Tag - Apple TV Plus

Freeze Frame: “Don’t Worry, Darling” (R), “A Jazzman’s Blues” (R), “Lou” (R), “Sidney” (Not rated)

Olivia Wilde's feminist sci-fi thriller "Don't Worry Darling" has generated outsized interest due to the headlines involving the backstage turmoil during and after filming. I just wish the movie were as interesting. Florence Pugh gives an electric performance as a 50s-era housewife whose life unravels when she figures out that things...

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Freeze Frame: “Lightyear” (PG), “Spiderhead” (R), “Cha Cha Real Smooth” (R)

Buzz Lightyear, the Space Ranger who inspired the fabled action figure from "Toy Story," gets an origin story with "Lightyear." Chis Evans provides the voice of our hero who battles the evil Emperor Zurg and his robot army while attempting to protect fellow space travelers on a remote planet millions of...

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Freeze Frame: “Eternals” (PG-13), “The Harder The Fall” (R), “Finch” (PG-13)

What would an Academy Award-winning director do with a Marvel movie? “Eternals” provides the answer: More of the same. Chloé Zhao, who won the Oscar for the low-key drama “Nomadland,” mounts an impressive two-and-a-half-hour spectacle with all the over-the-top action one would expect from a Marvel opus. The problem with...

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Freeze Frame: “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” (PG-13), “Come From Away” (TV-14)

Although she was often the butt of jokes for critics, the late TV evangelist Tammy Faye Bakker was an inspiration and an icon for many others. With her over-the-top enthusiasm, her warbly singing, her gaudy attire and exaggerated makeup, she became a cultural phenomenon. Jessica Chastain gives an appropriately exuberant...

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Freeze Frame: “Greyhound” (PG-13), “The Old Guard” (R), “Palm Springs” (Not rated), “Never Too Late” (Not rated), “Mucho Mucho Amor” (Not rated)

“Greyhound” is a fast-paced WWII Naval battle flick starring and written by Tom Hanks. He plays the captain of a destroyer assigned to escort commercial vessels through parts of the Atlantic teeming with Nazi subs. The tension is derived from cat-and-mouse skirmishes with invisible enemies. While no dog, “Greyhound” is...

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