Key And Peele Reunite In Second TOY STORY 4 Teaser (VIDEO) Leave to Pixar to deliver, in stealth fashion, a reunion that many comedy fans have been longing for. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, a.k.a. the stars of the long-running sketch comedy series Key & Peele, are the voices of two new characters in Toy Story 4. One day after the first teaser for the [...]

First Trailer Is A Go For Live Action POKÉMON Movie (VIDEO/POSTER) "Deadpool for Kids" is basically what you get when Ryan Reynolds does the voice for Pikachu...and that's exactly what the first live-action Pokémon movie is offering up. POKÉMON Detective Pikachu plops a CGI version of that yellow fuzzy rodent into the real world, fueled by Reynolds' snarky sass dialed in for the entire family. The [...]

It’s A Kumbaya Moment In First TOY STORY 4 Teaser (VIDEO) No spoilers, just radar-pinging in this first brief teaser for Toy Story 4. Avoiding plot details entirely, the whole purpose of this promo quickie (well-timed to be tagged on the front of Ralph Wrecks The Internet) is to remind everyone that this is coming out next summer. That, and to introduce a new character: [...]

BEAUTIFUL BOY (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Rated R (for strong language, drug content throughout, and brief sexual material) Released: October 26, 2018 limited; November 9 expands Runtime: 120 minutes Directed by: Felix van Groeningen Starring: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Amy Ryan, Kaitlyn Dever, Christian Convery, Oakley Bull When an actors’ showcase collides with a filmmaker’s indulgences, [...]

New FANTASTIC BEASTS 2 Promo Connects GRINDELWALD to POTTER (VIDEO) Need some cliffs notes to connect the new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald to the original Harry Potter films? Yeah, me too. With a mythology this dense, it's hard for mortal muggles to maintain an encyclopedic recall of every detail, even some of the big ones. This new promo from Warner Bros. helps connect [...]

Paul Dano Drinks First Directorial Milkshake With WILDLIFE (INTERVIEW)

This is my interview (click here), for The Tulsa Voice, with actor-turned-director Paul Dano (There Will Be Blood, Swiss Army Man, Little Miss Sunshine) about the making of Wildlife, his first film as a writer/director. Co-written by his partner Zoe Kazan (an actress and writer of her own acclaim, including last year's The Big Sick, who I also had [...]

mid90s (Movie Review)

** out of **** Rated R (for pervasive strong language, drug and alcohol use, some violent behavior and disturbing images, and sexuality - all involving minors) Released: October 26, 2018 Runtime: 84 minutes Directed by: Jonah Hill Starring: Sunny Suljic, Na-kel Smith, Olan Prenatt, Gio Galicia, Ryder McLaughlin, Lucas Hedges, Katherine Waterston Nostalgia rings truer when [...]

New MARY POPPINS RETURNS Ad Finally Has Some Proper Nannying (VIDEO) Now this is the Mary Poppins that Mary Poppins fans have been waiting for. Amidst all the magic, adventure, and wonder -- which is what previous trailers for Mary Poppins Returns have focused on -- what has endeared the magical nanny to millions of fans (girls especially) for over five decades is her proper "spit [...]


Episode 13 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema First Man, @ 1:25 Venom, @ 20:38 The Old Man & the Gun, @ 30:20 A Star Is Born, @ 39:39 Outro, @ 01:05:49 On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and I launch into the 2018 Oscar Season with big [...]