After the darker Avengers: Infinity War, Ant-Man and The Wasp brings some much-needed comedy to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Scott Lang was nowhere to be seen during Avengers: Infinity War because he was on house arrest. This came as a result of traveling to Germany during Captain America: Civil War. Both Hawkeye and Lang had taken deals with the government. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) have a stronger father-daughter relationship…"Ant-Man and The Wasp Goes Quantum"
Ant-Man largely succeeds as a Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 2 installment because of the ever-delightful Paul Rudd. By opening the film in 1989 with Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) resigning from SHIELD in protest, Ant-Man declares its position within the MCU. Outraged by SHIELD’s attempt to replicate the Pym Particle, Pym declares they will never get his formula as long as he lives. The scene features an on-screen union between Howard Stark (John Slattery) and Peggy Carter…"Ant-Man: Marvel Gets Small In Heist Comedy"
The Tonya Harding biopic, I, Tonya, could bring Allison Janney an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role as the figure skater’s abusive mother. Directed by Craig Gillespie from a screenplay by Steven Rogers, the biopic stars Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Paul Walter Hauser, Julianne Nicholson, Caitlin Carver, Bojana Novakovic and Bobby Cannavale. Interspersed with documentary-style footage, the film gives off a humorous vibe as we revisit one of the biggest events…"Chicago Film Festival: I, Tonya"
In addition to unveiling their fall slate, TBS has renewed police comedy Angie Tribeca for a fourth season. The news comes during the Television Critics Association bi-annual meeting. Not only is the series, starring Rashida Jones, renewed but the fourth season will welcome two-time Emmy winner Bobby Cannavale. Is this an effort to attract some interest from the Emmy Awards voters? Maybe. In getting renewed, Angie Tribeca becomes the first of the recent TBS comedies…"TBS unveils 2017 Fall Slate, renews Angie Tribeca for Fourth Season"
The world got it’s first look today at Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle as the first trailer was released for the upcoming action-adventure. The film had been first announced late 2015 shortly after the passing of comedian Robin Williams. Williams had starred in the original 1995 film. It will certainly be interesting to see if there are any references to his character. Directed by Jake Kasdan from a screenplay written by Chris McKenna & Erik…"FIRST LOOK – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"