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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Review – Hellboy (2019)

Is the new Hellboy starring David Harbour really that bad? Check out our thoughts below!

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“Based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.”

Cinephellas Podcast – Episode 30 (Interview with Gabriela Lopez)

On this episode of the Cinephellas Podcast, Nile Fortner interviewed Gabriela Lopez about her role in the new film, The Browsing Effect. The film is now available on Digital and On Demand.

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“The seemingly endless possibilities of dating apps send a group of friends into a whirlwind of sex, jealousy, and self-doubt in this ensemble comedy that examines dating culture in the age of swiping.”

Review – The Public (2019)

by Cine-Ma

Emilio Estevez returns to the big screen after a nine year absence with a film he has written, produced, directed, and stars in called The Public. It’s a story about Stuart Goodson, a supervisor in the non-fiction section of the third floor of the Cincinnati Public Library. It takes place during one of the most life-threatening cold snaps in the city’s history which affects the homeless patrons of the library when they have to return to the streets after the library closes for the night. Also appearing in the film are Jeffrey Wright , Alec Baldwin, Christian Slater, Michael K. Williams, and Jena Malone.

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Review – US (2019)

by Kevin Muller

There are movies, like any entry out of The Fast and the Furious series, that you invest time, marvel at the action, say something positive, or negative, about it, and then walk out of the theater. Sure, you may talk about it with your friends about the physic defying action, but it won’t hit you the way Jordan Peele’s new film Us does. You will go through all the motions mentioned, but it isn’t a film you will react to, but let sink in and digest. It’s the type of movie that throws so much at you, most of it works, and rattles your brain. It’s a very ambitious and worthy follow up to his first film, Get Out, which won him acclaim and an Academy Award for “Best Original Screenplay.”

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Review – Pet Sematary (2019)

Sometimes Dead is Better. We reviewed the brand new Pet Sematary film based off the famous Stephen King novel.

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“Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.