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New in Theaters: “Dear Evan Hansen”

New in Theaters: “Dear Evan Hansen”

1.  “Dear Evan Hansen“  (PG-13)  Trailer 1 and Trailer 2 “Dear Evan Hansen” is from the same people who brought us “La La Land” and “The Greatest Showman”, and it’s already racked up a ton of awards.  The Broadway album earned a Grammy in 2018 and the play picked up multiple Tony awards in 2017, including Best Musical and a Best Actor award for Ben Platt.  He’s back to…MORE

New in Theaters: “Cry Macho” and “Copshop”

New in Theaters: “Cry Macho” and “Copshop”

1.  “Cry Macho“  (PG-13) Clint Eastwood is a washed-up former rodeo star who finds redemption for his wasted life by agreeing to cross the border into Mexico to find his boss’ son.  And as they run from the law, he teaches him what it means to be a good man. As you’d expect, Clint also directed this movie,…MORE

New in Theaters: “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”

New in Theaters: “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”

1.  “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings“  (PG-13)  Trailer   Simu Liu plays your latest Marvel hero and Awkwafina plays his American best friend.  Michelle Yeoh, Tony Leung and Benedict Wong are also in it.  This is the 25th movie in the MCU and the second one of Phase Four. Simu got the lead role after Tweeting about it to Marvel way back in July of…MORE

New in Theaters: The “Candyman” Reboot

New in Theaters: The “Candyman” Reboot

1.  “Candyman“  (R)  Trailer A follow-up to the classic 1992 horror movie about a killer with a hook for a hand, who’s summoned by idiots who are stupid enough to say his name five times into a mirror. This one stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as an artist who moves into a luxury condo that was built over the site of the…MORE

Here’s Who Won the “MTV Movie & TV Awards”

Here’s Who Won the “MTV Movie & TV Awards”

There was another phoned-in award show last night.  It was the “MTV Movie and TV Awards”.  Remember, these awards are gender-neutral, so there are no separate categories for men and women.  Here’s who won:   Best Movie:  “To All the Boys:  Always and Forever”   Best TV Show:  “WandaVision”   Best Performance in a Movie:  Chadwick Boseman,  “Ma Rainey’s Black…MORE

THE OSCARS

THE OSCARS

Last night’s “Oscars” were supposed to be different.  There was supposed to be some kind of “theatrical” quality to the show. But frankly, it was pretty run-of-the-mill, other than an “opening credits“ scene, featuring first presenter REGINA KING walking into L.A.’s Union Station and onto the stage. Also, it was a very small set, with basically just nominees in the…MORE

THE OSCARS

THE OSCARS

“Green Book” won Best Picture at the Oscars last night, while RAMI MALEK won Best Actor for“Bohemian Rhapsody” and OLIVIA COLMAN won Best Actress for “The Favourite”.  ALFONSO CUARON won Best Director for “Roma”. LADY GAGA and SPIKE LEE both picked up their first Oscars.  Spike won for Best Adapted Screenplay for“BlacKkKlansman”, although he was also up…MORE

“Venom” Won the Box Office, but “A Star is Born” Had a Strong Second-Place Opening

“Venom” Won the Box Office, but “A Star is Born” Had a Strong Second-Place Opening

“Venom”crushed the record for an October opening, by debuting with $80 million this weekend.  The previous record-holder was “Gravity”, with $55.8 million.  Meanwhile, “A Star is Born” had a respectable second-place opening, with $41.3 million.  Here’s this weekend’s Top 10 . . . 1.  NEW:  “Venom”, $80 million. 2.  NEW:  “A Star is Born”, $41.3…MORE

Check Out All the Trailers That Premiered at Comic-Con

Check Out All the Trailers That Premiered at Comic-Con

Trailers that debuted at Comic-Con included “Aquaman”, “Shazam”, “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”, “Glass”, and the new season of “The Walking Dead”. Here’s a rundown of all the important trailers that debuted during Comic-Con this weekend . . .   Movie Trailers: DC brought us “Aquaman“ and “Shazam“ . . . plus the streaming series “Titans”,…MORE

The 10 Most Shazamed Songs of All Time

The 10 Most Shazamed Songs of All Time

The music-identifying app Shazam released a list of ‘The 10 Most Shazamed Songs of All Time.’  So, these are the songs that are playing at the mall when you see people holding up their phones trying to figure out what they are.   Here’s the list, along with the number of times they’ve been tagged…MORE

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