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New in Theaters: The 25th Bond Movie

New in Theaters: The 25th Bond Movie

1.  “No Time to Die“  (PG-13)  Trailer Bond has left active service and is trying to enjoy a quiet life in Jamaica when his old CIA friend Felix Leiter asks for help in rescuing a kidnapped scientist.  That puts them on the trail of a new villain armed with the ability to target people by their DNA. This…MORE

New in Theaters: “Venom 2”, “The Addams Family 2” and the “Sopranos” Prequel “The Many Saints of Newark”

New in Theaters: “Venom 2”, “The Addams Family 2” and the “Sopranos” Prequel “The Many Saints of Newark”

1.  “Venom: Let There Be Carnage“  (PG-13)  Trailer Tom Hardy returns as Eddie Brock, the guy who bonded with the alien symbiote Venom.  In this one, Woody Harrelson is a serial killer who survives his execution after becoming the host of a vindictive symbiote called Carnage. Michelle Williams is back as Brock’s ex-fiancée and Naomie Harris is also in it as Woody’s superpowered childhood…MORE

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

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