Bill Wine's Movie Review

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September 23, 2018 - 12:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new attraction captured the top spot at multiplex box offices over the weekend. The family fantasy, 'The House with a Clock in Its Walls,' starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, earned an estimated $27 million on its debut weekend. The film follows a young boy who...
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Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde arrives at A1mazon Studios' "Life Itself" Los Angeles Premiere held at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in Los Angeles, CA.
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September 21, 2018 - 7:44 am
By Bill Wine PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you title your movie "Life Itself," as the producers of this one do, you're both issuing a challenge to the film itself and making a promise to the audience. So the immediate question is: Does this romantic drama about love and loss among several...
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"The Predator"
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September 16, 2018 - 1:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — "The Predator" devoured the competition to earn the top-selling spot during this September weekend. The latest installment of the sci-fi thriller series earned an estimated $24 million on its debut weekend for a solid first-place finish at the box office. "The...
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The Predator
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September 13, 2018 - 3:15 am
By Bill Wine PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Predator franchise kicked off in 1987 with Arnold Schwarzenegger as the headliner of this popular series of horror/sci-fi thrillers. Now here we sit three decades later, with sequels Predator 2 and Predators behind us, and the franchise surfaces...
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Taissa Farmiga at "The Nun" Los Angeles Premiere held at TCL Chinese Theatre, Sept. 4, 2018.
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September 09, 2018 - 2:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hoping to make a habit of it, the producers of "The Nun" scored a first-place finish during the supernatural horror thriller's debut weekend, taking in nearly $54 million. The success of "The Nun" ended a string of three straight first-place finishes for the hit...
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Hollywood, California - Jennifer Garner. Jennifer Garner Honored with Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame. Photo Credit: Faye Sadou/AdMedia/Sipa USA
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September 07, 2018 - 6:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — French director Pierre Morel gave Liam Neeson's image a major makeover in 2008. And he's attempting something similar with Jennifer Garner's persona, banking on us being "Taken" with the revenge thriller, "Peppermint." Pity that this star vehicle for Garner is such an...
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"Crazy Rich Asians"
Warner Bros. Pictures
September 02, 2018 - 8:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Those crazy rich Asians remain on top for another week. The romantic comedy, "Crazy Rich Asians," placed first at the box office for its third weekend in a row, earning an estimated $22 million on its third weekend of release. The holdover, "The Meg," starring Jason...
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Ben Kingsley
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August 28, 2018 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Think of him as the other Adolf — the one who did not kill himself. While Adolf Hitler took his own life rather than be captured — as did Joseph Goebbels and Heinrich Himmler — Adolf Eichmann, one of the monstrous Nazi architects of the Final Solution, played in "...
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"Crazy Rich Asians"
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August 19, 2018 - 3:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters this weekend, surpassing industry expectations and beating out action-packed fare like "Mile 22." Warner Bros. estimates that the film earned $25.2 million over the weekend...
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"Crazy Rich Asians"
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August 15, 2018 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Hollywood movie with an all-Asian ensemble is such a rare occurrence, it seems like an optical illusion. Literally. Such is the context for "Crazy Rich Asians," which renders the glitzy romantic comedy easy to root for but difficult to embrace. Constance Wu, of ABC'...
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