I Believe in “Yesterday”

Release Date: June 28, 2019Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Kate McKinnon, Ed SheeranDirector: Danny BoyleStudio: Working Title Films, Decibel FilmsDistributor: Universal PicturesSpoilers: If you know the concept, there’s nothing to be spoiled!IMDB| Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia No one will be surprised when I say that you have to be a fan of The Beatles to love Yesterday. But […]

Spider-Man: Far From Home Review

Release Date: July 2, 2019Cast: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, Marisa Tomei, Jake GyllenhaalDirector: Jon WattsStudio: Columbia Pictures, Marvel Studios, Pascal PicturesDistributor: Sony Pictures ReleaseSpoilers: MediumIMDB| Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia I dug Spider-Man: Far From Home as a light, fun adventure after the dark, heady, edgelord sob-verse that was Avengers: Endgame. Spider-Man: Far […]

Toy Story 4 – Fun, but Unnecessary (A Treatise on Pixar)

Release Date: June 21, 2019Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Joan CusackDirector: Josh CooleyStudio: Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation StudiosDistributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion PicturesSpoilers: MediumRating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ IMDB| Rotten Tomatoes| Wikipedia This was a perfectly enjoyable movie that no one ever asked for. Back when Pixar […]

‘The Singing Rock’ Introduced Readers Young and Old to Some Clever, Hilarious New Fairytales!

Title: The Singing Rock & Other Brand-New Fairy TalesAuthor: Nathaniel LachenmeyreArtist: Simini BlockerRelease Date: June 18, 2019Publisher: First SecondReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon Fairytale stories and adorable, colorful illustrations collide in Nathaniel Lachenmeyer & Simini Blocker’s ‘The Singing Rock’. Pegged as a collection of ‘brand-new fairy tales’ this may be one of the most fun, all-ages graphic […]

Dumbo Soars Once Again as Disney’s Latest Live Action Remake Comes to Blu-Ray

Dumbo (2019) Release Date: June 25, 2019Cast: Colin Ferrell, Nico Parker, Finley Hobbins, Danny DeVito, Michael Keaton, Eva GreenStudio: Walt Disney PicturesExtra Feature Rating:  ★★★★★Rating: ★★★☆☆Review Spoilers: LowAmazon | IMDB | Wikipedia | Rotten Tomatoes Disney’s latest live action adaptation, Dumbo, is an odd duck. The animated film about a flying elephant was already an unusual choice to join Disney’s growing […]

Men in Black: International is Stunning(ly Fun)

Release Date: June 14, 2019Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam NeesonDirector: F. Gary GrayStudio: Columbia Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Parkes + Macdonald, Image Nation, Tencent PicturesDistributor: Sony Pictures ReleasingSpoilers:  LowIMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ I love, love, loved this movie! Unfortunately, I can’t compare it to the previous two films, because I haven’t seen […]

Dead Don’t Die Review

Release Date: June 14th, 2019Cast: Adam Driver, Bill Murray, Chloe Sevigny, Tilda Swinton, Tom Waits, and More!Director: Jim JarmuschStudio: Animal KingdomDistributor: Focus FeaturesSpoilers: LowIMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Jim Jarmusch’s zombie romp assembles an incredible cast to deliver deadpan comedy. Strange things are afoot in the town of Centerville (in the vicinity of […]

Rockstar Book Tours: Elizabeth Case Gives Young Readers A Spunky, Relatable New Heroine

Young readers (and their parents) who are looking for fun, relatable early chapter books need to look no further than Rachel Vail’s new series following the (mis)adventures of Elizabeth Case. In the interest of full disclosure, I’ve never read the Justin Case series that this books spun-off from though I […]

Rockstar Book Tour: Charlie & Frog Are Back in ‘The Boney Hand’

Title: CHARLIE & FROG THE BONEY HANDAuthor: Karen KanePub. Date: June 4, 2019Publisher: Disney-HyperionFormats: Hardcover, eBookPages: 272Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD I love Charlie & Frog. These books will always have a special place in my heart because it’s not often you come across a book about a deaf or hard of hearing character that’s anything quite like this series. […]