Ralph Goes From Video Games To The Internet In WRECK-IT RALPH 2 Teaser (VIDEO/POSTER)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=DIBw9dSVKdU It's hard to believe it'll be six years by the time this sequel drops, but the belated return to this world will be a welcome one. The original Wreck-It Ralph was the first non-musical computer-animated feature from Walt Disney Animation to employ the best artistic and emotional virtues of then-new corporate cousin Pixar. Since [...]

ANNIHILATION (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated R (for strong violence, bloody images, strong language, and some sexuality) Released:  February 23, 2018 Runtime: 115 minutes Director: Alex Garland Starring: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, Oscar Isaac, Sonoya Mizuno, Benedict Wong Linda Holmes, host of the NPR podcast “Pop Culture Happy Hour”, tweeted this out [...]

2017 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS: DOCUMENTARY (Movie Review)

Released: February 23, 2017 Runtime: Program A (102 minutes); Program B (82 minutes) Program: Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts for 2017 (Parental Discretion advised) During every Oscar ceremony, there’s a stretch of categories with nominees that virtually no one has ever even heard of, let alone seen: the shorts. Divided into three competitive groups – Animated, Live Action, and Documentary [...]

Short Film THY KINGDOM COME: Sequel To Malick Movie (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTmYWk7kerU Here's the sequel to Terrence Malick's To the Wonder that we never knew we needed. Kind of. Thy Kingdom Come is a 43-minute short film premiering this March at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, TX. Directed by Euguene Richards, a photojournalist for The New Yorker, it utilizes bonus footage that Malick [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 1 – BLACK PANTHER, Oscar Race, & More (PODCAST)

Episode 1 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema Welcome to the debut episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, a new film conversation podcast co-hosted by myself and Charles Elmore. You can download it on iTunes or stream it here. On this inaugural roundtable, Adam Chitwood (deputy editor, Collider.com) joins us to discuss the [...]

New Film Podcast THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Coming Soon (UPDATE)

I'm excited to announce a new podcasting venture that I'll be co-hosting and co-producing with Charles E. Elmore. It's called "The Bad and the Beautiful", and it's about to debut. A fellow member of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle, Charles has also produced the Tulsa-based film podcast Videodrone Tulsa and curated its website. Now, as we continue [...]