Movies

Why ‘Booksmart’ is one of the best coming-of-age movies

I recently rewatched the 2019 movie, Booksmart, directed by Olivia Wilde and starring Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever. Upon rewatching, I’ve realized that the film is probably one of the best coming-of-age movies ever made despite its below-average performance at the box office.

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‘Black Widow’ Review: Good but not Great

After many delays because of the pandemic, Marvel finally returned to the big screen with the highly anticipated Black Widow. Was it worth the wait after a year of delay?

The film is a decent movie, the action sequences were good, the storyline was intriguing, and the cast was outstanding, but where does it stand in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? The answer is that it’s an average Marvel film. Nothing spectacular, but nothing terrible either.

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Ten Reasons Why ‘Lord of the Rings’ is the Ultimate Movie Franchise

The scenery is unreal. Filmed in New Zealand, the landscapes featured in this trilogy are visually stunning. Although sometimes I do wonder how the hobbits managed to trek through snowy mountaintops without wearing shoes.

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Hugh Jackman Teases Wolverine Return

Ever since Disney acquired 20th Century Fox, comic book fans have been waiting to see the X-Men universe joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and now Hugh Jackman has fans freaking out about him ‘possibly’ returning as the one and only Wolverine. The Australian actor debuted as Wolverine back in 2000’s X-Men, and he played the iconic character throughout the next 17 years.

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The Most Anticipated Movies for the Rest of 2021

As we enter the month of July, here are some of the most anticipated films for the next half of 2021.

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‘Luca’: A Perfect Summer Delight

‘Luca’ is the newest addition to the Pixar library, and it is a beautiful coming of age story between two young boys…I mean… sea monsters. The story follows two young sea monsters who can transform into humans when they leave the ocean, Luca (Jacob Tremnlay) and Alberto (Jack Dylan Grazer) as they explore the Italian town called Portorosso.

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How ‘Space Jam’ is Changing with the Times

‘Space Jam’, the 1996 film starring Michael Jordan, and of course, Bugs Bunny, was an iconic movie which playfully introduced basketball to the world-renowned Looney Tunes family. This July, a new ‘Space Jam’ movie will take the screen, hopefully living up to its predecessor.

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Martin Scorsese Claims ‘Raging Bull’ Could Have Been His Last Film

In a recent interview by Leonardo Di Caprio at the Tribeca Film Festival, Martin Scorsese said that Raging Bull could have been his last movie.
Raging Bull is being screened on the final day of the festival and DiCaprio asked Scorsese about the film. After finishing the film, Scorsese said he “didn’t care what happened to it, or if I made another movie.”

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5 Netflix Movies to Binge this Summer

Several new movies have come to Netflix just in time for summer movie nights. Here are a few of my favorites to add to your 2000’s rom-com watchlist.

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Is Disney’s Strategy for Star Wars and Marvel Working?

Disney owns two of the biggest movie brands ever in Star Wars and Marvel but the main storylines to those brands have been ended for now. The strategy Disney, the owner of these franchises, has been using to create more content for these brands is spin-offs, whether it is a show or movie. Most recently, Disney released a TV show called Loki based on Thor’s brother, and God of Mischief, Loki.

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Tyler Perry Ends Madea’s Retirement, ‘A Madea Homecoming’ to Premiere on Netflix

Tyler Perry and Netflix have announced a new movie in the Madea franchise named A Madea Homecoming and it will premiere exclusively on Netflix. Perry will be the writer, director, and executive producer of the film.

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Paramount Studios Announce a Third ‘A Quiet Place’ Movie

Paramount has announced that a third film in the A Quiet Place series will be released in March 2023. The second film A Quiet Place 2 was just released last week and had an exceptionally good week in the box office. It is expected that A Quiet Place 2 will exceed over $100 million in the box office after grossing $58 million over the weekend.

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