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M. Night is back to daylight with an amusing allegory about aging. In theaters

John and Mary disagree about the new Netflix, Tarantino-like  thriller, Gunpowder Milkshake.

John and Mary banter around their disagreement about this Tarantino-like comic-thriller.


Jul 21, 2021

One of the best films and performances of the year.

John and Johnny discover a great classic now on Netflix.

Gunpowder Milkshake

Jul 19, 2021

An expertly-stylized Tarantino-like thriller with humor and humanity aplenty. Netfilx.

One of the best comedy thrillers ever is now streaming, for instance on Netflix and Prime.

A fascinating biography of arguably the most celebrated chef of this century.

It's Movie Time July 16, '21 Black Widow

Jul 15, 2021

John/Wayne approve of Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow.

John/Wayne happily explore Black Widow.

Black Widow

Jul 14, 2021

It's fun to see two very sharp young women navigating successfully what was a man's world!

Preview of summer movies from about July 15,

Film discussion: Summer movies from July 15, '21

The Best of Enemies

Jul 8, 2021

Learn about an important civil-rights event and bathe in two fine performances.

Our critics are ambivalent about Amazon Prime's The Tomorrow War.

John and Jordan argue about the merits of the Prime blockbuster, The Tomorrow War.


Jul 3, 2021

A comic thriller showcasing Taylour Paige and Twitter. It's fun and furious.

For summer, another formulaic adventure, another light fiction, but entertaining nonetheless.

Midnight Run

Jul 1, 2021

Netflix brings back a true classic.

Midnight Run

Midnight Run is a superior comic thriller, whose greatness rests squarely on the shoulders of Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin. Their completely different characters are so complementary as to make an otherwise mediocre plot seem great. I picked up tossed off lines like a beggar scrounging for crumbs:

Jonathan Mardukas (Grodin): “Jack, you're a grown man. You're in control of your own words.”

John and Kevin have too much fun with the newest Fast and Furious--f9:The Fast Saga

John and Kevin have great joy discussing summer's action leader.

The Ice Road

Jun 29, 2021

Formulaic adventure saved largely by Liam Neeson.

Two Quiet Place films are not quiet about their success.

John and Johnny mash up The Quiet Places and In the Heights.

F9: The Fast Saga

Jun 26, 2021

Summer escapism at its Bondian best.

Listen on Friday: John and Mary are exuberant about this musical. Great summer fare.

John and Mary podcast about their favorite musical this year, In the Heights.

The Sparks Brothers

Jun 19, 2021

An exciting doc about one of the most creative bands you probably don't know. Director Edgar Wright will change all that for you.

In the Heights

Jun 18, 2021

An exuberant musical about neighborhood, family, and home.

It's Movie Time June 18, '21 Wrath & Nobody

Jun 17, 2021

John/Wayne discuss thriller heroes Jason Statham and Bob Odenkirk in Wrath of Man and Nobody.