A re-imagining of Disney’s classic family film, Pete’s Dragon centers on a 10-year-old boy named Pete (Oakes Fegley) who claims that he lives in the woods with a green dragon named Elliot. Bryce Dallas Howard is Grace, a forest ranger who grew up with stories weaved by her wood carver father (Robert Redford) about a [...]
Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski’s magnum opus Dekalog (although some would argue it’s his Colors trilogy), an ambitious 10-episode drama centering on the lives of housing complex residents in late-Communist Poland, has now been restored. Remembering the 20th anniversary of the director’s passing, Dekalog starts its theatrical run at New York’s IFC Center starting September 2nd [...]
Despite lukewarm reviews, Jason Bourne was the top earner ar this weekend’s box office as it took in $60 million. Considering the movie has an estimated budget of $120 million, Jason Bourne should reap a solid profit for Universal. Meanwhile, Bad Moms had a solid debut with $23.4 million,and the Mila Kunis headlined comedy’s economical [...]
At just 15 years old, actress Mackenzie Foy has already carved out a solid resume thanks to her work in two Twilight films and her standout turn in Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic Interstellar. Foy spent four years voicing the “little girl” in the upcoming animated feature The Little Prince which premieres on Netflix August [...]
Opening in select theaters July 29, Gleason centers on former NFL defensive back Steve Gleason’s battle with ALS. Upon receiving the news, Gleason also learns that his wife Michel is pregnant and immediately decides to tape video messages to his son Rivers for posterity. Throughout the documentary we also witness Steve and Michel’s hard work [...]
On this week’s CinemAddicts podcast, we review Jason Bourne, the latest installment of The Bourne Identity franchise. Director Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon are back to spearhead the project which is a follow-up to 2007’s The Bourne Ultimatum (the companion piece The Bourne Legacy, which stars Jeremy Renner, [...]
Renowned filmmaker Luc Besson, who scored a huge hit with his 2014 action thriller Lucy, is back with the 2017 release Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Besson based his space epic on Valerian and Laureline, a French science fiction comic series that he started reading at the age of 10.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays former NSA contractor Edward Snowden in director Oliver Stone’s new film Snowden, and during their interviews at San Diego’s Comic-Con Levitt talked about the one of the film’s most important themes.
“To me, the question is not whether you need privacy or you don’t need privacy,” [...]
Star Trek Beyond is a wonderful 50th anniversary present for Trekkers and movie fans all around the world, and it’s a wonderful continuation of the universe that was created by Gene Roddenberry. Unfortunately, my CinemAddicts podcast partner Anderson Cowan had an entirely different opinion of the movie and wasn’t too thrilled director Justin Lin’s crafting [...]
Now out on Blu-ray, the Ultimate Edition of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is a must have for fans of the theatrical cut as well as comic book enthusiasts. This version, which runs 182 minutes, gives a deeper look into Lex Luthor’s (Jesse Eisenberg) ambitious scheme to kill Superman (Henry Cavill) [...]