There’s more than one in The Good Liar

Oh, those lonely seniors. They sit there on a London matchmaking site, typing in their sly little fibs to score another in a series of lunch dates. Hopeful for more. Always hopeful for more. Then something happens between these two, and a reckoning begins. Both admit the online names were false. To protect themselves, you…

The Fate of the Furious is to keep our eyes popping, still

When a movie franchise reaches installment eight, fans are going to the theater either out of habit, fierce loyalty or morbid curiosity. Maybe even some fearful combination of all of the above. Have no fear, lovers of the whiz-bang that started way back in 2001 with The Fast and the Furious. Vin Diesel as the…

Behold Trumbo and his superhero power of … Writing!

Behold the newest member of the Marvel Universe. He wears big glasses and a bushy mustache not as a disguise but as part of his everyday Hollywood attire. Trumbo slays the evil empire by … Wait. I’m mixing studios and genres here, obviously. But director Jay Roach certainly took John McNamara’s script based on Bruce…

Yes, another good food film, ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’

A lot can happen in 100 feet. Just look at the characters in “The Hundred-Foot Journey.” Thanks to great acting by Helen Mirren and Om Puri, and very good acting by Manish Dayal and Charlotte Le Bon, food movie fans can see good taste, tension, customs, passion, cultures, relations, recipes, Michelin stars and love. It’s…