Disney continues to roll out live-action versions of classic childhood fantasies and although most consumers know it is a plot to take our money, the money is well spent.
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The new documentary seeks to raise awareness of the epidemic of human trafficking.
Jordan Peele’s new movie comments on racial relations in a way that makes you laugh about feeling horrible
The new animated film is light-hearted fun for the whole family.
Though not exactly white-washing, ‘The Great Wall’ is still a problematic work of cinema.
“Spotlight” is an electrifying procedural about the painstaking minutiae of investigation, bolstered by its appropriately restrained direction and wonderfully lean script.
Who would’ve thought a sequel to a comedy remake of a ‘90s cop drama would kill at the box office? But it seems anything goes now in Hollywood, as “22 Jump Street” opened last weekend, grossing an estimated $60 million. Neither the Stanley Cup nor the World Cup kept people away, and the sequel had the second-highest grossing opening weekend for an R-rated comedy (just behind “Hangover II”).
When Gillian Robespierre, Anna Bean and Karen Maine first wrote the short film “The Obvious Child” in 2009, they didn’t intend to break cinematic ground or start a revolution. They just had a story they wanted to tell and a funny way of telling it. Fast-forward five years to the release of the feature-length film and that story has the potential to change the way mainstream media approaches unplanned pregnancies and the women who deal with them.
With crude humor, spontaneously graphic death scenes and even a short drug-induced musical number, “A Million Ways to Die in the West” was everything we expected from writer, director and star Seth MacFarlane. From the not-so-subtle sexual innuendos to the quick dialogue littered with expletives, the movie was filled with MacFarlane’s trademarks, even including a smattering of Hollywood references to both the actors’ and the director’s previous works.
They have constructed enormous life-like buildings and figures, had entire theme parks dedicated to them, been the subject of various books and video games and been scattered on everyone’s living room floor at some point. Now, the iconic Lego bricks star on the big screen in “The Lego Movie.” No longer do families have to suffer through two hours at the movie theater to satisfy the younger generations as this hilarious, quirky, self-reverential and heartwarming movie is a must-see for people of all ages.