Screener

Screener

Screener

Kurt Loder, perhaps best-known for his days at MTV News and his time as an editor for Rolling Stone, reviews movies in his usual blunt and witty manner. 

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'Halloween' and 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?' Michael Myers Comes Home Again, and Melissa McCarthy Plays It Straight Oct 19, 2018

The new "Halloween" is a welcome opportunity to forget all the nonsense we learned from the nine seq... Read More

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'First Man': Ryan Gosling in a Movie Flawed By Dubious Biographical Speculation Oct 12, 2018

There's a resonant moment toward the end of "First Man" in which American astronaut Neil Armstrong (... Read More

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'A Star Is Born' and 'Venom': Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga on Fire; Tom Hardy: Space Case Oct 05, 2018

The plot remains as syrupy as it was in the three previous iterations of this story (1937, with Jane... Read More

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'A Simple Favor' and 'The Predator': Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick in a Twisted Murder Mystery, and the Latest Return of a Familiar Space Case Sep 14, 2018

SCREENER BY KURT LODER FOR RELEASE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 'A Simple Favor' and 'The Predator'... Read More