Final READY PLAYER ONE Trailer Rides Wave Of First Raves (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=rjLVCpE3kuw Following a surprise premiere at the South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin, TX, Warner Bros. has released a bonus trailer for Ready Player One just two weeks before its global debut. Initial reactions to Steven Spielberg's return to blockbuster spectacle were mostly raves, some gushing, with only a few detractors. Take one guess [...]

Albus Joins Newt In First FANTASTIC BEASTS 2 Trailer (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=116&v=5sEaYB4rLFQ That Dumbledore is all suave and whatnot. Such is the unsurprising takeaway from the first trailer for the Harry Potter prequel sequel Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Moving from 1920s New York to Paris (by way of a stop at Hogwarts), Eddie Redmayne's Newt Scamander is joined by Jude Law's young Dumbledore in [...]

A WRINKLE IN TIME (Movie Review)

**1/2 out of **** Rated PG (for thematic elements and some peril) Released:  March 9, 2018 Runtime: 109 minutes Director: Ava DuVernay Starring: Storm Reid, Chris Pine, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zach Galifianakis, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe, Michael Peña, André Holland Conventional wisdom holds that novels are better than their movie adaptations, and that’s [...]

THE BREADWINNER (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated PG-13 (for thematic material including some violent images) Released: November 17, 2017 limited; on Netflix February 2018 Runtime: 94 minutes Directed by: Nora Twomey Starring (the voices of): Saara Chaudry, Ali Badshah, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus, Laara Sadiq, Kawa Ada My review of The Breadwinner, for The Tulsa Voice. A recent Academy Award [...]

Pooh Pops In On Grown-Up CHRISTOPHER ROBIN In First Disney Teaser (VIDEO/POSTER)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=69&v=425M4M3Opkk Christopher Robin is all grown up and lost his way. Oh bother. But being in the big city far away from the Hundred Acre Wood won't keep Winnie the Pooh from tracking him down. The cuddly golden bear shows up to remind his old friend of what's most important in life: family, not work. [...]

Oscar Winner For Live Action Short Is A Moving, Must-See Portrait: Full Film Here (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09M3C4VD1Fg Don’t get sidetracked by the confusing, too-clever-for-its-own-good title. The winner of the 2017 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short is a deeply moving human portrait. (Watch the full 40-minute movie above.) Mindy Alper is a 56-year-old woman who has suffered from phobias her entire life. As a child, depression, anxiety, and social triggers were compounded by [...]

First Trailer Teases Return Of MARY POPPINS (VIDEO/POSTER)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzcaR1N0pTI Poppins popped into the Oscars last night. Disney-owned ABC gave a tease for the upcoming musical sequel to the Academy Award winning classic from 1964, but not the full teaser trailer; that debuted online (and can be seen above). Emily Blunt takes over for Julie Andrews as the magical nanny who revisits the now [...]