Babylon: A Love Letter to 20s and 30s Cinema

After a love letter to the golden age of musicals with La La Land, Damien Chazelle delivers a love letter to 20s and 30s cinema in Babylon. You’ve never seen a film like Babylon and you’re probably never going to see anything like this epic ever again. What’s there to say about it? The film–over a decade in the making–is the epic tale about Hollywood that we’ve been waiting for and it’s absolutely awesome. There’s…

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Jovan Adepo and Jean Smart talk Babylon, Damien Chazelle

Jovan Adepo and Jean Smart joined the Babylon cast in a virtual press conference for members of the Critics Choice Association. Brad Pitt was not among the cast participating in the early December press conference. While Damien Chazelle was set to participate, he ended up getting sick and unable to join. TCM’s Dave Karger moderated the press conference and my question below is among those that were picked. Adepo stars as Sidney Palmer while Emmy-winning actress…

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Superintelligence: A New A.I. Comedy

An artificial intelligence becomes self-aware in the HBO Max comedy, Superintelligence, launching this week on Thanksgiving day. The gist of the film is that Superintelligence (James Corden) studies average Earth human Carol Peters (Melissa McCarthy) and the fate of humanity rests on her shoulders.  It’s not unlike Abraham arguing with G-d when it comes to trying to save the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah.  If you remember the Book of Genesis, Abraham had to plead…

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Paul Feig’s A Simple Favor hits Blu-ray/DVD

Starring Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, and Henry Golding, Paul Feig’s A Simple Favor arrives home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD. Based on the book of the same name, Paul Feig’s A Simple Favor offers a charming fun comedic thriller with a side dish of mystery. Stephanie Smothers (Anna Kendrick) is a vlogger who investigates the disappearance of her best friend, Emily Nelson (Blake Lively).  They met because of their children attending the…

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A Simple Favor: A Fun Comedic Thriller

Based on the book of the same name, Paul Feig’s A Simple Favor offers a charming fun comedic thriller with a side dish of mystery. Stephanie Smothers (Anna Kendrick) is a vlogger who investigates the disappearance of her best friend, Emily Nelson (Blake Lively).  They met because of their children attending the same elementary school in their small Connecticut town.  Quickly becoming friends, Stephanie helps Emily’s husband, Sean Townsend (Henry Golding), during this time of…

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