Review – Dark Phoenix (2019)

by Kevin Muller

In the year 2000, the first X-Men dropped and showed us that it was possible to create a comic book movie that felt real, while containing the themes of alienation and prejudice. All these modern day super-hero films, from The Dark Knight films to Marvel’s vast cinematic library, owes a great amount of gratitude to what director Bryan Singer brought to that film. This will be the last time we see these characters under the control of 20th Century Fox. Disney, which owns Marvel, merged with the company and now have control of the mutants, so it is only a matter of time until we see a reboot of the story and its characters. For their final go with the property, Fox have decided to adapt the ever popular Dark Phoenix saga again. They touched upon it in 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand, with mixed results. Does this film improve on it?

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Review – Dumbo (2019)

by Kevin Muller

The Disney canon is full of animated films that are currently getting live action remakes. This year we have Aladdin, The Lion King, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, and this film Dumbo. Each of these projects has a respected director connected to them that have to abide by the guidelines of the mouse house. Dumbo, is a film of extreme sadness about the separation of mother and child. Who better of a person to make that dreadful situation have beauty than director Tim Burton. The most famous film of his Edward Scissorhands was about an isolated creation trying to both fit in and fine love in the world. Can Burton make this story of an elephant, with the gift of flight, have the same emotional impact he gave Edward close to 30 years ago?

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Gal Gadot’s Red Suit Heats up the UK Premiere of Wreck-It Ralph 2!

Gal Gadot looks sleek at the London premiere for Wreck-It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet. In this video, Nile Fortner shares information and the best images of Gadot at the London Premiere. Gadot plays Shank in Wreck-It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet and Gadot is once again playing a strong female character that may be an inspiration for all. In the U.S., the film hits cinemas Nov. 21, 2018 and the UK on the 30th of November, 2018.

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“The Nightmare Before Christmas” 25th Anniversary Edition Arrives on Digital & Blu-ray September 2!

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas the stop-motion animated musical fantasy following Pumpkin King Jack Skellington’s misguided mission to make Yuletide his own, was hailed as a macabre masterpiece when it debuted in 1993 and holds a 95% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Twenty-five years later, fans can relive the merry misadventure—and sing or shriek along in brand-new sing-along mode—with the 25th Anniversary Edition of “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” The new edition allows audiences to experience the story two different ways: the original, full-length film, and all-new sing-along mode, which includes pop-up lyrics to 11 unforgettable songs like “What’s This” and “This Is Halloween.” Viewers can get their spook on instantly via Digital, Movies Anywhere and on Blu-ray September 2.

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