HAN SOLO Directors Fired: It Was The Right Call (ANALYSIS)

A million voices crying out in terror, but hardly silenced. Padawans across the Twitterverse fear something terrible has happened. Five months into production of the (as yet untitled) Young Han Solo movie, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has fired its directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. The film's release date of May 25, 2018 remains unchanged, for now. [...]

PTSD Drama THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE Trailer Explores Battle At Home (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50LQGcb5knE The #1 movie at the 2014 box office was, surprisingly, American Sniper, the Clint Eastwood/Bradley Cooper war drama about one Navy SEAL's tours in Iraq and his battle with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) back home. Now, the screenwriter of that film, Jason Hall, makes his directorial debut with Thank You For Your Service. It covers [...]

THE BOOK OF HENRY (Movie Review)

* out of **** Rated PG-13 (for thematic elements and brief strong language) Released: June 16, 2017 Runtime: 105 minutes Director: Colin Trevorrow Starring:  Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, Jacob Tremblay, Dean Norris, Sarah Silverman, Lee Pace, Maddie Ziegler, Bobby Moynihan Colin Trevorrow’s powers of persuasion are infinitely greater than his powers of storytelling, because it [...]

PARIS CAN WAIT (Movie Review)

**1/2 out of **** Rated PG (for thematic elements, smoking, and some language) Released:  May 12, 2017 NY/LA; June 16, 2017 wide Runtime: 92 minutes Director: Eleanor Coppola Starring: Diane Lane, Arnaud Viard, Alec Baldwin, Élodie Navarre (Laura Karpman) Leave the movie, eat some cannoli. At the spry age of 81, Eleanor Coppola – wife of Francis Ford [...]

Oscar-Winning Director Tackles 1967 Riots In DETROIT Trailer (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv74LqiumXE Restaging events, in some cases, as exact replications of archival footage, Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty) takes on the tone of a gritty crime thriller in Detroit.  The latest film from the only female to win a Best Director Academy Award dramatizes the five days of riots in 1967 [...]

New SPIDER-MAN Music Is Here, In Michael Giacchino’s HOMECOMING Suite (AUDIO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b07a_oGHAvY The webs won't spin until they have a theme to guide them. Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino, who's become the John Williams of our time as a go-to maestro for blockbusters (just check his IMDb list), is onboard for the Marvel hero's reboot in Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Sony Classical Music has just released this First Listen Suite [...]

CARS 3 (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Rated G (for all audiences) Released:  June 16, 2017 Runtime: 109 minutes Director: Brian Fee Starring: Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Larry the Cable Guy, Bonnie Hunt, Armie Hammer, Nathan Fillion, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, John Ratzenberger Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K. Proceeds from purchases made through these links go to [...]

Oh, Bother With This Sentimental First Trailer For GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsAlKzokl-8 Finding the Hundred Acre Wood? That's definitely the vibe here in the first trailer for Goodbye Christopher Robin, the story of how the son of A.A. Milne inspired the author to imagine and write the tales of Winnie-the-Pooh. From director Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn, Woman In Gold), this definitely takes the warm-hearted [...]

Trailer For BRIGSBY BEAR Teases Strange, Dystopian Dramedy From SNL’s Kyle Mooney (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6pBqWvZAXE Of the current cast on Saturday Night Live, Kyle Mooney has the strangest sense of humor. Now with frequent SNL video short director Dave McCary, Mooney gives us Brigsby Bear, a movie he scripted and stars in about a young adult named James who's been raised in captivity. Told by his parents (who are really his [...]

This Bull Is A Lover, Not A Fighter, In New FERDINAND Trailer & Character Profiles (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBXVM7oUPVk This is the taming, not the running, of the bull. Based on an old children's story about a bull who prefers flowers to fighting, Ferdinand is the latest animated feature from Blue Sky Studios (the Ice Age, Rio, and Peanuts movies). 20th Century Fox has released its latest trailer (above) for the family-friendly film, [...]