The Vancouver International Film Festival starts in just two days and now their new streaming platform, VIFF Connect, is available for you all.
Millie Bobby Brown is already a star. Her role in the Netflix series Stranger Things established her as a young actress to watch and her role in last years Godzilla: King of the Monsters cemented that she can indeed act opposite giant CGI monsters on the big screen as well as the small.
There’s always a danger in an actor taking on iconic roles at an early point in their career that they might be typecast. With the release of Enola Holmes this is, I can firmly say, not a danger that Millie Bobby Brown needs to worry about.
She’s great, and this is a good movie.
The first of the Marvel Cinematic Universe television series is finally on it’s way! WandaVision will premiere on Disney+ in December and the first trailer came out yesterday.
It’s a short trailer but there is a lot to look at, so let’s take a closer look.
The next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is set to include, as of this writing, 7 TV series on Disney+ in addition to the six currently announced films. The “Cinematic Universe” is officially more of a “mixed media universe.” Remember when part of the appeal of the films was that they made the impenetrable web of comic book continuity accessible again to new fans? That feels like it’s nearly over.
Anyway, the first of the Disney+ series to hit the service is going to be WandaVision, in which Scarlet Witch seems to be living out a 50s TV fantasy life with Vision. Only one issue: Vision is dead. So what is going on? Let’s take a look!
There are a lot of no good sons of bitches out there. This is the message that Willard Russell (Bill Skarsgård) imparts to his son immediately after brutally beating two men who had made lewd comments about his wife.
Willard teaches his young son Arvin (Michael Banks Repeta) that the world is full of no good sons of bitches, and that using violence against them is not so much a question of if as it is when. Years later, an adult Arvin (Tom Holland) finds himself surrounded by no-good sons of bitches; he remembers his father’s lessons.
The Devil All The Time is a story of generational pain and violence in 1950s Ohio. It is bleak, and unflinching, and also incredibly uneven. If it weren’t anchored by two brilliant performances I’m not sure that I would recommend it. Luckily, it is, so I am.
Jim Cummings is a writer with a unique and specific energy. Now he’s applied that energy to a story of a werewolf attacking a small town with an alcoholic police officer leading the charge.
Let’s take a look!
Tom Holland has a new film debuting on Netflix this week, Antonio Campos adaptation of Donald Ray Pollock’s The Devil All The Time. Holland is a megastar thanks to his role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Peter Parker, the Amazing Spider-Man, but in his 8-year career he has been in a number of great films. Let’s talk about three of them.
Sony finally gave us the info for their upcoming next-gen console, and there was more than enough there to make many people salivate.
The trailer for the second season of everyone’s favourite bounty hunter turned hero The Mandalorian (but not Boba Fest) was released yesterday. However you feel about the show, there is no denying that it looks amazing, so let’s take a closer look.
The 39th Vancouver International Film Festival is coming up soon! From the 24th of September to the 7th of October we’ll be watching and celebrating film. There are over 100 feature films this year in the festival’s remote format, and I sat down with Thomas from MoviesForReel to talk about our most anticipated films of the festival.
That’s right folks,
Not Boba Fett The Mandalorian Season 2 is coming to Disney+ next month and we have a trailer to get us hyped. Let’s take a look.
Johnathan Majors is already having a hell of a year with his performances in Lovecraft Country and Spike Lee’s Da Five Bloods, and now he’s hopping on Marvel Cinematic Universe train.
The plague just claimed two more. Wonder Woman ’84 and Candyman have both been delayed from their October release dates to Christmas and next year, respectively.
Diana Rigg passed away at home this morning at the age of 82 after a battle with cancer.
An icon of the 1960s thanks to her lead role as spy Emma Peel on The Avengers, as well as her turn as the best Bond Girl (yeah I said it) Contessa Teresa di Vicenzo, later Tracy Bond.
Over the course of her decades long career she was nominated for nine Emmys (winning one) and four Tonys (winning one), among a host of other awards and nominations., and being made Dame Commander of the British Empire in 1994 for her services to drama.
More recently she played Oleanna Tyrell in Game of Thrones, One of the most memorable characters in a show full of memorable characters.
Her presence and talent will be missed, and our thoughts are with her family.
Denis Villeneuve’s adaption of Dune is finally coming to theatres and the first trailer is absolutely magnificent, teasing an adaption of epic proportions.
So let’s take a closer look, because the thing is absolutely gorgeous too.