Schmigadoon! moves away from the 1940s and 1950s musicals and takes viewers into the grittier Schmicago of the 1960s and 1970s. The transition into the next pair of decades means not being as brightly colored like the 1940s and 1950s. That’s not to say that it’s not entirely gritty because of Schmicago’s take on musicals like Godspell and Hair. In any event, this season owes a lot to both Chicago, Cabaret, and Sweeney Todd. There’s…"Schmicago: Schmigadoon!’s Second Season Is Grittier"
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Wendell & Wild, a pair of demon brothers, seek the aid of a teenage girl in order to escape the Underworld in the stop-motion feature. Please note that there is a post-credit scene at the very end of the credits. It was only natural that stop-motion animation filmmaker Henry Selick would team up with comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Their talents certainly complement each other and to think, this film would never have happened…"Wendell & Wild: A Bizarre Animated Comedy"
Reboot, created by Emmy-winning comedy writer Steven Levitan, is a genius comedy satire that speaks to the differences in generations. While reboots are all the rage, it was only a matter of time before we saw a satire of reboots on television. That’s not to say such a satire hasn’t been done on feature film before–see Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. Creator Steven Levitan takes a sitcom in the vein of Step by Step and…"Reboot: A Genius Hulu Satire From Steven Levitan"
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"
Apple TV+ officially announced the season two renewal of Schmigadoon! as the series will progress forward to 60s and 70s musicals. The streamer announced that its hit AFI Award-winning musical comedy series Schmigadoon! has been renewed for a second season and will return with new original musical numbers from creator and executive producer Cinco Paul. Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Academy Award winner Ariana DeBose, Dove Cameron, Jaime Camil, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Ann Harada, Jane…"Schmigadoon: Season 2 Follows 60s, 70s Musicals"
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers isn’t a reboot but a comeback of the world famous chipmunk detectives in an all-new adventure. If you’ve watched the trailer already, you should probably know that it gives too much of the film away. We already know from the trailer that Disney is taking advantage of their library of characters. It works in the film’s best interest much like a similar occurrence in Ralph Breaks The Internet. There are…"Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers: A Nostalgic Adventure"
Judd Apatow’s new pandemic comedy, The Bubble, is the pandemic comedy that we’ve been waiting for and it is perfection. The Bubble follows the making of Cliff Beasts 6: Battle for Everest: Memories of a Requim. It’s the 6th film in one of the largest dinosaur franchises in cinematic history. Think a C-franchise version of Jurassic Park. Everyone is staying at the same hotel where there is no interaction with anyone else while quarantining. What…"The Bubble: The Be-All, End-All Pandemic Comedy"
Disney+ gave us the first look at the upcoming live-action/CG animated action-comedy reboot, Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers. Their comeback has been 30 years in the making as we catch up with the former Disney Afternoon television stars in modern-day Los Angeles. Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers premieres May 20, 2022, exclusively on Disney+. In advance of the release, we got the first look at the trailer and an official poster. Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue…"Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers – First Trailer"
The Lorne Michaels-produced Schmigadoon!, starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key, is an homage to the Golden Age of Hollywood Musicals If you’re a fan of classic Hollywood or Broadway musicals, you’re going to enjoy this musical comedy. You certainly don’t have to be a fan of Broadway to enjoy the show. This is a series with catchy tunes by Cinco Paul and excellent choreography. Once we enter the world of Schmigadoon, they certainly know how…"Schmigadoon! Is A Golden Age Musical Homage"
Jon Favreau’s photo-realistic adaptation of The Lion King is now available for fans to bring home on physical media, including 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray. PRE-SELL BONUS Perfecting the Pride – Join the filmmakers on their research trip to Africa as they immerse themselves in the real world of “The Lion King.” From the animals in the pride, to the smallest of insects and the grasslands in the savanna, experience the attention to detail that…"The Lion King (2019) Is Now On Home Video"