Movie Monday: Friday’s Upcoming Movie Releases for 6/23

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, June 23, 2017: “Transformers: The Last Knight” Rated PG-13. 148 minutes. Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller. -Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Stanley Tucci, Anthony Hopkins; Director: Michael Bay. “The Big Sick” Rated R. 119 minutes. Comedy, Romance. -Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano; Director: Michael Showalter. “The Beguiled” Rated R. 94 minutes. Drama, Western. -Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Colin Farrell; Director: Sofia Coppola. “The Bad Batch” Rated R. 118 minutes. Romance, Sci-Fi. -Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa,Read More

Marvel Monday: The first teaser trailer for Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’

TweetHe’s the rebel King of the fictional Wakanda nation that made his prowling big-screen debut opposite fellow warrior and Avenger Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) in last summer’s “Captain America: Civil War”.  Now, the world’s first black superhero is about to be the first black superhero headlining his own movie in the cinematic world of Marvel since Wesley Snipes’ Blade two decades ago. Enter the jungle of Marvel’s “Black Panther” with this teaser trailer of Chadwick Boseman, who let vengeance for his father’s murder consumed him throughout the superhero “Civil War”,Read More

Movie Monday: Friday’s Upcoming Movie Releases for 6/16

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, June 16, 2017: “Cars 3” Rated G. 109 minutes. Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport. -Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion; Director: Brian Fee. “Rough Night” Rated R. 101 minutes. Comedy. -Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Kravitz, Kate McKinnon, Demi Moore; Director: Lucia Aniello. “All Eyez on Me” Rated R. 140 minutes. Biography, Drama, Music. -Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham, Annie Ilonzeh; Director: Benny Boom. “47 Meters Down” Rated PG-13. 89 minutes. Horror, Thriller. -Mandy Moore, ClaireRead More

Holy Bat-breaking News! Adam West, aka TV’s ‘Batman’, dead at 88

TweetThe superhero world was hit with a ‘POW!’ with the death of actor Adam West, who passed away Friday night after a short battle with leukemia at the age at 88. West was, is, and will forever be known as ABC’s “Batman”, which aired from 1966 to 1968.  Over the course of 120 episodes and one feature film, there was pure grade-A Adam West as the cool and campy Caped Crusader and dashing millionaire Bruce Wayne.  With Burt Ward’s eager-beaver Dick Grayson/Boy Wonder Robin, Batman fought for law and order,Read More

Movie Monday: Friday’s Upcoming Movie Releases for 6/9

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, June 9, 2017: “The Mummy” Rated PG-13. 110 minutes. Action, Adventure, Fantasy. -Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Russell Crowe; Director: Alex Kurtzman. “Megan Leavey” Rated PG-13. 116 minutes. Biography, Drama, War. -Kate Mara, Bradley Whitford, Geraldine James, Tom Felton; Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite. “Beatriz at Dinner” Rated R. 83 minutes. Comedy. -Salma Hayek, Chloe Sevigny, John Lithgow, Connie Britton; Director: Miguel Arteta. “My Cousin Rachel” Rated PG-13. 106 minutes. Drama, Mystery, Romance. -Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Iain Glen,Read More

Movie Review: “Wonder Woman” flies into theaters everywhere

TweetWe all know that after 76 years, Wonder Woman is wonderful. But after seeing this movie, she is still wonderful thanks the direction of Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot, who embodies everything about the female superhero as much as Lynda Carter did – and still do – on the small screen four decades ago.  In other words, “Wonder Woman” was not only the exception of last year’s “Batman v. Superman”, but the film and character is indeed the true dawn of justice in the DC Cinematic World. Born on ParadiseRead More

Superhero Saturday: Wonder Woman Day

TweetThis weekend will be wonderful indeed with not only Gal Gadot as “Wonder Woman”, but the titular Amazonian warrior princess will have an entire day devoted to her in the name of all that is right and might. Created by William Moulton Marston, Wonder Woman is both an American legend and rebel in the male-dominated world of superheroes. Since 1941, Princess Diana of Themyscira has been fighting the good fight for freedom, liberty, democracy, equality, truth, compassion, love, joy, peace, and justice.  Born on Paradise Island, she comes to theRead More

Review: “Baywatch” Movie is a Risque, Rowdy Romp

TweetI went to an advance screening of the new “Baywatch” movie at the MJR Troy Grand Digital Cinema 16 on Tuesday night and had a good time. Ever since I moved to L.A. for a year in 1980, I’ve been in love with the Pacific Ocean. It was love at first sight. We were both emotionally available. I was in love with a girl from Cincinnati; but I had room in my heart for Earth’s largest ocean, too. The movie starts off with some great principal photography of said Ocean,Read More

Fun Flashback Friday: The History of “Baywatch”

TweetIt’s going to be a Memorial Day weekend at the box office beach with “Baywatch “starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Zac Efron.  It is a big-screen adaptation of the widely popular 1990s action-adventure series starring David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson, who will be making cameo appearances in the film. Once the world’s most-watched show, “Baywatch” debuted on NBC in 1989, but drowned after one season.  However, thanks to the Hoff, it was revived a year later into syndication, where it became a guilty pleasure with its simple premise: MitchRead More

Movie Monday: Friday’s Upcoming Movie Releases for 5/26

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Thursday, May 25, 2017: “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” Rated PG-13. Action, Adventure, Fantasy. -Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Orlando Bloom; Directors: Joachim Ronning, Espen Sandberg. “Baywatch” Rated R. 116 minutes. Action, Comedy, Drama. -Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddio, Priyanka Chopra; Director: Seth Gordon. “Long Strange Trip” Rated R. 238 minutes. Documentary. -Director: Amir Bar Lev; Stars: Tom Constanten, Jerry Garcia, Donna Godchaux, Keith Doschaux. “Buena Vista Social Club: Adios” Rated PG. 110Read More