Tag - movies

Freeze Frame: “The High Note” (PG-13), “The Vast of Night” (PG-13), “I’m No Longer Here” (Not rated)

In the new Netflix romantic comedy “The High Note” Dakota Johnson portrays the hardworking assistant of a famous and demanding pop star. Tracee Ellis Ross plays the music diva in a role that might -or might not- be inspired by her famous mom, Diana Ross. Ice Cube is the...

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Freeze Frame: “Capone” (R), “Sorry We Missed You” (Not rated)

Tom Hardy’s gonzo performance is the main draw for “Capone,” now available on Amazon Prime. This experimental movie concentrates on the last hellish year of the infamous mobster’s life when he was suffering from dementia and his body was wracked with syphilis. Did he actually hide millions in cash?...

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Freeze Frame: “Becoming” (Not rated), “How to Build a Girl” (R), “The Half of It” (PG-13)

“Becoming” is a new Netflix documentary featuring former First Lady Michelle Obama. It’s a behind-the-scenes look at her 2018 34-city book tour promoting her memoir, “Becoming.” The film consists of snippets from her appearances at sold-out arenas, mixed with interview clips, scenes from her meetings with community organizations, book...

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Freeze Frame: “Bad Education” (TVMA), “All Day and a Night” (R), “Beastie Boys Story” (R), “Deerskin” (R), “The Wretched” (R)

As our local cinemas are still temporarily closed, this week’s Freeze Frame will concentrate on NEW movies that can be streamed at home.   Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney give terrific performances in the strange but true HBO film, “Bad Education.” Jackman plays a popular Long Island school superintendent who was...

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