Tag - Kathy Bates

Freeze Frame: “Hit Man” (R), “Ezra” (R), “Babes” (R), “Summer Camp” (PG-13)

Glen Powell co-wrote, produced and stars in Netflix's tongue-in-cheek thriller, "Hit Man." Richard Linklater directed this surprisingly sunny neo-noir entry, where Powell plays a nerdy teacher who poses as a slick hitman to help the cops entrap wannabe murderers. Things get dicey when he falls for a beautiful femme fatale, played by...

Freeze Frame: “Mission Impossible – Dead Reckoning, Part One” (PG-13), “The Miracle Club” (PG-13), “Bird Box Barcelona” (R), “Sound of Freedom” (PG-13)

Tom Cruise is back, this time battling Artificial Intelligence in the zippy action thriller, "Mission Impossible-Dead Reckoning, Part One." The seventh entry in the franchise has stilted dialogue that sounds like it was written by A.I., but who cares? Logic isn't the attraction here. Energetic action set pieces abound in...

Take Two: “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” (PG-13)

Judy Bloom's 1970 coming of age novel finally gets the big screen treatment. Abby Ryder Fortson ("Ant-Man and the Wasp") takes the title role, supported by Kathy Bates ("Richard Jewell") and Rachel McAdams ("Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness").