WENDY (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated PG-13 (for brief violent/bloody images and some language) Released: February 28, 2020 limited; March 13 wide Runtime: 112 minutes Directed by: Benh Zeitlin Starring: Devin France, Yashua Mack, Gage Naquin, Gavin Naquin, Ahmad Cage, Krzysztof Meyn, Romyri Ross, Shay Walker Time will inevitably age the body, but it need not the [...]

It’s A Wonderful Afterlife In Pixar’s Latest SOUL Trailer (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOsLIiBStEs&feature=emb_logo Pixar movies have always been sentimental, but this one looks to be the most Capra-esque yet. In the latest trailer for Soul (which appears to give away much of the plot, or at least the trajectory of the story's first two-thirds), middle school band teacher and aspiring jazz artist Joe Gardner (voice of Jamie [...]

Latest JUNGLE CRUISE Trailer Takes Us For A Ride (VIDEO/POSTER)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_HvoipFcA8 Jungle Cruise may be an adventure through the Amazon but, if this latest trailer is any indication, the new Disney family flick is more akin to a tour through successful film franchises. Mix equal parts Indiana Jones with Pirates of the Caribbean while updating the Old Hollywood gender-clash of The African Queen; that's basically [...]

Behind-The-Scenes Tour Of EMMA.’s Lush Locations (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQ6x21nyMFg If you've seen the new, gorgeous adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma., then you'll love putting your peepers on this 5-minute behind-the-scenes video from distributor Focus Features. It's the latest episode in their "Reel Destinations" series, in which host Alicia Malone -- a regular fixture on Turner Classic Movies -- takes us through a tour [...]

Natasha Romanoff Goes Off In Final BLACK WIDOW Trailer (VIDEO/POSTER)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybji16u608U It's a mid-MCU prequel. It's all about family. And Natasha Romanoff is finally going to stop running from her past. That's basically the formulaic "yada yada yada" of this final trailer for Black Widow, one packed with action and new looks at the stand alone story's villain, Taskmaster. From director Cate Shortland, and starring [...]

Yifei Liu Takes Command In New MULAN TV Spot (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShCEV1E2qtY The girl can twirl. "Commander", the latest TV ad for Disney's live-action remake of Mulan, showcases the female warrior waging battle by deploying some very impressive balletic skills. Starring Yifei Liu in the title role, Mulan is one of the major blockbusters that's not backing down from its release date, despite growing coronavirus fears. [...]

EMMA. (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated PG (for brief partial rear nudity) Released: February 21, 2020 limited; March 6 wide Runtime: 125 minutes Directed by: Autumn de Wilde Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Mia Goth, Bill Nighy, Callum Turner, Miranda Hart, Josh O’Connor, Tanya Reynolds, Rupert Graves, Gemma Whelan, Amber Anderson Sight unseen, it would be [...]

The Six Trolls Of Music Rock The New TROLLS WORLD TOUR Trailer (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08AExF6dETA There's a lot going on in Trolls World Tour, but its latest trailer (above) does a great job at simplifying it. The sequel to the breakout pop-music-fueled hit Trolls expands the world by expanding its genres. Poppy and Branch (voices of Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake) discover that there are six different Troll tribes, [...]

ONWARD (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Rated PG (for action/peril and some mild thematic elements) Released: March 6, 2020 Runtime: 102 minutes Directed by: Dan Scanlon Starring: Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer, Mel Rodriguez, Lena Waithe, Ali Wong Suburbia set in a fantasy world. Genre archetypes playfully deconstructed. Well-worn themes about identity, taking risks, and [...]

Tom Hanks Goes To War Again In First GREYHOUND Trailer (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyzxu26-Wqk Tom Hanks is back in World War II, but this time he'll be fighting by sea rather than land. Inspired by actual events, and based on the novel "The Good Shepherd" by C. S. Forester (The African Queen), Greyhound follows the perilous journey of an Allied convoy of naval ships as they are pursued [...]