1. Sonic 2 – (3 out of 5) – Everyone’s favorite blue hedgehog is back with two more characters from the beloved franchise, Tails and Knuckles. The sequel offers up more of what made the first one a smash. Ben Schwartz, who voices Sonic, has managed to make the furry little guy work so well on the big screen. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for Jim Carrey, who annoyingly continues to chew the scenery around him.
Brendan Fraser stars as a reclusive, morbidly obese English teacher attempting to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter in Darren Aronofsky’s The Whale. Watch our review of the Oscar nominated film from A24.
“A reclusive, morbidly obese English teacher attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter.”
Kevin is back with a new segment called “Se7en with Kevin,” where he reviews the last seven movies he has watched. In this segment, he shares his thoughts on the films he’s watched recently and his thoughts on the Best Actress controversy involving Andrea Riseborough, Danielle Deadwyler, and Viola Davis.
Olivia Coleman stars in the Sam Mendes film Empire of Light, a drama about the power of human connection during turbulent times, set in an English coastal town in the early 1980s. Logan and Henry review the Oscar-nominated film, now streaming on HBO Max.
“Writer-director Sam Mendes’ poignant love letter to the movies centers on the bond between employees of an old cinema in an English seaside town in the early 1980s.”
“As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults) Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family’s fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music by wanting to go to Berklee College of Music and her fear of abandoning her parents.”
“Bill O’Neal infiltrates the Black Panther Party per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Party Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.”
“Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe Deacon is sent to Los Angeles for what should have been a quick evidence-gathering assignment. Instead, he becomes embroiled in the search for a serial killer who is terrorizing the city.”