LIFE (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Rated R (for strong language throughout, some sci-fi violence and terror) Released:  March 24, 2017 Runtime: 103 minutes Director: Daniel Espinosa Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, Hiroyuki Sanada, Olga Dihovichnaya, Ariyon Bakare Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy on 4K, Blu-ray, and DVD. Proceeds from purchases made through these links go to support this blog. [...]

Spider-Man’s Just Chillin’ In First Poster for HOMECOMING (IMAGES)

Okay, this Spider-Man is a teenager. The first one sheet poster for Spider-Man: Homecoming has been unveiled (below), and it's decidedly different from the previous action-centric posters of past Spider-Man movies, ones that also suggested a darker, edgier tone. Not this one. Looking more like something straight out of an actual Spider-Man comic, the young webslinger (played by Tom Holland) [...]

Gru Meets Secret Twin In Latest DESPICABLE ME 3 Trailer (VIDEO) More Minions. More Gru. And now there's Dru, too. It's a family affair in the second trailer for Despicable Me 3, starring the voices of Steve Carrell (as both Gru and Dru), Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, and Miranda Cosgrove. DM3, another likely surefire hit from Illumination Entertainment, opens this summer for the long 4th of July weekend on June 30, 2017.

POWER RANGERS (Movie Review)

** out of ****  Rated PG-13 
 (for sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, language, and for some crude humor)
  Released: March 24, 2017 
 Runtime: 124 minutes
  Director: Dean Israelite
  Starring: Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G. Elizabeth Banks, Bill Hader, Bryan Cranston Too edgy for kids, too silly for teens, [...]

THE SALESMAN (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated PG-13 (for mature thematic elements, language, and a brief bloody image)  Released: January 27, 2017 limited; expands March 24 Runtime: 125 minutes Directed by: Asghar Farhadi Starring: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi, Farid Sajjadi Hosseini, Mina Sadati, Maral Bani Adam, Mehdi Kooshki My review of The Salesman, for The Tulsa Voice. This intense Iranian domestic drama recently won the 2016 Academy Award for [...]

First Trailer For DreamWorks’ CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS Movie (VIDEO/IMAGE) A perfect marriage of material and studio, the silly antics of the popular kids book series "Captain Underpants" fits DreamWorks Animation's cartoonish brand like a snug pair of boxer briefs. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie - starring the voices of Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Jordan Peele, Kristen Schaal, Thomas Middleditch, and Nick Kroll as the evil Professor Poopypants - flies into multiplexes this summer right after school's out: June 2, [...]


What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? Not Rated (a PG-13 equivalent) (for terrifying situations involving physical and psychological abuse) Released: October 31, 1962 Runtime: 134 minutes Director:  Robert Aldrich Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Maidie Norman, Anna Lee Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy on Blu-ray and DVD. Proceeds from purchases made through these links go to support this blog. [...]