None of which stopped people from claiming that the movie is softcore porn (it isn’t), and that Netflix’s marketing scheme was an absolutely boneheaded, wrong-footed, self-defeating move (guilty as charged). Petitions were circulated, right-wing pundits weighed in, Ted Sarandos issued a mea culpa and Doucouré received death threats. Suddenly, a sensitive coming-of-age movie became a culture-war target. And anyone who caught Cuties at a festival, or who bothers to stream it on Netflix starting today, can attest to the supreme irony here. It’s a portrait of girls that decries how sexuality is force-fed to them and/or viewed as the only way to foster self-esteem at far too young an age. It is the polar opposite of what it’s accused of being. … [Read more...] about ‘Cuties’ Review: A Coming-of-Age Movie Caught in the Culture Wars
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The National Board of Review said Wednesday that it will unveil its 2020 honorees on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, almost two months later than usual as the film-awards season has shifted owing to the coronavirus pandemic. The NBR is traditionally among the first critics groups to weigh in with their awards picks. … [Read more...] about National Board Of Review Sets Date To Reveal Its 2020 Winners
Aravind 2 - Movie Review The illogical scenes continues to crawl in the second half too. The movie turns dragging and its slow paced narration bores you at times. Even the climax fails to impress the viewers, who are sure to walk out of the theatre with a heavy heart. The editor could have trimmed its length to make it crispy. … [Read more...] about Aravind 2 – Movie Review
RELATED: People V. O.J. Simpson Shocks Audiences with This Very Bad Swear Word "He must be posted up at the payphone in jail right now. It's like everybody keeps giving a quote that he said. He hasn't seen the show, but 'Cuba's portrayal I feel indifferent about'?" In that statement, Cuba Gooding Jr. is referencing a direct quote he heard from O.J. The actor was less than thrilled with this particular assessment from the former pro-athlete. He went on to ponder what exactly Simpson is trying to say about the FX drama, and doesn't believe that he hasn't seen the show yet. … [Read more...] about What Does Cuba Gooding Jr. Think of O.J. Simpson’s American Crime Story Review?
“Nobody Gets Me (Like You)” serves as the first taste of the group’s upcoming six-song EP Remote, a collection entirely recorded while they all quarantined due to the Covid-19 pandemic. While they worked with Rechtshaid on the single, the rest of the EP was produced by the band with Sachi DiSerafino and John DeBold. Minnette tells RS that the original idea was to curate and record a mixtape with all the demos and ideas they had been putting together since the release of their debut album Nothing Happens. … [Read more...] about Wallows Announce ‘Remote’ EP, Finally Attend Schaefer’s Party in New Video