Movie reviews
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PET SEMATARY* * ½ (Unsettling, ghoulish take on King’s novel)Yes, kids, “cemetery” is spelled incorrectly. But that’s the least of the worries for parents whose kids … more
ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD * * * (Tarantino's latest romp) What do Sharon Tate, Charles Manson and a movie star and his stunt double have in common? As the two-hour and 40-minute movie moves slowly along, there seems to be little connection. But more
ALADDIN* * * *(Delightful Disney classic)It has been 27 years since Disney Studios delighted us with a cartoon version of “Aladdin.” Turning the story into a live-action, special effects … more
FAST AND FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS AND SHAW* * * *(Fast, furious and funny)If you like the genre and the series of Fast and Furious films, you’ll love the team of Dwayne Johnson (Hobbs) and Jason … more
READY OR NOT* * * (Murder mystery farce)The writers of this bizarre murder-mystery farce take a slightly bizarre approach to the genre. “Ready or Not” is a bit over the top, but its … more
THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN* * ½ (Soap operatold by a dog)Milo Ventimiglia of TV’s “This Is Us” fame plays a married-with-family-and-dog racing car driver named Denny … more
THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON* * * ½ (A nice little movie)Every once in a while a nice little movie comes along that will have you rooting for the characters while putting a big smile on your face. … more
PENGUINS * * * * (Disney Earth Day feature film) For the past 10 years we have been looking forward to Disney's Earth Day feature film. This year it is Penguins. The Antarctic Adelie Penguin, to be precise. Screenwriter David Fowler (no relation, more
AMAZING GRACE * * * * (1972 concert film) We went to church on Good Friday: the Los Angeles New Temple Mission Baptist Church, site of a 1972 gospel concert by Aretha Franklin, shown on the screen at the Avon Cinema. The concert (actually two concerts) more
POMS * * Don * * * Joyce (Senior citizen cheerleaders) Joyce liked this movie about female residents of a senior citizen community living facility who start a cheerleading club better than I did. She saw some good messages about living and enjoying more
By Movie Review By JOHN PANNOZZI How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World *** out of five stars DreamWorks' trilogy of animated films based off Cressida Cowell's book series How to Train Your Dragon comes to an end, almost a decade after the first's more
GLORIA BELL * * * (Middle age angst) Julianne Moore stars as Gloria, a middle-aged (late 50s) divorced woman with baggage who finds romance with a middle-aged divorced man (John Turturro) with much more baggage. Both have two grown children. His won't more
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