Summer Blockbusted 2020: Now Playing…May 8 (FILM FUN/VIDEO)

The theaters are closed, but the 2020 Summer Movie Season is just beginning… Welcome to Week 2 of Summer Blockbusted 2020. Through the end of August, I’m curating a weekly slate of movies from summers past, ranging from big blockbusters to small counter-programming indies. But now, instead of new options for the multiplex, they’re classic [...]

Summer Blockbusted 2020: Now Playing…May 1 (FILM FUN/VIDEO)

The theaters are closed, and so is our Summer Movie Season. Until now. Welcome to Week 1 of Summer Blockbusted 2020. Through the end of August, I will be curating a weekly slate of movies from decades of summers past. Ranging from big blockbusters to small counter-programming indies, I will give you a “Now Playing…” [...]

30+ DAYS OF SPIELBERG – A Preview

In the attempt to flatten the Coronavirus curve, our nation is now shifting from a two-week phase of #StayAtHome precautions to a full month marathon of doing them all throughout April. Having something to pace yourself while being bunkered down for that length of time can be really helpful. A recommendation: experiencing a filmmaker's entire [...]

Universal To Release TROLLS 2, Other New Movies To VOD (NEWS/ANALYSIS)

Now this is game changer. Or is it? In the wake of the national shutdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, a.k.a. the Coronavirus, Universal Studios announced that they will forego an exclusive theatrical release for their new animated sequel Trolls World Tour on April 10 and, in addition, make it available for Video-On-Demand rental [...]

THE 92ND ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS: Analysis & Full List of Winners (AWARDS 2019)

We may not have witnessed the biggest upset in Oscar history (that still goes to 2016’s Moonlight), but the 92nd annual ceremony ended with what was arguably the Academy Awards' biggest breakthrough. Right there with Kathryn Bigelow’s glass-ceiling shattering first female win for Best Director with The Hurt Locker, Bong Joon-ho’s South Korean thriller Parasite became the [...]

Colin Trevorrow’s EPISODE IX Script Has Leaked. Here’s The Full Breakdown. (ANALYSIS)

(Click here for Leaked Concept Art for Colin Trevorrow's Episode IX.) (Click here for more leaked concept art.) It was bound to happen: the screenplay for Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly’s version of Star Wars: Episode IX has leaked. And it's true. All of it. A full draft of the script is nowhere to be downloaded (yet), but between the [...]