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“Cats” stands alone

April 15, 2020

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “Cats” two out of five Hairballs. At long last, your friendly neighborhood movie reviewer has finally watched “Cats” from start to finish.   Indeed, I had to take a long […]

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“Birds of Prey” never truly soars

February 14, 2020

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “Birds of Prey” three out of five egg sandwiches. As the next plunge into R-rated superhero films, “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn” contains […]

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“Doctor Sleep” shines decently

November 22, 2019

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “Doctor Sleep” three and half out of five shots of whiskey. “Doctor Sleep” is a thrilling — although campy — return to the devilish universe of “The Shining.” 40 […]

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“Ad Astra” is a future classic

September 26, 2019

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “Ad Astra” 5 out of 5 stars. Director James Gray’s cerebral, sublime and extraordinarily ambitious “Ad Astra” is the best science-fiction film since “Blade Runner 2049” and a refreshing […]

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The Losers’ Club returns to Derry

September 12, 2019

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “It: Chapter Two” 2 and a half out of 5 red balloons. The overlong and fascinating “It: Chapter Two” proves a passable sequel to the 2017 smash hit. Pennywise […]

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Top 5 Movie Trailers of all Time

September 6, 2019

#5: “A Clockwork Orange” — Official Trailer This psychedelic trailer for Stanley Kubrick’s “A Clockwork Orange,” featuring techno Beethoven, is downright incomprehensible, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FI1204n6GZw #4: “T2 Trainspotting” — […]