Despite being overwhelmed by two films worth of exposition and plot condensed into one, “The Rise of Skywalker” provides enough satisfying moments to pass as an acceptable finale to the Skywalker Saga. It’s sure to be controversial, revealing rewritten answers to some of the franchise’s biggest questions, and perhaps raising more than it answers – but there’s enough fan service and nostalgia inside to make it work, as long as you don’t think too hard about what actually happens.
When it comes to carrying on the tale of Anna and Elsa, “Frozen II” is fine, however, it does so in a way that’s devoid of any of the heart or purpose that made audiences fall for the story in the first place.
Your entertainment recap of the latest happenings in movies, television and pop culture from Disney’s D23 Convention.
Your entertainment recap of the latest happenings in movies, television and pop culture for the week of Aug. 19th through 26th.
Your entertainment recap of the latest happenings in movies, television and pop culture for the week of Aug. 5th through 11th.
Anyone who’s ever owned a four-legged friend has wondered what’s going on inside their furry head. There has to be more than just tennis balls, bones and chasing squirrels, right? “The Art of Racing in the Rain” is the latest film to try and answer that question, giving a voice to man’s best friend as he accompanies his owner through life.
“Visually stunning” seems to be the go-to buzz word when it comes to this rendition, and that’s absolutely true, but beyond the visuals, there’s nothing revolutionary here.
Let’s get one thing straight: Toy Story 4 is undeniably a major cash grab. Hollywood may love great storytelling, but they love money even more. Toy Story 4 is about as unnecessary as a film can be, but it’s filled with heart, compelling characters and witty humor.
As the movie comes to a close, Jean delivers a final voiceover that’s quite on the nose, saying, “This is not the end of me, or the X-Men. It’s a new beginning.” Let’s just hope the new beginning with Disney and Marvel Studios results in a more stable series of mutants.
“Dumbo” is a rare swing and a miss for Disney, with lackluster performances and an extremely basic narrative. Director Tim Burton’s stylistic flair makes for some beautiful visuals and serves as one of the film’s few redeeming qualities.
The 91st annual Academy Awards are less than 24 hours away, so it’s time to hear the closing arguments from every contender. All the votes have already been cast and … Continue Reading Is this your Best Picture? Making a case for ‘Black Panther’