writer: Steve Antin

Proud Mary

January 12, 2018
Proud Mary promises a lot, even from the first shots, but executes very little. The fusion of sounds and images with a bit of cold-blooded edge to the film's prologue suggest a solid throwback picture, reminiscent of blaxploitation cinema of the 1970s. Sadly, even in the first five minutes of the [...]


November 24, 2010
Music, dancing and singing make up much of this film about a burlesque club owned by a woman named Tess. "Burlesque" is a lot like the shows that one would see in Las Vegas. Filled with scantly dress dancers and amazing singers, it is a big production that holds a touch of class with sexual [...]