant to Spacey's character Frank Underwood. The show adds veterans Greg Kinnear and Diane Lane as the brother-sister Sheppards, an evil far right billionaire family. Unfortunatly the writing...
Posted: 4/9/2019 - 2 comment(s)
"Shazam !" is a superhero type movie largely filmed in the Toronto area. The plot is about a 14 year old foster kid who connects with a wizard and gets super hero abilities. Zachary Levi has the lead role as the adult Shazam and Asher Angel plays him as a kid. The always good Mark Strong plays the villain of the piece who wants to steal SHazam's powers. As you would expect, the special effects & CGI scenes are very well done. I found the movie quite long at just over 2 hours, and it seems to be aim...
Posted: 4/5/2019 - 2 comment(s)
Ed Harris, Jason Sudekis and Elizabeth Olsen are the stars of this made in Toronto Netflix offering. The plot has Harris playing a famous photographer who is dying of liver cancer. His embittered son played by Sudekis  agrees to drive him and his nurse (Olsen) from New York City to Kansas to get some film develloped at the last store in America that develops Kodachrome film. The actors are all excellent, and have good chemistry. Unfortunately, the script is weak in spots in regard to charachter development. Thi...