DARK PHOENIX Rises In New X-Sequel Trailer (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=146&v=1-q8C_c-nlM Jean Grey and the Disorder of the Phoenix. That Potter paraphrase is basically what we're in for with Dark Phoenix, the latest chapter in the X-Men franchise. The new film -- which underwent a reshoot overhaul and saw its release delayed for over a year -- takes a turn to focus squarely on Jean [...]

Force Strong In Saga-Expansive Trailer STAR WARS: ALWAYS (FILM FUN)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdoWJywrOuw If we're going to keep making new Star Wars movies, maybe Topher Grace should produce one of them. He certainly makes a case for it as co-editor of the best Star Wars fan edit I've ever seen. In five minutes, he and fellow editor Jeff Yorkes summarize the expanse of the 8-episode Skywalker saga [...]

THE 91ST ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS: Analysis & Full List of Winners (AWARDS 2018)

The biggest winner of the night? The Academy. (The list of actual winners can be seen at the bottom of this in-depth Oscar night analysis.) After a toxic awards season that was often completely outside of the Academy's control but was then further complicated by the Academy and its constant mishandling of how it was producing the [...]

My Predictions for THE 91st ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS (AWARDS 2018)

Below are my predictions for the 2018 Academy Awards, in all 24 categories. The list has some commentary in the major categories, along with simple “Will Win” predictions and “Should Win” opinions for all categories. I also have "Should've Been Nominated" choices for the top half of the nominees, and to make those choices truly credible I add which of [...]

Films of 2018 (Part 2): Nick Flora & I Complete Top 10s On The ALL TIME FAVORITE Podcast (PODCAST)

It started with a comeback. Now it ends with a reveal. Here's Part 2 of my return to Nick Flora's All Time Favorite podcast, where we have fun talking about our picks for the Best / Favorite Films of 2018. In this conclusion, we complete our Top 10 lists, counting up from 5 to 1. (To hear [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 18 – ALITA, DRAGON 3, Oscars Preview, & More (PODCAST)

Episode 18 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema http://thebadandthebeautiful.libsyn.com/the-bad-and-the-beautiful-episode-18-alita-battle-angel-httyd3-lego-movie-2-cold-war-oscars-2019-predictions Alita: Battle Angel, @ 0:50 How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, @ 10:49 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, @ 14:36 Cold War, @ 15:40 Academy Awards Preview: Awards Season analysis & Oscar Predix, @ 21:38 Outro, @ 46:39 On [...]


Released: February 22, 2019 Runtime: Program A (67 minutes); Program B (67 minutes) Program: Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts for 2018 (Parental Discretion strongly advised; some content not suitable for children) 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 [...]


***1/2 out of **** Not Rated (some adult themes) Released: Late 2018, limited; expands February 15, 2019 Runtime: 76 minutes Directed by: RaMell Ross Starring: residents of Hale County, Alabama My review of Hale County This Morning, This Evening, for The Tulsa Voice. The first film by moviemaking novice RaMell Ross -- about his new hometown Deep South [...]


*** out of **** Rated PG (for action adventure and some mild rude humor) Released: February 22, 2019 Runtime: 104 minutes Directed by: Dean DeBlois Starring: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, F. Murray Abraham, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Kristen Wiig, Kit Harrington The How To Train Your Dragon series has a [...]