It has been about a month since the launch of Disney+, the new streaming service from Disney that not only provides access to the vast majority of the studio’s deep library of content, but exclusive films and series.
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Late in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighbor” — the film starring Tom Hanks as beloved children’s TV host Mister Rogers — a journalist writing an article about Fred Rogers is told, “It isn’t really about Mister Rogers, I mean it is, but there’s a lot of you in here.”
“Charlie’s Angels,” a brand that started as a 1970s TV series about a group of women who fight crime thanks to a mysterious benefactor, is from a bygone era in which female heroes had to be titillating. Sure, the angels could best the bad guys, but it was important that they looked fab-u-lou…
Writer/director Mike Flanagan’s “Doctor Sleep” has the seemingly impossible task of being a sequel to both Stephen KIng’s 1977 novel “The Shining” and Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 film adaptation. Miraculously, he pulls it off.
Thirty-five years after the original “Terminator” film was released, we now have “Terminator: Dark Fate,” the sixth film in the franchise, and the fourth unnecessary sequel. But of these gratuitous sequels, “Dark Fate” is the strongest.
FRYEBURG, Maine — Asbury Shorts, New York's longest running short film exhibition and touring show, returns to Fryeburg, Maine for a 10th consecutive year on Friday night, Nov. 8, presenting its nationally recognized 38th Short Film Concert.
There has been an increasing nostalgia for the horror 1980s, as evidenced by the Netflix series "Stranger Things" and films like "It" being set in the time period and films such as "The Babysitter" and “Happy Death Day” obviously being inspired by the era.
Director Todd Phillips’ “Joker” isn’t the first comic book movie with a dark tone and serious themes, but it is the most removed from what people expect from a film linked to a superhero property.
“Hustlers,” based on a true story of a group of former strippers who conned men out of thousands of dollars, is more significant than it seems at first blush. It is a film starring and made by women with the backdrop of a subject matter that typically exploits women.
Pennywise the Dancing Clown (a still terrifying Bill Skarsgård) returns to create more mayhem in director Andy Muschietti’s “It Chapter 2,” the follow-up to his 2017 adaptation of the first part of Stephen King’s 1,138-page opus.
Several weeks ago, I wrote a piece about films that could benefit from being transitioned to the stage as plays as opposed to the current trend of taking popular films and turning them into musicals. But now I want to offer some left-field choices for movies to be adapted as musicals.
With “The Lion King,” Disney has unleashed its third “live-action” remake in less than six months, following “Dumbo” and “Aladdin.” I put live-action in quotation marks because this new “Lion King” is still animated, albeit with photo-realistic computer animation.