As the tag line taught us, “If Adventure has a name, it must be Indiana Jones!” The beloved movie hero has returned for one last ride. For Indy’s final quest, director James Mangold (and co-writers David Koepp and John-Henry and
Tribeca 2023- “Stan Lee” David Gelb’s new documentary “Stan Lee” is, for this critic, an important film for two reasons. The first being that the life and career of Stan Lee are inspiring to everyone young and old. Lee was
It’s easy, perhaps flippant, to dismiss a product that gives people joy. No matter this critic’s feelings about the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or comic book-based fantasy films in general, Ryan Coogler’s task of mounting the sequel, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,”
In Robert Zemeckis’ version of the classic Disney tale “Pinocchio”, Joseph Gordon-Levitt does a fantastic job voicing Jiminy Cricket. His vocal styling is near to that of Cliff Edwards (the singer who was the voice of the beloved character in
Eternals, as a Marvel origin character story, falls flat. Director Chloé Zhao works to make it her own film, but there’s not enough fuel to support a story for 10 super heroes.
“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” under performed while managing to take the top spot in its opening frame. Sony’s “Zombieland: Double Tap” opened just behind “Joker” with a slightly higher average take. “Joker” fell into second place as it runs on
Before I delve into Bill Condon’s effervescent and joyous Beauty and the Beast, there’s a minor confession that needs to be laid bare: I hadn’t watched the 1991 animated classic prior to seeing the live-action version. As it turns out,