Tag - Woody Harrelson

Freeze Frame: “Elvis” (PG-13), “The Man from Toronto” (PG-13)

The life of rock n’ roll legend Elvis Presley gets an over-the-top, almost operatic treatment with Baz Luhrmann's phantasmagorical two-hour and forty-five-minute biopic, "Elvis," Tom Hanks plays his Svengali-like manager, Col. Tom Parker, narrating the story from his selfish, opportunistic perspective. Austin Butler is excellent as the naive but extraordinarily...

Freeze Frame: “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” (PG-13), “The Guilty” (R)

It’s certainly no surprise when a Marvel movie is a box office hit. But the 2018 action flick “Venom,” featuring a villain from the Spider-Man universe, was universally panned. It still drew big crowds anxious to see the deadly alien parasite’s origin story. But “Venom” was an uneasy and absurd...

Freeze Frame: “Queenpins” (R), “Kate” (R), “The Lost Leonardo” (PG-13)

The wacky comedy “Queenpins” is, oddly enough, based on a bizarre true story. Kristen Bell and Kirby Howell-Baptiste star as a couple of Phoenix women who made tens of millions of dollars by counterfeiting manufacturers’ coupons and selling them online. The filmmakers turn the story into an offbeat farce that...