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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
CROODS: A NEW AGE *** (For the kids) NBC showed the original "Croods" movie just before the sequel opened at Warwick Showcase. The animation is good and the story is fine for the young ones. It is funny and has lots of adventure, plus a couple of good more
We took a break from going to the movies this week because, quite honestly, nothing appealed to us to take us from the comfort and safety of our home. We can report that the Rustic Drive-In is open, starting at 6:15 p.m. to meet the current curfew more
LET HIM GO **½ (Depressing melodrama) Diane Laine and Kevin Costner play grandparents who will go to extreme lengths to save their young grandson from the clutches of an evil … more
MARTIN EDEN *** (Italian melodrama) Adapted from a 1909 Jack London novel, this Italian melodrama is set in Italy and bares no resemblance to the only book I ever read by the American author, "e;The Call of the Wild."e; Luca Marinelli stars as the title more
While many people we have talked with are still reluctant to sit in a movie theatre, we have returned to the Warwick Showcase and the Avon for matinees, where there have only even a handful of patrons sitting, as people always have in movie theatres, at more
Ginsberg and Jenkins top our picks for this week "e;On the Basis of Sex,"e; a terrific movie about the life of Justice Ginsburg, is playing at the Warwick Showcase, while the equally terrific documentary "e;RBG"e; is being streamed on television. We highly more
INFIDEL ***½ (Religion based thriller) Movies based on actual people and events usually gain an additional half star from us, even if they appear to take poetic … more
Broken Hearts Gallery ** (possibly more for millennials) Romantic comedy We suffered through this quirky, modern, romantic comedy, set in the New York City art world, realizing that there is a big gap between us and the culture of today's millennials. more
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