“Duel” TV Spot Brings Fates Full Circle For RISE OF SKYWALKER (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjdjyvnOGtg J. J. Abrams has made it clear how important it is to him that he's not only bringing a trilogy to a close but, of much greater consequence, a whole 9-part saga -- and that Episode IX will reflect exactly that. The latest TV spot for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker embraces that spirit [...]

E.T. Returns In Holiday Surprise From Xfinity (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pdgk3ERKdug Well I didn't expect to be so completely, emotionally overwhelmed on Thanksgiving morning but that's exactly what happened when Comcast Cable subsidiary Xfinity dropped this blindside surprise: an E.T. / Elliott reunion, 37 years later. Getting something like this that you never thought you would is always the best kind of gift, and even [...]

Latest ONWARD Trailer Goes On A Quest (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5Z7QsRGxGo Previous trailers for Pixar's Onward seem to have teased a fairly conventional tale beneath its "Mythical World meets Suburban Domesticity" high concept, one that's complete with daddy issues. Well, this new trailer may suggest something different, and better: a movie that ditches the issues (but still requires the tissues) and, instead, tells an adventure [...]

New STAR WARS “Look Back” Savors A Pop Culture Legacy (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mml9IGoDia8 Star Wars has left a legacy unparalleled in popular culture, and the marketing team from Lucasfilm taps into our reservoir of sentiment for the beloved space epic in this latest "Special Look" promo. Before you go see the final chapter, here's a brief look back at how the Star Wars saga has permeated our [...]


  *** out of **** Rated PG (for some strong thematic material, a brief fight, and some mild language) Released: November 22, 2019 Runtime: 108 minutes Directed by: Marielle Heller Starring: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Susan Kelechi Watson, Chris Cooper, Maryann Plunkett, Enrico Colantoni, Christine Lahti, Maddie Corman, Tammy Blanchard, Wendy Makkena, Maddie Corman The familiar diorama [...]

THE IRISHMAN (Movie Review)

**** out of **** Rated R (for pervasive language and strong violence) Released: November 1 & 22, 2019 in select theaters; November 27 on Netflix Runtime: 209 minutes Directed by: Martin Scorsese Starring: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Anna Paquin, Stephen Graham, Harvey Keitel, Ray Romano, Stephanie Kurtzuba, Kathrine Narducci, Welker White, Sebastian Maniscalco, Domenick Lombardozzi, [...]