Category Archives: General Mayhem

“The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part”

“IT WAS PERFECTLY FINE WITHOUT RAISINS!” Story: When we last left our gang of LEGO pals, they were faced with an invasion by DUPLO monsters. But several years have gone by since then, and let’s just say that things aren’t … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: “Widows”!

Ready to get your awards season thrills on? I’ve got passes for the B’more screening of Widows! Synopsis! From Academy Award®-winning director Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave”) and co-writer and bestselling author Gillian Flynn (“Gone Girl”) comes a blistering, … Continue reading

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#31in31 2018: “Cutting Class”

“Boy’s locker room? Smells like something died in here!” Story: Brian spent five years in a mental hospital after being accused of killing his father. When he starts high school with the kids he used to know, everything goes smoothly … Continue reading

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“Night School” doesn’t quite make the grade

Nutshell: I shouldn’t watch the end credits of a Hart & Haddish comedy trying to figure out why I’m unimpressed with what I just saw. But I was. Give these two better folks behind the camera. Grade: D+ “That’s what’s … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: Crank up the Awards Season Machine for “A Private War”

Time for Award Season Onslaught y’all!  Yeah, it’s still August.  But I’m seeing a few films that look like shiny, shiny awards fodder.  Operation Finale is one, and now comes a biopic starring Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan and Stanley Tucci. Sounds … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “THE OATH” talks turkeys

I love holiday disfunction movies. But The Oath looks like a prescient documentary for folks who have loved ones across the aisle. Still funny as hell though. Synopsis! A controversial White House policy turns family member against family member in … Continue reading

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Columbia Screening Pass-palooza: “Mama Mia! Here We Go Again”!

Ready to get your musical on?  Yeah baby – it’s that time! And I’ve got passes for Mama Mia! Here We Go Again! Synopsis! Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again. Ten years after Mamma … Continue reading

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