Tag - Hulu

Freeze Frame: “Violent Night” (R), “Bones and All” (R), “The Inspection” (R), “Darby and the Dead” (PG-13)

Had enough heartwarming holiday fare? If so, then the dark R-rated comedy "Violent Night" might be more to your liking. David Harbour of "Stranger Things" fame plays a tired, inebriated, and belligerent Santa Claus who is forced to kick some backside when a group of mercenaries holds a family hostage on...

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Freeze Frame: “Halloween Ends” (R), “Rosaline” (PG-13), “Mr. Harrigan’s Phone” (PG-13)

The title of the movie is "Halloween Ends." And if you believe that, I've got a bridge in Bonner Springs to sell you. After 11 films over 44 years, Jamie Lee Curtis is still being menaced by boogeyman Michael Meyers in theaters and on Peacock. Curtis is back as Laurie...

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Freeze Frame: “Amsterdam” (R), “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” (PG), “Hellraiser” (R), “Hocus Pocus 2” (PG)

What do you get when you combine an intriguing story, great cast, impressive production values and a top-notch director? In the case of "Amsterdam," you get a real mess. Christian Bale, Margot Robbie and John David Washington lead a terrific ensemble in David O. Russell's bold experiment gone awry. It's...

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Freeze Frame: “Deep Water” (R), “Windfall” (R), “Master” (R)

The Hulu movie "Deep Water" desperately wants to be an erotic thriller like some of director Adrian Lyne's earlier films like "Fatal Attraction." Sadly, this poorly paced adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel is fatal, but there's little attraction. Ben Affleck portrays a wealthy snob who may or may not be...

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Freeze Frame: “The Tomorrow War” (PG-13), “The Summer of Soul” (PG-13), “Boss Baby: Family Business” (PG)

Take one part “Terminator” and two parts “Alien,” shake with big budget vigor and you might come up with something like “The Tomorrow War.” Chris Pratt stars in this action-packed sci-fi extravaganza about people transported into the future to save humanity from an extraterrestrial invasion. The trappings are familiar, but...

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Feeze Frame: Feel-good streaming movies-“The Big Sick” (R), “Fighting With My Family” (PG-13), “Hearts Beat Loud” (PG-13)

Since most of our local cinemas are temporarily closed, this week’s Freeze Frame will focus on three “feel good” films currently available to stream at home, ones that can provide some uplift in trying times.   Available on Amazon Prime, “The Big Sick” might, at first blush, sound like something from the...

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