New CAPTAIN MARVEL Trailer Unleashes More Of Her Marvel (VIDEO/POSTER)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LHxvxdRnYc The latest superhero puts the Marvel in the MCU. Literally. In the second trailer for Captain Marvel, more is teased about the newest addition to Hollywood's biggest tentpole property, now going ten years strong. Starring Academy Award winner Brie Larson (Room) in the title role, Captain Marvel is the first female-led franchise in Marvel's [...]

Detroit Critics Put EIGHTH GRADE At The Top Of The 2018 Class (AWARDS 2018)

Four critics groups. Four different choices for Best Film. Following The National Board of Review's pick of Green Book, the New York Film Critics Circle love for Roma,  and the Atlanta Film Critics Circle embrace of The Favourite, the Detroit Film Critics Society named Eighth Grade as the Best Film of 2018. "Gucci!", as its star would say. It's a [...]

Wistful, Epic ROMA Named Best Film By New York Film Critics Circle (AWARDS 2018)

For the first time in its history, Netflix is officially on the board as a major Oscar contender. Their 1970s Mexico-set Spanish language drama Roma -- from Academy Award-winning director Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity) -- was named Best Film of 2018 by the New York Film Critics Circle. Cuarón also won for Best Director and Best Cinematography; [...]

Circle Of Life Is Carbon Copied In Live-Action LION KING Teaser (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=4CbLXeGSDxg Everything the light touches looks very familiar. In the first teaser for The Lion King live-action (so-called) remake, we see director Jon Favreau's digitally rendered version of the "Circle of Life" opener, done in the photo-real style he mastered to acclaim in Disney's live-action The Jungle Book. But unlike that movie, or Disney's Cinderella [...]

THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated R (for language and strong violence) Released: November 16, 2018 Runtime: 132 minutes Directed by: Joel and Ethan Coen Starring: Tim Blake Nelson, James Franco, Liam Neeson, Harry Melling, Tom Waits, Zoe Kazan, Bill Heck, Grainger Hines, Tyne Daily, Brendan Gleeson, Jonjo O'Neill, Saul Rubineck, Chelcie Ross Streaming on Netflix My review [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 14 – BUSTER SCRUGGS, SUSPIRIA, And A Slew Of Oscar Hopefuls (PODCAST)

Episode 14 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema http://thebadandthebeautiful.libsyn.com/episode-14-the-bad-and-the-beautiful-conversations-on-cinema The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, @ 0:46 Suspiria, @ 11:25 Beautiful Boy / Can You Ever Forgive Me?, @ 22:34 Widows / Bohemian Rhapsody, @ 29:06 Wildlife, @ 36:33 Outro, @ 47:06 On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and I [...]

GREEN BOOK (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Rated PG-13 (for thematic content, language including racial epithets, brief strong language, smoking, some violence, and suggestive material) Released: November 21, 2018 Runtime: 130 minutes Directed by: Peter Farrelly Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco, Dimiter D. Marinov It’s nice to see a studio make the kind of movie [...]