A BEAUTIFUL DAY International Trailer Is Best Look Yet At Mr. Rogers Movie (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTWP0NwHuhc Previous trailers and featurettes have given us a good look at A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (a.k.a. the Mr. Rogers movie inspired by the true story of a reporter's relationship with the beloved PBS icon), but this latest -- and likely last -- trailer produced for international audiences offers the most concise version of the [...]

New SONIC Trailer Fixes The Hedgehog, Shows Off Jim Carrey (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szby7ZHLnkA Now honestly, how hard was that? The title rodent of Sonic the Hedgehog (the iconic video game / animation blue-fuzzy speedster) finally looks like himself rather than, you know, a freakish bizarro version. (Here's a side-by-side tweet of the old and new renderings.) https://twitter.com/ThePlaylist/status/1194353126037491712?s=20 Thanks to the huge online backlash against the original monstrosity (which was [...]

Zoinks! It’s, Like, An All New SCOOB!, Man! (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnKvQbpDYXU Ruh-roh! Scooby-Doo is remade for the 3D animated CGI modern era. Scoob! -- the new reboot featuring the titular slobbery dog, his best friend Shaggy, and their Mystery Machine gang of Fred, Velma, and Daphne -- are back. The new feature from Warner Bros. will mix flashbacks of a Scooby / Shaggy origin story [...]

JOJO RABBIT (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Rated PG-13 (for mature thematic content, some disturbing images, violence, and language) Released: October 18, 2019 limited; November 8 expands Runtime: 108 minutes Directed by: Taika Waititi Starring: Roman Griffin Davis, Scarlett Johansson, Thomasin McKenzie, Taika Waititi, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, Alfie Allen, Archie Yates, Stephen Merchant For a movie predicated on its [...]

Filmmakers Talk Fred Rogers & A BEAUTIFUL DAY In BTS Featurette (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZI0UpRNq1xg A beautiful day in the multiplex is almost here, with a new behind-the-scenes featurette to help remind us. A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood, inspired by the true story of a reporter whose life wass changed while doing a feature on Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks), has garnered exactly the kind of nostalgic accolades you'd [...]

First Trailer For New INVISIBLE MAN Appears (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKlTsTH_ZxE The Dark Universe is dead, but the horror films they meant to resurrect are finally coming back to life. After the failure of Tom Cruise's 2017 The Mummy (hey, I liked it for what it was), the envisioned MCU-ification of classic horror IPs from the early days of Universal Studios (The Mummy, Wolfman, Frankenstein, etc.) [...]

First Trailer For Pixar’s SOUL Takes Jamie Foxx To The Afterlife (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TojlZYqPUo Pixar is famous for making kids' movies that have a strong appeal for adults, not just emotionally but even philosophically. Well, Soul may be their first offering to be target squarely at the parents. Going a step further than even The Incredibles did (which involved a family), Soul follows the existential afterlife struggle of Joe [...]

DOCTOR SLEEP (Movie Review)

**1/2 out of **** Rated R (for disturbing and violent content, some bloody images, language, nudity and drug use) Released: November 8, 2019 Runtime: 151 minutes Directed by: Mike Flanagan Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, Emily Alyn Lind, Zahn McClarnon, Cliff Curtis, Alex Essoe, Carl Lumbly, Bruce Greenwood The scariest thing about Doctor Sleep is [...]