‘Coco’ Review: Pixar Does It Again With Dazzling New Toon
Pixar proves with its 19th feature film that not only has it not lost its touch, it’s getting better. In what may just be the most diverse ‘toon they have tackled yet, Coco takes us right from the heart of Mexico’s talent show Dia de Muertos to the Land of the Dead, where 12-year-old Miguel Rivera (voiced by Anthony Gonzalez) gets some major life lessons from the deceased.
Miguel is a young boy obsessed with music and playing the guitar in the tradition of his great great… Read
YouTube Red Sets Jay Williams Docuseries ‘Best Shot’; LeBron James Among EPs
YouTube Red has ordered Best Shot, a documentary series featuring Jay Williams, the newly minted College Basketball Hall of Famer who was chosen second overall in the 2002 NBA Draft but whose career was ended by a motorcycle accident a year later.
The series will debut in 2018. Watch a trailer above.
The eight-episode series will chronicle the lives of the students he hopes to inspire – as the ESPN analyst shares his journey from his championship college career at Duke to… Read
‘Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire’ Takes VR Storytelling To A Galaxy Far, Far Away
SPOILER ALERT! This article contains details of Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire.
With Star Wars: The Last Jedi opening in theaters in December and the official unveiling of Star Wars Land in Disneyland coming in 2019, the intergalactic phenomenon continues its transmedia dominance with Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, an all-immersive, hyper-reality virtual reality experience from ILMxLAB and The Void that merges storytelling, an amusement park attraction, and virtual… Read
‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Review: Gotta Watch Spike Lee’s TV Version Of 1986 Movie
Launching on November 23 on Netflix, Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It the TV series is something you've gotta watch. Hell, between turkey or whatever you'll be binging next week, you should also binge the fully Lee-directed and DeWanda Wise-starring show based on Lee’s first feature film, as I say in my video review above.
While full of homages to the 1986 black-and-white indie classic from the get go, this She's Gotta Have It is a rare second pass that breathes new life… Read
‘All The Money In The World’ Posters: Severed Ear, No Spacey
A severed, bloody, ear-shaped image — but no trace of Kevin Spacey. Two new posters for TriStar Pictures’ upcoming All the Money in the World substitute Christopher Plummer’s name where the now-disgraced Spacey’s would have been had he not been sacked from the film after those sexual harassment allegations. (See the full posters below.)
Hitting theaters nationwide on December 22, the movie follows the 1973 kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer)… Read
Andy Serkis On Directing ‘Breathe’ And A New ‘Jungle Book’, His Tips From Peter Jackson & More – Behind The Lens
While everyone knows him from his performance-capture turns as Caesar in the latest Planet of the Apes movies and Gollum in The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings franchises, Andy Serkis also made his feature directorial debut with Breathe at the same time he also went behind the camera to direct Warner Bros’ reboot of The Jungle Book, which he says will likely be retitled Mowgi And Tales Of The Jungle Book.
Previously he served as a second unit director on Peter Jackson’s Hobbi… Read
Al Franken Accuser Reads Letter Of Apology She Received, On ‘The View’
Al Franken's accuser told The Ladies of The View on Friday that, as she was in the dressing room getting ready to appear on the show, she had received a note from the Minnesota senator, apologizing again for the rehearsal kiss and the photo that happened in 2006 when they were on a USO tour.
"He'd reached out, would like to talk to me personally," radio host Leeann Tweeden said, adding, "I will," when asked.
One day earlier, Tweeden charged the former Saturday Night Live… Read
Seth Meyers Tackles Al Franken, Updates Roy Moore Sex Misconduct Claims
“Congress has been rocked by its own own sexual misconduct allegations this week, with Sen. Al Franken being accused of sexual harassment, and yet more women coming forward to accuse Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of assaulting them as teenagers,” Seth Meyers said on Thursday night’s Late Night.
Meyers discussed the “awful” claims made against the former Saturday Night Live regular, by conservative radio host Leeann Tweeden, then moved on to note those Republicans… Read
Stephen Colbert Addresses Harassment Allegation Against Al Franken
“Every day seems like we find out about another high-profile sexual harasser,” Stephen Colbert said at the top of Thursday’s Late Show. “And today is no exception.”
“Brace yourself,” he warned his Ed Sullivan Theater audience. “Because it’s Sen. Al Franken. He’s been accused of kissing and groping a woman without her consent.”
The theater crowd gasped, Franken being a Friend of Late Show.
“Come on, Franken!” Colbert ranted. “I guess there are no good people left. So… Read
‘Rampage’ Trailer: ‘San Andreas’ Team Back In Action, Animal-Style
Dwayne Johnson and his San Andreas director Brad Peyton are back on the big screen for Rampage, the movie adaptation of the video game that New Line Cinema and Warner Bros are prepping for an April 20 release. Check out the trailer above.
In the screenplay by Ryan Engle and Carlton Cuse & Ryan J. Condal and Adam Sztykiel, Johnson plays a primatologist who must save the world after a rogue genetic experiment mutates animals — including a beloved silverback gorilla he saved… Read
‘Justice League’ Review: DC Superhero Mashup Proves That More Isn’t Necessarily Better
With the success of Marvel’s The Avengers movies, it was inevitable that Warner Bros’ DC brand of comic book superheroes would go tit for tat and find a way to save the universe together.
Justice League calls to duty Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Cyborg, Aquaman and Superman to battle Steppenwolf (Ciarán Hinds), a new evil villain — not the rock band — in a DC all-star package. But despite the talents of screenwriters Chris Terrio (Oscar winner for Argo) and Joss… Read
‘Cocaine Godmother’: Lifetime Lines Up Trailer & Premiere Date For Catherine Zeta-Jones Telefilm; 2 Other Pics Dated
Cocaine Godmother, the Lifetime pic starring Catherine Zeta-Jones as the drug queenpin Griselda Blanco, has scored a January 20 premiere date. The cable net also dispensed the first trailer for the film; watch it above.
Lifetime today also dated its telepics Faith Under Fire (January 27) and The Simone Biles Story (February 3).
Directed by Guillermo Navarro, Cocaine Godmother is based on the life of Miami drug lord Blanco, one the original "Cocaine Cowboys" who pioneered… Read