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THE NEXT THREE DAYS ***½ This 2010 Netflix film provides a couple of hours of escapism with an A list of stars and an exciting if implausible plot. Elizabeth Banks plays the mother … more
SUPERNOVA *** (Don) ***½ (Joyce) This poignant tale about early onset dementia has two great performances by Colin Firth as Sam and Stanley Tucci as Tusker, two aging men who have … more
NAVIGATING NETFLIX There are no new movies at the only two movie theaters open in Rhode Island. Half the movies at Showcase are streaming on TV at a cost below what you would pay at the box office ("e;One Night in Miami,"e; for example). Like many others, we more
On Netflix LILYHAMMER Seasons 2 and 3 continue the story of the NYC mobster who becomes a leading citizen in a Norwegian town. The stories get darker and darker, and unfortunately a bit too much quirkier and kinkier. The language, violence and sex reach more
On Netflix RECTIFY **** Michael O'Neil plays Daniel Holden, a death row inmate who was accused of rape and murder at the age of 18, and is released on a technicality after 19 years. The four-season 2013 show, originally seen on the Sundance Channel, is a more
At the Showcase NEWS OF THE WORLD **** Moving Western tale Tom Hanks stars as Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, a Texan who travels from small town to small town a few years after the Civil War to bring "e;The News of the World"e; to the townsfolk (hence the more
BLACK BOTTOM**** Rhode Island’s own Viola Davis teams with the late Chadwick Boseman to bring August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” to the screen in this … more
THE PROM ***½ (Campy Broadway musical) In this Netflix film, Broadway veterans have a big flop with a musical about Eleanor Roosevelt. The show closes on opening night. They look … more
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