Blinded by the Light
Blinded by the Light, at its very best, captures the experience of being a fan, the pure exhilaration of it, and the sense of your…
Cal Naughton, Jr. and Ricky Bobby drink beers and talk about peanut butter and ladies.
I've got reviews of four new releases on RogerEbert.com this week, and all the movies are actually pretty good (or even better) for a change!
"The Descent" -- the scariest and most cinematically adept horror-thriller in years. (Don't look it up, don't watch the TV spots or the trailer -- just go. Now. Read reviews later.)
"Little Miss Sunshine" -- Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Alan Arkin. What more do you need to know? (Except, maybe, why they'd open a comedy with Carrell and Kinnear opposite a Will Ferrell comedy, in which Carrell was also offered a role but had to pass for scheduling reasons.)
"The Night Listener" -- a Hitchockian thriller, based on a novel by Armistead Maupin, also starring Toni Collette, and a performance by Robin Williams that is not only watchable but relatively nuanced. Who'da thunk it?
A review of Netflix's new martial arts series Wu Assassins, which premiere on August 8.
A review of Amazon's new anti-superhero series The Boys, which premieres on July 26.
A review of the new Netflix sci-fi show starring Katee Sackhoff, Justin Chatwin, and Selma Blair.
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