LEAVE NO TRACE (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Rated PG (for thematic material throughout) Released: June 29, 2019 limited; July 13 wider Runtime: 109 minutes Directed by: Debra Granik Starring: Ben Foster, Thomasin McKenzie, Dale Dickey, Dana Millican, Isaiah Stone, Jeff Kober, Debra Granik’s films are primarily about experiences, not ideas, and what it’s like to walk in the shoes [...]

New Images From GLASS, M. Night’s Return To The UNBREAKABLE-verse (IMAGES)

Breaking News (get used to that pun with this movie): Entertainment Weekly has published new first-look images of Glass, the Unbreakable / Split sequel coming soon from writer / director M. Night Shyamalan. In the brief EW article, we learn about this highly-anticipated expansion of Night's original quasi-indie superhero universe (it's just a tease, but [...]

SET IT UP (Movie Review)

*** out of **** TV-MA (for sexual situations, crude humor, and strong language including a brief crude sexual epithet) Released: June 29, 2018 Runtime: 105 minutes Directed by: Claire Scanlon Starring: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Lucy Liu, Taye Diggs, Pete Davidson, Tituss Burgess Streaming now on Netflix My review of Set It Up, for The Tulsa Voice, [...]

New Sneak Peek, Featurette, & Photos For Disney’s CHRISTOPHER ROBIN Real-Life Pooh (VIDEOS/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=90&v=anKVhZU7D1s In the warm-fuzzy wake of Paddington 2 and Won't You Be My Neighbor?, Disney's live-action Winnie the Pooh movie called Christopher Robin looks to be another feel-good film to lift our spirits in these divisive times. Ewan McGregor stars as a grown-up Christopher who reconnects with his stuffed animal friends from the 100 Acre [...]

Paramount Pictures Gets Animated With WONDER PARK Teaser (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYm7mYd0SgE Paramount is getting serious about animation. After a couple of attempts with mid-range budgets like The SpongeBob Movie and Sherlock Gnomes, Paramount Animation studios is launching its first $100 million feature film. A Spanish-American collaboration with Madrid's Ilion Animation Studios, Wonder Park looks to compete with the blockbusters from Pixar, Illumination, and Blue Sky. [...]


Episode 9 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema http://thebadandthebeautiful.libsyn.com/the-bad-and-the-beautiful-conversations-on-cinema-episode-9 DISCUSSIONS Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, @ 0:48 Hearts Beat Loud, @ 13:07 Won't You Be My Neighbor?, @ 22:21 Uncle Drew, @ 24:37 American Animals, @ 28:46 Outro, @ 41:37 On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and Jeff discuss [...]

Summer Of 1993: The Best Movies From One Of The Best Summers (ANALYSIS)

The summer of 1993 was a great one for movies, with a perfect blend of options for everyone (and not just typical blockbusters). Twenty-five years later, they're worth praising - and watching - again. Sure, it had its glut of mediocrity like any summer does (Cliffhanger, Last Action Hero, and Super Mario Bros. instantly come [...]


***1/2 out of **** Rated PG-13 (for some drug references, brief language, and brief sexuality) Released: June 29, 2018 Runtime: 97 minutes Directed by: Brett Haley Starring: Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons, Toni Collette, Sasha Lane, Ted Danson, Blythe Danner My review of Hearts Beat Loud, for The Tulsa Voice, a film that "sifts the musical charms and [...]