There’s a reason why the Tom Hanks naval drama was dumped from a theatrical release to Apple TV+. The World War II movie is one of dullest entry in the genre, and the shortest clocking in at 88 minutes. With little character development, GREYHOUND has some intense moments and intrigue, but initially it's difficult to become invested in it.
A hybrid of live-action and CGI, Disney's THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN not only looks amazing but the viewing may require tissues. In an adaptation of Katherine Applegate’s bestselling book, a circus gorilla named Ivan longs to live in the wild after meeting a baby elephant named Ruby. Bryan Cranston stars as the human who raised Ivan voiced by Sam Rockwell.Angelina Jolie, Helen Mirren and Danny DeVito lend their voices for the other animals.
Michael B. Jordan curates a summer screening program called “A Night at the Drive-In” with double-features that reflect multi-cultural voices such as BLACK PANTHER, SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE, GIRLS TRIP and others. Jordan's Outlier Society partnered with Amazon Studios and Prime Video at no cost to attendees, and also to support black businesses.
At the end of VOLITION, the main character boils down the events that have just unfolded to a single piece of dialogue. “Maybe it is that simple.” Actually the movie from first time feature film director Tony Dean Smith is anything but simple.
Walter Mercado was a staple in every Latino household with his televised astrological forecast. Many of us thought his Liberace-style on screen persona was just that but Netflix's original documentary, MUCHO MUCHO AMOR shows the beloved television personality is exactly what we see on screen.
If "The Boys" season one wasn't insane enough, the sophomore outing is going to be even more bonkers judging by the new teaser trailer. A new poster was also released which reinforces the trailer - the Boys are now wanted men.
Following her breakout hit in Lee Daniel's series "Star," Brittany O'Grady returns to television in "Little Voice" on Apple TV+. The new series is produced by J.J. Abrams, Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson. Brittany talks to CineMovie about her new role in the inspiring show.
Amazon Prime Video and Diego Luna are serving up some delicious dishes and hard hitting discussions for "Pan y Circo," a new series created by Diego Luna through his production company with bestie Gael García Bernal. He invites his celebrity friends like Bernal to dinner prepared by renowned Mexican chefs. Dinner topics will include politics, activism and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Hollywood Critics Association announced the winners of the 3rd annual HCA Midseason Awards on Thursday. Spike Lee's DA 5 BLOODS Netflix movie was the big winner with four top awards going to Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Male Director. The winners for best television shows and streaming service series were also announced.
Last week, Funimation brought together a virtual industry panel at FunimationCon 2020, and dropped tons of news for their new and returning series, an upcoming theatrical release, expansion of Funimation to Latin America and their streaming service. Get the breakdown of the news.
Kevin Hart pairs up with an unlikely cohort in DIE HART, a new Quibi series that riffs on the DIE HARD title. Watch the new trailer with Kevin Hart playing a fictionalized version of himself starring opposite John Travolta.
Senator John Lewis' 60 plus years of social activism and legislative action in Congress is captured in a new documentary, JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE now available on Digital. The film directed by Dawn Porter chronicles his early life as a sharecroppers son, his fateful meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957, his training as a Freedom Rider fighting for equality and on the campaign trail supporting new incumbents. CineMovie talked to one of the producers, Erika Alexander in our first podcast below.
If you want to become an actor, The Juilliard School in NYC is the go-to place to study drama. The school's prestigious art program graduated some of the best actors of this generation including Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Patti LuPone, Anthony Mackie, Laura Linney just to name a few. Many of these actors credit one the founders of the school's legendary Drama Division, Moni Yakim as an inspiration with his unusual teaching technique. A new documentary, CREATING A CHARACTER: THE MONI YAKIM LEGACY takes audiences into his class and how his roots as a mime helped develop his technique. CineMovie talked to the legendary teacher about his distinctive teaching methods.