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 […]

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 […]

Booksmart: The New, Feminist “Superbad”

Release Date: May 24, 2019Cast: Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Jessica Williams, Billie Lourd, Lisa Kudrow, Will Forte, Jason SudeikisDirector: Olivia WildeStudio: Annapurna Pictures, Gloria Sanchez ProductionsDistributor: United Artists ReleasingSpoilers: ModerateIMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia “Molly: We have to go to a party tonight.Amy: What?Molly: Nobody knows that we are fun. We didn’t party because we wanted to focus on school and get […]

Late Night is Charming, but Not Revolutionary

Release Date: June 7, 2019Cast: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, Max Casella, Hugh DancyDirector: Nisha GanatraStudio: FilmNation Entertainment, 30West, Imperative Entertainment, 3 Arts Entertainment, Kaling InternationalDistributor: Amazon StudiosSpoilers: MildIMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Late Night is a perfectly cute, charming movie that tries to do too much and doesn’t end up executing anything particularly well. The main story follows Mindy […]

Rockstar Book Tours: Courting Darkness – A French Historical Assassin’s Tale

Title: COURTING DARKNESS (Courting Darkness Duology #1) Author: Robin LaFevers Pub. Date: February 5, 2019 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Pages: 160 Rating: 4 Stars Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Audible, B&N, iBooks, TBD Synopsis: Death wasn’t the end, it was only the beginning… Sybella has always been the darkest of Death’s daughters, trained at the convent of Saint […]

Mary Poppins Returns: A Classic Remake for a New Generation

Release Date: December 19, 2018Cast:  Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, Meryl StreepDirector: Rob MarshallStudio: Walt Disney Pictures; Lucamar Productions; Marc Platt ProductionsDistributor:  Walt Disney Studios Motion PicturesSpoilers: N/AIMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia I’m a big fan of the classic Julie Andrews Mary Poppins – so I […]

A Discovery of Witches: Discover Your New Vampire Obsession

Title: A Discovery of Witches Release Date (U.S.): January 17, 2019 Cast: Matthew Goode, Teresa Palmer, Alex Kingston, Malin Buska, Valarie Pettiford, Owen Teale Episodes: 8 episodes streaming on Sundance Now IMDB|Wikipedia Based On: The All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness If you were to take everything I loved about my favorite supernatural tv series […]

The Favourite: Please Explain the Ending [Spoilers]

Release Date: November 23, 2018 Cast:  Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Studio: Scarlet Films; Element Pictures; Arcana; Film4 Productions; Waypoint Entertainment Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures Spoilers: High IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Soooo, can anyone explain the ending of The Favourite to me? Spoilers ahead – don’t read if you don’t […]