“The Lion King” (2019) is a bland, uninspired waste of time

The 2019 rendition of “The Lion King” was directed by Jon Favreau and stars Donald Glover, Beyoncé, John Oliver, James Earl Jones, Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner. The film is a CGI remake of the 1994 original, which is about a young lion named Simba who must learn how to become the next king under … More “The Lion King” (2019) is a bland, uninspired waste of time

“Toy Story 4” keeps one of film’s greatest franchises at the top

“Toy Story 4” was directed by Josh Cooley and stars Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Christina Hendricks and Keanu Reeves. The film is about a new toy named “Forky” that is created by Bonnie, who creates trouble for the rest of the gang when he has no interest in staying with them, … More “Toy Story 4” keeps one of film’s greatest franchises at the top

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is a Phenomenal Breath of Fresh Air

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman, and stars Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Nicolas Cage and Mahershala Ali. The film is about Miles Morales’ becoming of Spider-Man, which takes place while various other Spider-Men join his world from multiple dimensions, threatening to ruin the lives of … More “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is a Phenomenal Breath of Fresh Air

“Christopher Robin” Hits the Feels, but Can’t Quite Nail the Finish

“Christopher Robin” was directed by Marc Forster and stars Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael and Jim Cummings. The film is about an older Christopher Robin who now has a wife and child to look after, and must do so by working extended hours for a job he doesn’t enjoy, until he is visited by … More “Christopher Robin” Hits the Feels, but Can’t Quite Nail the Finish

“Incredibles 2” is Tons of Fun, But Can’t Match the Heights of the Original

“Incredibles 2” was written and directed by Brad Bird and stars Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner and Bob Odenkirk. The film takes place immediately following the events of 2004’s “The Incredibles,” and is about a man looking to bring supers back by using Elastigirl as the main hero, all while Mr. … More “Incredibles 2” is Tons of Fun, But Can’t Match the Heights of the Original

“Isle of Dogs” is Visually Stunning and Incredibly Well-Crafted

“Isle of Dogs” was written and directed by Wes Anderson and stars Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Greta Gerwig and a whole laundry list of other stars. The film is about a dystopian Japan that shipped all of its dogs onto an island full of trash, and one kid named Atari Kobayashi (Rankin) who … More “Isle of Dogs” is Visually Stunning and Incredibly Well-Crafted

“Paddington 2” is one of the Best Kid’s Movie Sequels Ever Made

“Paddington 2” is directed by Paul King and stars Ben Winshaw, Hugh Grant, Sally Hawkins, and Hugh Bonneville. The film is about the young bear of Paddington, now well-adapted with his new family, attempting to get enough money to buy his Aunt Lucy a birthday gift, but this gets Paddington into trouble that threatens to … More “Paddington 2” is one of the Best Kid’s Movie Sequels Ever Made