Disney has given Pinocchio the live-action treatment so please prepare yourself to be horrified again by children turning into donkeys. The fact that Disney isn’t lifting the review embargo until the film’s Disney+ launch means they don’t have much faith in it. In all fairness, it would have gotten a theatrical release but then Covid meant releasing the film on Disney+. While Robert Zemeckis directs the film, it’s hard to believe that Sam Mendes and…"Pinocchio: Disney Gives It Live-Action Treatment"
Chaos Walking might be pleasing for fans of the trilogy that it is based on but for other viewers, this film is a muddled mess. This film takes place in 2257 on a distant planet where Todd Hewitt (Tom Holland) encounters Viola (Daisy Ridley). It just so happens that Viola’s ship crashes on his planet. It’s a very strange sci-fi film. For one, all of the women have disappeared from the New World. The other…"Chaos Walking Is A Muddled Mess"
Harriet shines a light on the Underground Railroad by depicting Harriet Tubman’s actions in helping free slaves and taking them to freedom. Harriet Tubman (Cynthia Erivo) is a true American hero. Through her actions, this inspiring woman was able to bring so many slaves to freedom. The film, written by Gregory Allen Howard and Kasi Lemmons, mostly focuses on the Underground Railroad after escaping slavery. Yes, there are other aspects that they could focus on. …"Toronto 2019: Harriet"
A trio of recently widowed women in the city of Chicago follow in their husbands’ footsteps by coming together in Widows. The film has a few things going for it. It’s not just tackling the women coming together and forming a heist of their own a la Ocean’s Eight but there’s also some political commentary. The political commentary comes by way of how traditional Chicago politics are run. We see this in how the Mulligan family…"TIFF 2018: Widows"