THE NICE GUYS (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated R (for violence, sexuality, nudity, strong language, and brief drug use) Released: May 20, 2016 Runtime: 116 minutes Director: Shane Black Starring: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Margaret Qualley, Yaya DaCosta, Kim Basinger, Matt Bomer, Keith David, Beau Knapp Writer/Director Shane Black is sort of the Shakespeare of Buddy Action [...]

The DC Universe Finally Gets Its Guru(s), And It’s Not Zack Snyder

The fallout from Batman V Superman continues. But perhaps for the first time, it's in a direction that's proactive and not reactive, and will bring order to its galaxy (to coin a term from another franchise). The biggest strength and advantage that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has had over DC's is an authoritative executive voice, one that steered [...]

GHOSTBUSTERS Reboot Trailer #2 Ain’t Afraid Of “No” Votes (VIDEO)

Hopefully this will scare off the haters. Recently, the first trailer for the new Ghostbusters reboot garnered the infamous distinction of being the most disliked movie trailer in YouTube history, receiving the most "thumbs down" votes ever by a sizable margin. This caused a lot of consternation and unnecessary concerns, which is a bit maddening (I mean, come [...]

Coolest Marvel Cast Ever? Killer Trio Assembling For BLACK PANTHER

I'm no Marvel fan, but wow, this cast is looking legit. Following the electric buzz surrounding actor Chadwick Boseman's debut as Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War, the cast for that character's first stand alone entry is starting to take shape - including the possible villain. Already in discussions (but not confirmed) is Oscar-winner Lupita [...]

First Teaser For Ben Affleck Thriller THE ACCOUNTANT (VIDEO)

Good Wolff Hunting? But as an assassin. That's a quippy but basically-accurate nutshell of The Accountant (at least based on its debut trailer - see below), the new thriller starring Ben Affleck that opens this fall. Plus, in an added layer to Affleck's math savant character Christian Wolff: he appears to be somewhere on the spectrum. Assuming that's [...]

SING STREET (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including strong language, some bullying behavior, a brief sexually suggestive image, drug material, and teen smoking Released: April 15, 2016
 limited; May 13 expands Runtime: 106 minutes Director: John Carney Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Jack Reynor, Mark McKenna, Ian Kenny, Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy Sing Street [...]