Kenneth Branagh reprises his role as Detective Hercule Poirot in long-delayed adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile. I went back and forth over whether or not I was going to watch this movie. It isn’t so much the film itself but because it’s based on a book by Agatha Christie. The thing about Christie is that she had a history of writing Jewish characters in an antisemitic way. Following World War II, Christie’s…"Death on the Nile: A Murder Is Afoot"
Red Notice, the stylish globe-trotting affair starring Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, and Gal Gadot, is a throwback that lives up to the hype. The less you know going into Red Notice, the better. Discussing any bit of the plot would take us into spoiler territory and nobody wants that. What I can definitely tell you is that this film is the best of the three collaborations between filmmaker Rawson Marshall Thurber and actor Dwayne Johnson.…"Red Notice: A Stylish Throwback Globe-Trotting Affair"
After launching day-and-date in both theaters and HBO Max, fans can now bring Wonder Woman 1984 home to watch on home video. What follows is my original review of the film from its December launch: While Wonder Woman 1984 never quite lives up to its groundbreaking predecessor, it is still thrilling entertainment in its own right. I want to get this out of the way right now: I am judging the film on its own…"Wonder Woman 1984 Is Now On Home Video"
While Wonder Woman 1984 never quite lives up to its groundbreaking predecessor, it is still thrilling entertainment in its own right. Before I get started with the rest of my review: there is a mid-credits scene. Press screeners did not include any scene after the credits. This is the most important thing to know going into the film. I want to get this out of the way right now: I am judging the film on…"Wonder Woman 1984 Is Thrilling Entertainment"
Wonder Woman 1984 will either get an early streaming release on HBO Max or be postponed yet again until summer 2021. We all saw the writing on the wall. Would Warner Bros. be able to stick the landing or have to postpone again? Listen, I love the theatrical experience. One always expects to this this kind of film on the big screen. We are in a global pandemic. Studios have make a big decision in…"Wonder Woman 1984 to HBO Max or Summer 2021"
Ralph Breaks The Internet–Disney’s 57th animated feature–is now available for fans to purchase and bring home on home video. BONUS FEATURES: Blu-ray & Digital: How We Broke the Internet –Go behind the scenes at Walt Disney Animation Studios to get an in-depth look at how the filmmakers brought a world to life that billions of people visit every day but never actually see – the internet. Take a front-row seat as the team reveals the inspirations…"Ralph Breaks The Internet Arrives on Home Media"
Ralph Breaks the Internet takes advantage of the corporate Disney synergy in this awesome, fun, and magnificent sequel to Wreck-It Ralph. It’s been since years since Ralph (John C. Reilly) had a complete meltdown and left his game. Since this time, Vanellope Von Schweetz (Sarah Silverman) have grown to become best friends. Because she’s been looking for new challenges, Ralph decides to change things in her game. This is good and all but when those…"Ralph Breaks the Internet is Awesome"
There’s trouble brewing in the water for Aquaman as the DC Extended Universe can’t seem to catch a break. Rumors have already been swirling around the upcoming Justice League but the water-based Aquaman is reportedly in trouble. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the water-based shoot has been “super complicated.” Should we be surprised at this point? Until I started hearing all the positive buzz, I had had low expectations a few weeks prior to the…"Is there trouble brewing for Aquaman?"
With the release of Wonder Woman, the female heroine created by William Moulton Marston, finally got her long-overdue origin story on the big screen. Directed by Jenkins, Gal Gadot leads a cast that includes Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Elena Anaya, Ewen Bremner, Lucy Davis, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Eugen Brave Rock, and Saïd Taghmaoui. Jenkins directs from a screenplay written by Allan Heinberg. The story was written by Zack Snyder…"Wonder Woman Lives Up to the Hype"
An article on ComicBook.com drew a lot of outrage this week when the author suggested that Israeli actress Gal Gadot, who stars as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince, is a person of color. It led to journalist S.I. Rosenbaum writing an epic thread on Twitter about Jewish identity, Ashkenazi/Sephardim, and whiteness. I’d encourage you to read this thread rather than the ComicBook.com article. The line that has been drawing all the outrage is as follows: It might…"Wonder Woman: Gal Gadot is NOT a Person of Color"