Monthly Archives: July 2021

Evil Under The Sun

Famous for his twists, M. Night Shyamalan gives audiences a slow turn (and burn) in his new film “Old.” While competent, it doesn’t connect as well as it should. By prioritizing the plight of too many people, their strange situation trumps your caring about the characters. Ultimately, “Old” has all the excitement of watching a butterfly in a killing jar and wondering if it’ll get out.

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Kiss of the Spider Woman

Overblown action sequences and a silly storyline are standard fare for comic book movies; “Black Widow” is no exception. Having grown up watching the ‘60’s “Batman” TV show, I wasn’t fazed. What came off as slightly campy to me was solidly sold by its stars-the cast makes “Black Widow” move at a better pace than it deserves.

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