The loss of the first female presidential candidate to a misogynist candidate prompted producer/director Cheryl Jacobs “CJ” Crim to examine the repercussions of the 2016 Presidential election from a woman's perspective in RESISTERHOOD. The longtime producer, director and editor of television documentaries follows six diverse activists whose work went into overdrive after the 2016 election to ensure women and LGBTQ+ don't lose their civil rights by motivating others to join in the fight.
Jimmy Yang stars as a struggling comedian in THE OPENING ACT with Cedric the Entertainer, Ken Jeong, Bill Burr, SNL's Alex Moffat, Felipe Esparza and a few cameos from other stand-up comics. Yang is phenomenal in capturing the hardships of overcoming your insecurities and sticking to something you're passionate about no matter the profession.
Oona Laurence is fighting toadies and the rock star demon, the Grand Gruignol played by Tom Felton in the Netflix movie, A BABYSITTER'S GUIDE TO MONTER HUNTING based on the popular books. The actress just turned 18, and she's ready to tackle different kind of roles and take part in stunt work. The star also reveals that perhaps another BAD MOMS may be in the works to complete a trilogy.
Adan Canto ("Designated Survivor," "The Following") stars in a true inspirational movie, 2 HEARTS with Radha Mitchell, Jacob Elordi ("Euphora," THE KISSING BOOTH) and Tiera Skovbye (“Riverdale,” “Once Upon a Time”). In playing Jorge, a man who overcame a life-threatening condition thanks to someone else's generosity, the Mexican-born actor says there is a lesson to be learned from this movie in a time rife with divisiveness and loss. Watch.
The failures of the United States federal government to contain COVID-19 is well-documented in the media but a new documentary, TOTALLY UNDER CONTROL tracks the rise of the deadly virus in broader terms. From Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney with Suzanne Hillinger and Ophelia Harutyunyan, the documentary was filmed in secrecy for the past five months in order to get on record insider information revealing details behind the failed response. TOTALLY UNDER CONTROL compares South Korea's response in contrast to the United States which makes for a riveting watch.
Tom Felton is back in the magic business starring as the rock star-looking demon in Netflix's A BABYSITTER'S GUIDE TO MONSTER HUNTING. The HARRY POTTER star traumatizes young teens as the "Grand Guignol" in the new movie now streaming on Netflix. The actor reveals his nightmare demon was inspired by Rolling Stone's Mick Jagger in his swagger, and the musician in him was thrilled to have a small singing role. CineMovie also asked the actor best known as Draco Malfoy if he's over the Harry Potter craze.
Margaret Morrison has been fighting against injustice and protecting civil rights since 1965 when she marched from Selma to Montgomery. She's featured in the new documentary, RESISTERHOOD. Now 84-years-old, she's still marching and not keeping quiet 55 years later. Watch below as she describes her lifelong activism, why she has a President Barack Obama room, and her response to those who think voting doesn't change anything.
"The Mandalorian" season 2 premiere is just around the corner so Disney+ released four new character art featuring the main bounty hunter, Gina Carano's Cara, Carl Weather's Greef and Baby Yoda or as the show refers to him, the "Child." Check out the new artwork below, and why does Baby Yoda look scared on the movie poster.
The city of Chicago is the subject of a National Geography docuseries, CITY SO REAL from Oscar®-nominated documentarian Steve James. The five-part documentary covers the positive and negative aspect of the city including the gun violence and spirit of the city. Watch the trailer.
As show finales goes, “The Boys” season 2 finale is one of the best in television history. Episode 8 titled “What I Know” was jam-packed with twists, turns and action. The highly satisfying end to season 2 was also full of zingers and indirect digs at the perpetrators of the current racial divide. Below is a run down of the show with spoilers including two deaths, one resurrection and a happy ending for some.
The kooky and spooky family are back for a sequel to THE ADDAMS FAMILY hitting theaters Halloween 2021, hopefully when this pandemic nightmare is over. Bill Hader and Javon "Wanna" Walton are joining THE ADDAMS FAMILY 2 with returning voice cast Charlize Theron, Oscar Isaac, Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Kroll and Bette Midler & Snoop Dogg. The other good news is that MGM is looking to cast a fan in a role in the animated film through a voice challenge. Get the deets below.
THE WAR WITH GRANDPA will have you rooting for the grandparents more so than the kid in the new theatrical release. Teaming up Robert DeNiro, Christopher Walken and Cheech Marin was genius but too bad their efforts were spent on this movie.
Disney's MULAN must have been a success on Disney+ since the studio has now announced Pixar's SOUL will premiere on Disney+ on December 25. The animated film will still be released theatrically in countries where Disney+ is not yet available.