Following his latest cultural phenomenon in last year’s “Call Me By Your Name”, Luca Guadagnino returns with his own interpretation of Dario Argento’s 1977 groundbreaking, original film “Suspiria”. The film opens as the credits inform us we will witness six chapters and an epilogue. A young, stressed woman named Patricia (Chloë Grace Moretz) arrives at a psychologist’s home in Berlin, speaking about and suffering from Continue reading
Disney Brings a Holiday Classic Ballet to the Big Screen in “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms”
Morgan Freeman- Drosselmeyer
Mackenzie Foy- Clara
Keira Knightley- Sugar plum
Helen Mirren- Mother Ginger
Disney has adapted an 1816 story by E.T.A. Hoffman, “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” that became the holiday classical ballet “The Nutcracker” in 1892 into a fantasy adventure called “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.
Clara (Foy), is the more inquisitive of her other siblings Fritz (Tom Sweet) and Louise (Ellie Bamber) taking after her late mother. Mr. Stahlbaum, the still grieving widower, tries to maintain composure as he gives his kids Christmas presents purchased by his wife prior to her passing. Louise got a dress and Fritz some toy soldiers leaving Clara with a silver egg with a note “everything you need is inside”. The problem is the egg is locked and Clara doesn’t have the key!
Rami Malek “Will Rock You” in the new rock biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody”
Farrokh Bulsara, a teen from Zanzibar, Tanzania who moved to London at the age of 17 working at Heathrow Airport but dreamed of becoming a songwriter. Farrokh would spend nights in the clubs listening to bands when he met Brian May and Roger Taylor of the band “Smile”. Smile had just lost their lead singer opening the door for Farrokh with a quick audition to walk in to the role. Farrokh changed his name to Freddie Mercury, Brian found a bass player named John Deacon and changed the name of the band to Queen!
Queen was doing the clubs when Freddie convinced the boys to sell their bus and record an album. Queens self-titled first album featured the hit song “Keep Yourself Alive” and got the band a meeting with John Reid (Aiden Gillen), a music manager that handled Elton John and was able to get them a deal with EMI records. Following the success of the third album “Sheer Heart Attack” and the hit single “Killer Queen” the band was booked on a tour of the United States.
Gerard Butler “Dives Deep” to save the world from WWIII in the new action thriller “Hunter Killer”.
The United States Navy has the submarine USS Tampa Bay shadowing a Russian submarine under the Ice just outside Russian waters. The crew of the US sub witnesses an explosion on the Russian submarine just before they are hit by a missile sinking them. Word gets back to the Pentagon that the Tampa Bay is missing and there were two explosions in the area and the Russians are moving their warships.
RA Fisk has mustered the USS Arkansas out of Scotland and Fisk has “picked up” a submarine captain, Joe Glass to command the sub and search for survivors. Glass is working class Navy, never commanded a sub but has done every other job on the ship. The Russians believe the US sunk their submarine, so tensions are high. The Arkansas finds the remnants of the Tampa Bay on the ocean floor, no survivors. Next, they come across the Russian sub and see the blast hole, all evidence points to an internal explosion…sabotage! There is a sound picked up by the radio, there are survivors on the Russian ship.
Having been a fan of everything Jonah Hill has touched or starred-in, needless to say I was incredibly excited to see his directorial debut. “Mid90s” follows the life of Stevie (Sunny Suljic), a young, teenage boy as he navigates his day-to-day struggle of entering his adolescence. His life at home is abusive; his brother Ian (Lucas Hedges) beats on him constantly and his mom (Katherine Waterston) is the only support figure in his life. Just when he feels there’s no escape, he Continue reading