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Veronica Mars (2019) hits DVD on Oct. 22

The wait is over. Television’s favorite super-sleuth is back, and on a mission to save Neptune. Discover more secrets, snooping and seduction like never before as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases “Veronica Mars (2019): The Complete First Season” on DVD Oct. 22, 2019. “Veronica Mars ([...]

Sonic The Hedgehog redesign is official

The fan base of Sonic the Hedgehog is notoriously loyal, to the point of fanaticism. Each new game is awaited anxiously when announced, debated passionately upon arriving, and likewise defended ferociously from outside criticism. So, when an official Sonic the Hedgehog live action film was announced[...]

Is DC back from the brink?

It wasn’t so long ago that “Batman v. Superman” was splitting audiences down the middle. Some said it was okay, while others were cringing at the name Martha somehow being the ultimate resolution to a superhero conflict. No problem, fans thought nervously, surely they’ll bring it back in the[...]

What to expect from the 2019 Oscars

The most exciting film event of the year is fast approaching, with pundits and fans across the world making their predictions and calculating the odds for who will win. The 91st Academy Awards is set to take place on Feb. 24 in the historic home of the Oscars, the Dolby Theatre. With 2018 having bee[...]

A look at Disney’s upcoming remakes

A tweet went out at the end of November 2018 stating Walt Disney had left in his will that all movies should be remade after every 10 years. This tweet stated that the reason for these remakes was so that each generation could have its chance of watching the movies. This was, however, proven to [&he[...]

Review: A Bread Factory, Part Two

— by BEV QUESTAD — Hold on, ye professed intellectuals! Patrick Wang takes the time with left-over funding from “A Bread Factory, Part One” to do a second response to the real-life story of a New England community arts center in trouble. In case “Part One” wasn’t experimental e[...]

41st Portland International Film Festival

— by BEV QUESTAD — Each February, Portland, Oregon, sparkles up with PIFF, the Portland International Film Festival. This year’s opening night gala – abounding with Pinot Noir, grilled vegetables, quinoa and baklava – was a maximum capacity event. The movie of the night was “The [...]

Previewing the 90th Academy Awards

The 90th Academy Awards ceremony is growing agonisingly close and the film industry is on tenterhooks to see who will seize glory. Jimmy Kimmel is returning to host Hollywood’s most celebrated event of the year at the Dolby Theatre in LA on March 4 and speculation is raging among fans over who wil[...]

Two movies take Sundance by storm

— by CRAIG SMITH — As the film buffs among us are no doubt aware, this year’s 2018 Sundance Film Festival took place in Park City, in Utah, from Jan. 21 through Jan. 28. More than 100 independent films were showcased this year, with entries from a total of 29 different countries being [...]

Steven Soderbergh goes mobile with Unsane

— by CRAIG SMITH — Steven Soderbergh is no stranger to the Oscars thanks to his slick Hollywood fare, as fans of “Ocean’s Eleven” and “Erin Brockovich” will be quick to tell you. But his latest movie, the horror thriller “Unsane,” was shot entirely on iPhones. What’s more[...]

Amobee reveals 2018’s most anticipated films

— by CRAIG SMITH — Given how superheroes are currently dominating the marketplace, and that these types of films get an almost endless amount of publicity and hype that can start even years in advance, it should come as no surprise that, for the second year in a row, they are prevailing [...]

Neeson says accusations are going too far

— by CRAIG SMITH — Liam Neeson, part and parcel of the Hollywood A-list, is suggesting that the current treatment of some of the biggest celebrities in the world, such as Garrison Keillor, has become excessive. Neeson described the current wave of allegations of sexual misconduct sweepin[...]

DiCaprio set for Tarantino’s Manson film

— by CRAIG SMITH — Leonardo DiCaprio will be playing an actor getting on in years in the ninth offering by Quentin Tarantino, joining Margot Robbie, with the latter reportedly being lined up to take the role of Sharon Tate. A possible Pulp Fiction-Type ensemble piece DiCaprio’s role wi[...]

Wahlberg donates money to Time’s Up Fund

— by CRAIG SMITH — Mark Wahlberg has donated the $1.5 million he took as a reward for film reshoots for “All the Money in the World” to the Time’s Up fund. Furthermore, he has done so in the name of his co-star, Michelle Williams, who was paid only $1,000 for the re-shoots that wer[...]