Han & Chewie Bromance Drives Latest SOLO TV Ad (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=39&v=KUXd7p_vd3w Look, the more (not less) that commercials and trailers highlight Alden Ehrenreich's Han Solo performance, the better off Solo: A Star Wars Story is going to be. Why? Because the more familiar that fans are with his spin on the rogue smuggler before they enter the theater (rather than just Harrison Ford's iconic standard) the [...]

FOXTROT (Movie Review)

**** out of **** Rated R (for some sexual content including graphic images, strong language, and brief drug use) Released: December 8, 2017 New York; expands March and April 2018 Runtime: 108 minutes Directed by: Samuel Maoz Starring: Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Yonaton Shiray, Shira Haas My review of Foxtrot, for The Tulsa Voice. A recent Academy [...]

Domestic Comedy And Elastic Action In New INCREDIBLES 2 Trailer (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=i5qOzqD9Rms Pixar's new trailer for Incredibles 2 doesn't reveal too much more about the narrative than the original teaser did, but it does double down on more clips of what we know: Bob has gone from Mr. Incredible to Mr. Mom of the superhero Parr family, and Helen / Elastigirl is the go-to crimefighter, working [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 5 – ISLE OF DOGS, A QUIET PLACE, & More (PODCAST)

Episode 5 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema http://thebadandthebeautiful.libsyn.com/the-bad-and-the-beautiful-conversations-on-cinema-episode-05 Isle of Dogs, @ 0:50 Foxtrot, @ 26:15 Chappaquiddick, @ 30:30 A Quiet Place, @ 31:48 Outro/Preview, @ 56:15 It's twee and screams on this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful. You can download it on iTunes or stream Episode 5 above. E-mail [...]

New Official SOLO Trailer Expands On Debut Teaser (VIDEO/POSTER)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=jPEYpryMp2s It's about six weeks before Solo: A Star Wars Story lightspeeds into theaters, and the first "official" trailer finally lands (following the previous Super Bowl teaser). It does exactly what you'd expect, establishing the characters and story just a little bit more clearly than before (Woody Harrelson's Tobias Beckett appears to be the guy [...]

A QUIET PLACE (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Rated PG-13 (for terror and some bloody images) Released: April 6, 2018 Runtime: 90 minutes Directed by: John Krasinski Starring: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe Available to digitally rent or buy through Amazon Video or buy on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K. Proceeds from purchases made through these links go to support this blog. The best [...]

CHAPPAQUIDDICK (Movie Review)

**1/2 out of **** Rated PG-13 (for thematic material, disturbing images, some strong language, and historical smoking) Released: April 6, 2018 Runtime: 101 minutes Directed by: John Curran Starring: Jason Clarke, Ed Helms, Kate Mara, Clancy Brown, Olivia Thirlby, Bruce Dern, Jim Gaffigan, Taylor Nichols When a film broaches someone’s greatest shame, particularly that of an iconic [...]

No Longer Lost: First Trailer For Terry Gilliam’s DON QUIXOTE Passion Project (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkRo5l8679g Well that only took 20 years. In possibly the most infamous film production disaster of all time, director Terry Gilliam (The Fisher King, 12 Monkeys, Brazil, and Monty Python alumnus) saw his Don Quixote passion project go up in flames while he was shooting it in the 1990s. As accounted for in the absolutely [...]