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Interview: Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero have a new movie, and it’s serious this time

Interview: Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero have a new movie, and it’s serious this time

Tell people there’s a new movie starring The Room’s Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero.Assuming they’re fans of "the greatest bad movie ever made," or at least familiar with The Disaster Artist, you’ll have their full attention. Then comes the inevitable ...
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Alicia Vikander is too good for an uninspiring Tomb Raider

Alicia Vikander is too good for an uninspiring Tomb Raider

Before we never hear from him again, and almost certainly we won’t after Tomb Raider, let’s hail the name Roar Uthaug.Just the name. Not his movie.Has there ever been a more perfect name for an action movie director than Roar? It’s like a ’80s rock s...
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What’s on screen this week: Gasparilla Film Festival, ‘Tomb Raider,’ ‘Love, Simon’

What’s on screen this week: Gasparilla Film Festival, ‘Tomb Raider,’ ‘Love, Simon’

Two staples of Tampa Bay’s cinema scene are joining forces with a combined 34 years of audience participation.The 12th annual Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla International Film Festival is now featuring the 22nd annual Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival...
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Giancarlo Esposito, Eric Stoltz and Tommy Wiseau to appear at growing Gasparilla film fest in Tampa

Giancarlo Esposito, Eric Stoltz and Tommy Wiseau to appear at growing Gasparilla film fest in Tampa

Two of Tampa Bay’s longest running cinema showcases are teaming up, celebrities are showing up and the movie slate is looking up.Those are takeaways from Thursday’s lineup release by the 12th annual Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla International Film...
Updated: 2 months ago
‘A Wrinkle in Time’ brings diversity to fantasy, but is still pretty dull

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ brings diversity to fantasy, but is still pretty dull

A Wrinkle in Time arrives on gossamer wings with cult of Oprah uplift, far less magical than believing itself to be.The rabbit was pulled early from Disney’s hat when Ava DuVernay was hired to direct, the first African-American woman given a $100-plu...
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‘The Room’ stars Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sesteros to appear at Gasparilla film fest

‘The Room’ stars Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sesteros to appear at Gasparilla film fest

Get your footballs and plastic spoons ready, Tampa. Why, Lisa, why? Because Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero, stars of the cult classic The Room, are coming to town for the Gasparilla International Film Festival. The pair, portrayed by James and Dave...
Updated: 2 months ago
Man arrested, accused of stealing Frances McDormand’s Oscar trophy

Man arrested, accused of stealing Frances McDormand’s Oscar trophy

LOS ANGELES — A man was arrested and is accused of stealing Frances McDormand’s Oscars trophy after the Academy Awards on Sunday night, Los Angeles police said.Terry Bryant, 47, was arrested on suspicion of felony grand theft, said Officer Rosario He...
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Persall: Oscars try to move forward in the era of Times Up

Persall: Oscars try to move forward in the era of Times Up

The Shape of Water and the voices of women dominated the 90th annual Academy Awards, capping an awards season marred by career-ending revelations of sexual misconduct in Hollywood.Guillermo del Toro’s horror romance claimed four Oscars for best pictu...
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See Rose Marie documentary ‘Wait for Your Laugh’ at Tampa Theatre

See Rose Marie documentary ‘Wait for Your Laugh’ at Tampa Theatre

INDIE FLICKS: WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGHTampa Theatre celebrates International Women’s Day all week with two movies about fantastic women, one a real-life trailblazer and the other a fictional Oscar winner.Wait for Your Laugh (PG-13) is a sweet documentary ...
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Cheat sheet: Place your Oscar bets with our movie critic’s picks

Cheat sheet: Place your Oscar bets with our movie critic’s picks

Last year’s Academy Awards envelope fiasco gave Moonlight the win and continued a best picture trend that The Shape of Water is bucking Sunday night.Only one best picture Oscar winner in the past five years led or tied in total nominations: Birdman o...
Updated: 2 months ago