Trainspotting Marks North American 25th Anniversary

Danny Boyle’s Oscar-nominated Trainspotting marks its 25th anniversary since opening in theaters in North America in 1996. I watched the film for the first time a few days before the film’s anniversary. This is honestly one of those films that people will either like or don’t like. The film may have become a cult classic but it focuses on heroin culture. Additionally, there’s a focus on the poverty in the Edinburgh area. Maybe Trainspotting has…

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Birds of Prey now on Blu-ray, DVD

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is now available for fans to buy or rent on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. Given that Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn was the best thing in DC’s Suicide Squad, it was only natural that the character would be given a spin-off.  Jared Leto doesn’t come back to reprise his role from the film’s predecessor.  In fact, there character is only alluded to…

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Birds of Prey: A Mighty Fun Time

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is the type of film that gives its viewers exactly what they want. Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) catches us up on what she’s been doing lately.  The good news is that if you missed Suicide Squad, there’s nothing to fear.  You get the origin story within mere moments before a break-up story.  Hey, there must be a way to explain why the Clown Prince…

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Star Wars: Episode 3 – Revenge of the Sith

Star Wars: Episode 3 – Revenge of the Sith comes the closest to capturing the original trilogy’s magic as any of the prequel films possibly could. Unlike the original trilogy, Revenge of the Sith is the darkest of the first three films.  There’s a lot riding on the film because it must complete Anakin Skywalker’s (Hayden Christensen) turn to the dark side.  Anakin’s path towards becoming Darth Vader started in the previous film but let’s…

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Star Wars: Episode 2 – Attack of the Clones

Star Wars: Episode 2 – Attack of the Clones has the hard part of setting up much of the next film in the trilogy but was terrible in execution. This film had a few things to do.  One is setting up the relationship between Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) and Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman).  The second is coming up with the origins of the Clone Wars, where Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) fought alongside Skywalker.  At some…

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Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace

Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace takes us all the way back to the start of Anakin Skywalker’s story as the saga begins. Long before there was ever a Darth Vader to taunt the galaxy, there was a young kid named Anakin Skywalker (Jake Lloyd) living in the Outer Rim territories on Tatooine.  All young Anakin wanted to do was to escape this planet and become a pilot.  Life isn’t easy, my young…

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Christopher Robin Finally Grows Up

In Disney’s Christopher Robin, the titular character is finally allowed to grow up.  But will he remember how to have fun? It’s post-war London and adult Christopher Robin now works as an efficiency manager for Winslow Luggage.  While his wife, Evelyn (Haley Atwell), and daughter, Madeline (Bronte Carmichael), embark on a holiday to Sussex, Christopher stays home to finish a work project.  His jerk of a boss, Giles Winslow (Mark Gatiss), orders him to work…

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Tribeca 2018: Zoe

Zoe is a film that mixes science fiction with romance in a way that makes it stand apart from the likes of Her. Relationist Labs’s main goal is to create the perfect lover so to speak.  Among their founders, Cole Ainsley (Ewan McGregor) is an engineer who is heavily focused on designing synthetic robots that make for the perfect romantic lover.  Zoe (Léa Seydoux) is one of his designs but ever since she was turned…

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Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi movie greenlit, time period unknown

NEW UPDATE AT THE BOTTOM Lucasfilm has greenlit an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie to take place in some time period set in the Star Wars universe. What we do know is that Oscar-nominated director Stephen Daldry is in talks to lead the stand-alone story according to The Hollywood Reporter. What we don’t know yet is when in the saga that it will take place.  All betting money appears to be the time period between the end…

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