Eva Orner follows the devastating Australian wildfires in Burning and how the government is not willing to address the crisis at hand. The year 2020 brought a whole new meaning to the world being on fire. Heck, 2019 also saw several fires breakout in California. Here in the states, wind conditions brought hazy conditions to states that were nowhere near some of the recent fires. While the US was dealing with fires out west, Australia’s…"Burning – Toronto 2021"
Writer-director Kay Cannon makes movie magic once again with one of the most original takes on Cinderella to hit the big or small screen. Cannon’s take is one that truly subverts everything we know about the fairy tale. Not even Walt Disney would have been able to come up with a take such as this. What Cannon does here is bold and unique. Granted, there wasn’t much of a push for diversity on screen when…"Cinderella: Kay Cannon Makes Movie Magic Again"
Amazon Prime Video announced the films, series, and specials that will be coming to Prime Video and IMDb TV in September 2021. September brings new Amazon Originals including Cinderella (2021), a modern movie musical with a bold take on the classic fairy tale starring Camila Cabello; LuLaRich, a four-part investigative docu-series examining the billion-dollar leggings empire; The Voyeurs (2021), an exotic thriller starring Sydney Sweeney and Justice Smith; Do, Re & Mi, a new children’s…"Amazon Prime Video: Coming in September 2021"
The new Sparks musical film, Annette, requires a trigger warning because Adam Driver portrays an emotionally abusive comedian. The gist of the film is that Henry McHenry (Adam Driver) falls in love with a renowned opera singer, Ann Defrasnoux (Marion Cotillard). The two of them tie the knot and have a kid, Annette. Annette’s birth changes everything–Henry starts to crash and burn while Ann keeps flying high. If there’s a dictionary definition for odd couples,…"Annette: Sparks Musical Requires A Trigger Warning"
Amazon Prime Video announced the films, series, and specials that will be coming to Prime Video and IMDb TV in August 2021. August brings new Amazon Originals including Jolt (2021), a revenge-filled action-thriller starring Kate Beckinsale; Val (2021), a raw, wildly original and unflinching documentary about Hollywood veteran Val Kilmer; the premiere of S.O.Z. Soldiers or Zombies, a new action-horror series where a U.S. army experiment unleashes a virus that turns some of its soldiers…"Amazon Prime Video: Coming in August 2021"
The Tomorrow War might not star Will Smith but this sci-fi action film is in the same vein as previous Independence Day releases. As oddly as it sounds, The Tomorrow War is just the type of escapist entertainment we need coming out on the other side of the pandemic. Time travelers travel back in time from 2051 to disrupt a World Cup soccer game and give Earth an urgent message: a deadly alien species is…"The Tomorrow War Would Make Will Smith Proud"
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things is a charming romance story that arrives grounded in the form of yet another time loop film. Time loop films aren’t new but the trick for filmmakers is to make them different from the rest. Groundhog Day is the golden standard when it comes to the romantic comedy stuck within a time loop. Most recently, there’s Palm Springs starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti. The former is over 25…"The Map of Tiny Perfect Things Is A Charmer"
While Yearly Departed featured a top-notch roast, a special musical sequence included everything we said goodbye to in 2020. The biggest surprise of all, and spoiler alert to anybody who didn’t watch yet: Christina Aguilera sings “I Will Remember You” during the In Memoriam tribute to everything we said goodbye to in 2020. This sequence is no different than the Oscar or Emmy telecasts. Unfortunately, you have to be paying special attention to see everything…"Yearly Departed: In Memoriam for 2020"
Yearly Departed, the new all-star comedy special premiering on Amazon Prime Video, roasts the dumpster fire that is the year 2020. Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to bid farewell to this dumpster fire year. Qubi came and went faster than you could say MoviePass! Sorry, not sorry! I’m going to include a photo to break between writing because of possible spoilers. But honestly, I recommend watching before reading. This is really the best way…"Yearly Departed Roasts The Dumpster Fire Of 2020"
Sylvie’s Love is a charming period drama making its arrival on Amazon Prime after being selected for Sundance earlier this year. The film starts out in the early 1960s before flashing back to 1957. Sylvie (Tessa Thompson) wants to work in television but for now, she’s spending her summer working at her dad’s record store. Meanwhile, her fiancé (in an arranged marriage) isn’t back from the war yet. Looking at the time period, this is…"Sylvie’s Love: A Charming Period Drama"