Review: Into the Labyrinth
Into the Labyrinth.
If thrillers are meant to hook and stir the audience through mood, tension, fear and uncertainty, then “Into the Labyrinth” is a legitimate thriller. Its subject matter and plot generate an unrelenting sense of darkness, sadness and consternation, while its imagery, rich and defined, creates an atmosphere that’s both dreadful and beauteous.
Review: The Trial of the Chicago 7
The Trial of the Chicago 7.
The proceedings depicted in “The Trial of the Chicago 7” did not end the debate over peaceful protest in the United States.

The Amazing Race Recap
Hi, Phil.
Somehow, The Amazing Race has returned with a new season.
Review: The Opening Act
The Opening Act
You could make a documentary about modern stand-up comedy and it wouldn’t have half the truth of “The Opening Act.”
#1 Movie in America
The Nun
“The Nun” is the second highest-grossing film in the “Conjuring” series, but it didn’t really earn that title on its merits.
October Forecast
The Witches
Nutty children's horror classic Hocus Pocus is poised to dominate the box office for the month of October...
Review: The 40-Year-Old Version
The 40-Year-Old Version
In a blistering rap that serves as the climax of “The 40-Year-Old Version,” multiple phrases are invoked under the acronym “F.Y.O.V.”
Review: Possessor
Here’s a recurring critical dilemma: How to recommend a film that is undoubtedly very good but intentionally difficult to watch.
#1 Movie in America
Halloween II
I have ominous news for “Halloween Kills,” the forthcoming sequel to 2018’s revival of “Halloween.” There is a curse.
Movie Review: Broken Mirrors
Broken Mirrors
It’s a simple fact of life that parents and children, particularly adolescent children, don’t always see eye to eye.
Review: Death of Me
Death of Me
Maggie Q keeps getting into serious vacation trouble.
Review: The Boys in the Band
The Boys in the Band
On its face, the life cycle of the enormously significant play “The Boys in the Band” may seem a bit rote.
#1 Movie in America
“Staying Alive” is the sequel to “Saturday Night Fever.”

Sort of. Kinda.
The Big Picture
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October 23, 2020
Career notes, awards, recent and upcoming movies.

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Ian McShane
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To what song does Groot dance during the opening credits of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2?

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Top 5 Movie Dentists
  1. Steve Martin (Little Shop of Horrors/1986)
  2. Hermey (Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer)
  3. Eugene Levy (Waiting for Guffman)
  4. The Dentist (Finding Nemo)
  5. Campbell Scott (The Secret Lives of Dentists)
This Date in Film History

Walt Disney's animated feature film Dumbo is released.


Godfather II begins production.

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