My review of The 33 (click here), at Crosswalk.com, about the real-life story of the 2010 Chilean mine collapse and the heroes that emerged. **1/2 out of **** Rated PG-13 for a disaster sequence and some language Released: November 13, 2015 Runtime: 120 minutes Directed by: Patricia Riggen Starring: Antonio Banderas, Juliette Binoche, Gabriel Byrne, Lou Diamond Phillips, Rodrigo [...]
Harrison Ford has been showing up at fan conventions and on late night talk shows, but Entertainment Weekly has scooped what is the first at-length (and candid) discussion with Ford (click here) about reprising his role as Han Solo and returning to that galaxy far, far away.
The Episode VI snacks just keep on coming. Teasing their upcoming special issue for Star Wars: The Force Awakens (with 4 different collector covers - click here), Entertainment Weekly has published a slideshow of new images (click here) from the highly-anticipated blockbuster. Yeah, still no Luke, blah blah yada yada... Here are just a few of the [...]
*** out of **** Rated PG-13 for some intense violence, thematic elements, brief strong language, and brief partial nudity Released: October 23, 2015 limited; expands November 13 Runtime: 106 minutes Directed by: Sarah Gavron Starring: Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne-Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw, Meryl Streep Suffragette is an Honorable Mention on my Top Ten List for 2015 One [...]
***1/2 out of **** Rated R for strong violence, grisly images, and language Released: October 2, 2015 Runtime: 121 minutes Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Victor Garber, Jon Bernthal, Daniel Kaluuya, Maximiliano Hernández, Jeffrey Donovan Sicario is ranked #11 in the Honorable Mention section of my Top Ten List for 2015 Sicario is a procedural [...]
Pixar has just released the first preview for Finding Dory, the upcoming sequel to one of their most beloved titles (which is saying something) Finding Nemo. Starring the voices of Ellen Degeneres and Albert Brooks, Finding Dory splashes into theaters next summer on June 17, 2016.
New footage in the first 30-second ad for Star Wars: The Force Awakens…including a shot of Han Solo back on a snow planet.
*** out of **** Rated G for all audiences Released: November 6, 2015 Directed by: Steve Martino Runtime: 93 minutes The Peanuts Movie is an Honorable Mention on my Top Ten List for 2015 In an era of reboots where the common refrain is “That movie/tv show/book/other just ruined my childhood”, it’s heartening to see one that doesn't. All [...]
The first eight images of the new Harry Potter prequel have debuted. Entertainment Weekly posted exclusive photos from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the new Potterverse saga - based on the J.K. Rowling book - set in New York City 70 years before Harry's adventures. The screenplay was adapted by Rowling herself, and the film - the first [...]
Once again, Luke Skywalker is nowhere to be seen. One-sheet character posters have become marketing staples for the biggest Hollywood franchises, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens has finally dropped theirs. Four of the five - Han Solo, Kylo Ren, Rey, and Finn - show each character brandishing their weapon of choice, while Princess (Queen?) Leia is the only [...]