Tag - Netflix

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: “Sight” (PG-13), “The Garfield Movie” (PG), “Atlas” (PG), “The Blue Angels” (G)

"Sight" tells the remarkable true story of Dr. Ming Wang. Terry Chen plays Dr. Wang, an immigrant to the US who developed groundbreaking eye surgery techniques. It spotlights his personal struggles as a youth in China and the tragedies that propelled his determination. The filmmaking may be sluggish and uninspired,...

Freeze Frame: “IF” (PG), “I Saw the TV Glow” (R), “Thelma the Unicorn” (PG), “Aisha” (Not rated)

If being sentimental, sweet-natured, and family-friendly is a crime, then "IF" is guilty on all counts. Filmmaker John Krasinski's fantasy about a young girl who can see other people's imaginary friends is certainly corny and saddled with a score that pounds the emotional moments like a sledgehammer. But Ryan Reynolds...

Freeze Frame: “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” (PG-13), “The Last Stop in Yuma County” (R), “Mother of the Bride” (TV-PG). “Dark Matter” (TV-MA)

When they decided to reboot the "Planet of the Apes" franchise in 2011, eyes rolled. But the refreshed franchise turned out to be a winner. The fourth entry, "Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes," is a rousing, eye-popping and intelligent sci-fi thriller that can stand on its own even...

Take Two: “A Man in Full” (R)

Tom Wolf's controversial 1998 novel gets the Netflix mini-series treatment from writer David E. Kelly ("Ally McBeal") and directors Regina King ("One Night in Miami") and Thomas Schlamme ("The West Wing"). Jeff Daniels ("The Newsroom"), Diane Lane ("Feud: Capote vs. The Swans") and Aml Ameen ("The Maze Runner") lead the...

Freeze Frame: “The Fall Guy” (PG-13), “Jeanne du Barry” (Not rated), “Unfrosted” (PG-13), “The Idea of You” (R)

Ryan Gosling is on a roll. His latest movie, "The Fall Guy" is a cheeky big screen adaptation of the 1980s TV series that starred Lee Majors. Gosling plays a movie stuntman who takes a gig on a film directed by his ex-girlfriend, played by Emily Blunt. Director David Leitch...