Greetings programs! Join us this week as we look closer at the new Marvel Cinematic UNvierse series Echo and then the new F Gary Gray heist film Lift, which stars Kevin Hart. We liked one of these things more than the other. Listen to find out which!Continue reading “Podcast: Echo & Lift”
Fatherhood starts with an unimaginable loss. Matt (Kevin Hart) and Liz (Deborah Ayorinde) are in the hospital to give birth to their first child. The birth goes well, but soon after, Liz suddenly dies from a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot in her lungs, that leaves Matt devastated and alone to raise his newborn daughter Maddy. Combined with pressure from his mother in law, everything about life looks difficult and bleak, but Matt resolves to raise his child the way that Liz would have wanted.
The opening scenes, cutting back and forth from Maddie’s birth to Liz’s funerals, let you know exactly what kind of film this will be and that Kevin Hart –a man known for being funny– has some dramatic chops, too.Continue reading “Review: ‘Fatherhood’ has a heartfelt performance from Kevin Hart”
Speaking of Sylvester Stallone, remember watching the Grumpy Old Men movies and wishing that they would just start punching one another instead of playing pranks? No, me either, but someone did and here comes
Grumpy Old Men III: Grudge Match, in which Stallone and Robert De Niro play aging boxers who come out of retirement to have one last fight. Let’s watch!