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Dumbo (2019) Review by Tim Nasson

Walt Disney’s 1941 animated classic, Dumbo, has the distinction of being the shortest feature length Disney film of all time, clocking in at a mere 64 minutes. Yes, audiences paid full price for admission to the one hour film up until its final theatrical rerelease in 1976, which I remember vividly, even though I was […]

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Game of Thrones Season 8

Game of Thrones Season 8 trailer is here. The two-minute video begins with Arya Stark, terrified and running in the dark, saying in a voiceover, “I know death, he’s got many faces. I look forward to seeing this one.” The trailer then guides us through what we can expect when Season 8 arrives next month — […]

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Beverly Hills, 90210 and Riverdale Star Luke Perry Dead at 52

Luke Perry, who broke out as a bad boy in the 1990s Fox teen drama “Beverly Hills, 90210,” has died following a stroke last week. He was 52. The actor, was hospitalized last Wednesday morning after paramedics responded to a call that someone at his home in Sherman Oaks, Calif., was suffering a stroke. Perry […]

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A Star Is Born Theatrical Re-Release Friday 1 March with 12 Extra Minutes

This Friday, March 1, for one week only, Warner Bros. Pictures will release an “Encore” version of Bradley Cooper’s global hit “A Star Is Born” in theaters throughout the U.S. and Canada. This special edition of the film contains extended performances of such songs as opener “Black Eyes”; “Alibi”; and Lady Gaga’s Ally in her […]


2019 Oscar Winners – Complete List

2019 Oscar Winners – Complete List By Tim Nasson Green Book won the 2019 Best Picture Oscar, even after Netflix spent over $30 million in marketing trying to buy their first Best Picture Oscar win for Roma. Most in the know knew that the chance of Roma actually winning the Best Picture Oscar was about […]

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Tim Nasson’s Top 10 Movies of 2018

It’s official. Green Book, Roma and Bohemian Rhapsody, are my three favorite movies of 2018. And all three were recognized by the Hollywood Foreign Press at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards as the best movies of 2018. Bohemian Rhapsody (Best Drama), Green Book (Best Comedy or Musical). Roma was not eligible for a Best Picture nod, because […]

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World War Z Sequel Put on Ice

Paramount’s zombies are being iced. The studio is halting pre-production on the sequel to World War Z, the high-profile follow-up to its 2013 hit that starred Brad Pitt. The sequel, with David Fincher in the director’s seat, was on its way to a spring or early summer start of production in Atlanta. Paramount and producers […]

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Oscars ‘honest posters’ for 2019 are more brutal than ever

The Shiznit‘s annual takedown of all the films in contention for Oscars doesn’t disappoint, and this year’s selection is no different. Controversial Best Picture nominees Bohemian Rhapsody and Green Book are featured, of course. The former hints at the sexual allegations made against the film’s original director, Bryan Singer, while the recent news surrounding Green […]

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The Prodigy Review by Dylan Tracy

Let’s face it; in this day and age it takes a lot to create a good scary movie. We have been so spoiled by the genius of Stephen King (think The Shining, Misery and It), Stanley Kubrick, and Alfred Hitchcock that a scary movie in today’s world really has to go above and beyond. Many […]

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Dick Miller, Gremlins and Terminator Star, Dies at 90

Veteran Hollywood character actor Dick Miller, star of Roger Corman’s 1959 cult classic A Bucket of Blood and who played Murray Futterman in Joe Dante’s Gremlins, has died. He was 90. Miller’s death due to natural causes on Wednesday in Toluca Lake was confirmed to Wild About Movies by a family spokesperson, and followed a month […]

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Black Panther Free Movie Screenings at 250 Theaters

Yes, we know. The movie is over a year old, and has been on DVD for months. But, still, there is nothing like seeing a movie on the big screen, especially if it is for free. Black Panther will be back in theaters next month following the film’s best picture Oscar nomination. The screenings will […]

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Stream Movies for Free on Kanopy

If you love watching movies for free, yes, free, there is a new game in town. It is called Kanopy. All you need to access their treasure trove of thousands of movies, including Oscar winners and recent releases, (such as First Reformed, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Lady Bird, Moonlight, The Disaster Artist), is a valid […]

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Kitbull – A Pixar Short Film

Kitbull – A Pixar Short Film Pixar has a pretty impressive track record for making audiences cry, but it has truly outdone itself by achieving full-scale weeps in a matter of mere minutes with the animation studio’s new short film, Kitbull. The film — a production of Pixar’s new SparkShorts program — tells a tearjerking […]

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2019 Oscar Snubs

OK. By now, you are well aware of who did get 2019 Oscar Nominations. Roma and The Favourite lead the 2019 Oscars race with 10 nominations a piece, both having received the two most coveted nods, as well, Best Picture and Best Director. Now let’s take a look at the many who had been in […]

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Glass Review by Dylan Tracy

Believe it or not, Glass is a film that has taken nineteen years to complete. It is the film that connects the worlds of Unbreakable and Split in a two-hour epic finale (or beginning?), and brings the characters David Dunn (Bruce Willis), Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson), and “The Hoard” (James McAvoy’s many characters he […]

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Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story Finds Its Maria

Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story remake has found its Maria. High school student Rachel Zegler, who responded to the production’s open casting call for Latinx actors with a video of herself singing “Tonight” and “Me Siento Hermosa,” will be making her film debut starring in the role played by Natalie Wood in the 1961 classic. […]

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The Upside Wins Big at the Movie Box Office

The long-delayed The Upside — one of the last films made by Harvey Weinstein before the mogul’s demise — beat Aquaman over the weekend with $19.6 million in a surprise victory. Heading into the frame, release tracking showed it opening to no more than $10million domestically. The Upside is also a win for new Weinstein Co. owner […]

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The Upside Review by Tim Nasson

Academy Award nominee Bryan Cranston (Trumbo), Kevin Hart, and Academy Award Winner Nicole Kidman (The Hours) come together in the long delayed The Updside, a remake of the international blockbuster 2011 French film The Intouchables. Directed by Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Limitless), The Upside chronicles the unexpected friendship between Phillip Lacasse (Cranston), a Park Avenue […]

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WildAboutMovies Best and Worst Movies of 2018

2018 had a record breaking year at the U.S. box office, with just shy of $12 billion. And over 800 movies were released in U.S. theaters. Among the more than 30 movies that were bonafide box office hits, (movies earning over $100 at the U.S. box office), many were also critical successes, such as A Star Is […]

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Don Lusk, Animator of Pinocchio, Bambi and Alice In Wonderland, Dies at 105

Don Lusk, the prolific animator whose pencil drawings brought to life Pinocchio, Fantasia and 11 other classic films during Disney’s Golden Age, has died. He was 105. Lusk died Sunday at a retirement home in San Clemente, California, according to his son, Skip Lusk. From 1933-60, Lusk was one of the many animators employed by […]

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Penny Marshall Dead at 75

Penny Marshall, the nasally and good-natured Bronx native who starred on the ABC ratings sensation Laverne & Shirley before shattering records as a top-grossing female director in Hollywood, has died. She was 75. The younger sister of the late writer-director-producer Garry Marshall and the first wife of actor-director Rob Reiner, Marshall died in her Hollywood […]

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2019 Palm Springs Film Festival

The 30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will be held Thursday, January 3 through Monday, January 14, 2019. Highlights for the 2019 Palm Springs Film Festival include: On Thursday, January 3, the annual Film Awards Gala will kick off the festival at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The list of honorees for the 2019 […]

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Kevin Hart Steps Down As Oscars Host Amid Backlash

Kevin Hart stepped down as 2019 Oscars host just two days after the Academy announced he would take on the high-profile gig. The move came amid a mounting controversy after old tweets surfaced in which Hart expressed anti-gay sentiments and used homophobic terminology and slurs. In a tweet late Thursday, Hart officially withdrew from hosting the […]

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2019 Golden Globe Nominees

The 2019 Golden Globe Nominees have been announced. What used to be the laughingstock in Hollywood, The Hollywood Foreign Press, the group who bestow the Golden Globes to the winners, today is something that Universal Pictures, especially, is hoping will help their season’s awards hopeful, Green Room, get a jump-start at the movie box office. […]


2019 TCM Big Screen Classics Series

Film fans can take a yearlong journey through Hollywood history in 2019 when Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) come together for the fourth annual TCM Big Screen Classics, presenting 14 film favorites throughout the year, spanning seven decades. From the Golden Age of Hollywood to groundbreaking movies from the seventies, eighties and nineties, […]