Wednesday, August 21, 2019
If there’s some joy to be had from the Disney-Fox merger, it’s that “Ready or Not,” a very bloody, excessively profane movie is being released under the former’s banner.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
The “Fast and Furious” franchise started off as a bunch of gearheads stealing DVD players. During the past decade, it’s turned into a bunch of lunky pseudo-superheroes finding new ways to punch each other.
Thursday, July 25, 2019
It’s shocking to say that Quentin Tarantino’s Manson murders film is perhaps his most sedate and self-reflective yet. But maybe that’s because it’s not a Manson murders film. It’s not even a revenge picture. Rather, “Once Upon a Time … In Hollywood” is a rumination on stardom and myth-making…
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
If “Spider-Man: Far From Home” is the most typical, comforting movie that’s worthy of a Fourth of July weekend release, “Midsommar” is the exact opposite.
Thursday, June 20, 2019
It’s easy to question the necessity of another “Toy Story” movie, especially after the emotionally devastating “Toy Story 3.” Arriving nine years later, “Toy Story 4” has to earn its relevance. It does so in spades, with astonishingly beautiful animation, smart humor and a story filled with …
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
In Hollywood, everything old is new again. As much as we whine and cry and gnash our teeth, intellectual property is king, simply because it’s there, available to be rebooted, rehashed, reheated. Remember “Shaft”? How about more “Shaft,” but with more hacky jokes about millennials and an inc…
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Thursday, June 06, 2019
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
“Rocketman” opens with an ornate Elton John (Taron Egerton) entering into a bright light, kind of like the way Freddie Mercury did “Bohemian Rhapsody.”
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
It’s been a bit since moviegoers had the chance to catch up with Godzilla, five years in fact, which in cinematic franchise time feels like at least a few decades. In other words, it’s understandable if you go into “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” a little rusty on just what went down in Tok…