DIANE (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Not Rated (contains R-rated language and references to drug use) Released: March 29, 2019 limited; April 12 expands Runtime: 95 minutes Directed by: Kent Jones Starring: Mary Kay Place, Jake Lacy, Andrea Martin, Estelle Parsons, Deirde O'Connell, Phyllis Somerville, Celia Keenan-Bolger My review of Diane, for The Tulsa Voice. This narrative debut from documentarian [...]

Latest ENDGAME Ad Should Come With Huge SPOILER Alert (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=29&v=v0bClKEy1HA Perhaps the biggest mystery of Avengers: Endgame is answered in this new 30-second TV Spot: how do the dusted "dead" come back? Notice that I asked "how", not "if", because clearly "if" was never in the cards no matter how close those cards may have been held by Marvel. Well, until now. With this [...]

HOBBS & SHAW Trailer Reinvigorates FURIOUS Franchise (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZ7PAyCDwEg As successful franchises go, The Fast & the Furious films are second to few over the past twenty years (perhaps only to Star Wars and the MCU). The series' relentless combination of action and humor -- and on a scale of seemingless endless choreographic invention -- makes for the kind high voltage entertainmet that people (understandably) [...]

New Netflix Viewing Data Is Bogus, Even If It’s True. Here’s Why. (ANALYSIS)

Netlix is hurting its own argument for its business model, not helping it. The streaming behemoth has released viewing numbers for its recent original movie offerings. IMPORTANT NOTE: these numbers are by their tally, not that of an independent arbiter like Nielsen ratings (which is what every other network submits to). According to Netflix (and [...]

“We Need Heroes.” Latest ENDGAME Trailer Is A Nostalgia Reel (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jNvJU52LvU Marvel Studios continues its MCU clip-reel marketing blitz with their latest trailer for Avengers: Endgame. This time, they literally check off the major film titles from the decade-long saga, showing key moments from each. A few snippets of the actual new movie are in there as well, but Marvel is smart: they don't need spoiler footage [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 20 – SHAZAM!, US, and PET SEMATARY (PODCAST)

Episode 20 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema http://thebadandthebeautiful.libsyn.com/the-bad-and-the-beautiful-episode-20 Shazam!, @ 1:05 Us, @ 14:47 Pet Sematary, @ 25:31 Upcoming / Outro / Contact Info, @ 33:42 On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and Jeff talk super heroes and buried horrors. You can download it on iTunes or [...]

Complete Panel Discussion For STAR WARS EPISODE IX (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1w0g0Oq8flM Stephen Colbert hosts the panel discussion for Star Wars: Episode IX, held on April 12, 2019, at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago. It includes director J. J. Abrams, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy, and nearly the entire lead cast, capped off with the debut (and crowd reaction to) the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: [...]

STAR WARS Episode IX Teaser, Title, Poster & More – Reaction (VIDEO / IMAGE)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adzYW5DZoWs "This is an adventure that the group goes on together." - J. J. Abrams The Last Jedi may have split everyone up, but The Rise of Skywalker brings them back together. That title, revealed for the first time at the end of the debut of the Episode IX teaser, brought an eruption of applause from the [...]