Steven Spielberg is behind the camera once again to bring us the virtual reality universe of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One. It’s the talk of the San Diego Comic-Con. Watch the trailer and let us know what you think.
Mexican director Guillermo del Toro is once again behind the camera, this time, with a fantasy romance film titled “The Shape Of Water” directed, written and produced by him. The story is about an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.Read More
If you have seen the indie film Beatriz at Dinner, I’m sure you have a few questions to ask Puerto Rican director Miguel Arteta about the movie, particularly its ending. But before we address that big elephant in the room, I had the chance to interview Mr. Arteta, for our Highly Relevant podcast, and I asked him several questions, close to 20 minutes in total, which spawned some memorable answers about his Puerto Rican heritage, the Latino experience in America, Salma Hayek’s business prowess, that controversial movie ending, and how he believes without a doubt, The Matrix is the first multicultural blockbuster film created in Hollywood. This Q&A has been edited for clarity. Read More
The newest reboot of the beloved Spider-Man tale is just around the corner! Spider-Man: Homecoming is already making quite a buzz worldwide, and for all the right reasons. Producers, Kevin Feige (Marvel) and Amy Pascal (Sony), and director Jon Watts, are making the right and overdue casting choices. Sony and Marvel Studio’s, Spider-Man: Homecoming, is the complete package, not only does it have a star-studded cast, but the cast is multiethnic! Representation is happening and not just as a scene stealer but as a whole, and cohesive narrative.Read More
This week in movies we see the release of Michael Bay’s final direction of a Transformers movie. We’ll have a review this Wednesday at 4pm. Also, there’s an informative food doc about GMO’s you should see it’s called Food Evolution. Now that Amazon has bought Whole Foods, this doc comes at a right time for our nutritious curiosity. We like the indies this week. Beguiled with a fantastic cast starring Nicole Kidman, who has had some sort of renaissance, plus, The Big Sick where white and Middle Eastern characters begin to interact romantically in cinema. Enjoy the trailers and remember to listen to our podcastthis Fridayfor our review of Transformers: The Last Knight.Read More
A black superhero on the Hollywood screen. That is Marvel Studios’ quest with Black Panther, to bring more diversity to the screen while still making money. Will it work? They’re at least going to try. So to hype up the film, Marvel just released the first poster from the film with the debut of the teaser trailer tonight during the NBA Finals.Read More
Back in March we posted the new trailer to Disney/Pixar’s Coco. Now, they have announced their new Latino voice cast, plus has revealed a first look at their new poster. According to co-director Adrian Molina, “Our voice cast is incredibly talented, helping to shape our eclectic group of characters. Each actor has told us they find something relatable in this film, so they’re finding it easy to capture the heart of this story—it’s all about family, so we hope that these characters will resonate with everyone.” Check out the full cast after the jump.Read More
These segments are my absolute favorites because of how informative they are. It takes me a full day of focus to research all the items, which are usually about 10, to digest and put them into succinct words ready for television. I was very happy to be able to review the biggest and buzziest film of the year – Wonder Woman along with recommending several other other movies, music albums and TV shows for you to see and listen to this June. Please, click on the video and see what catches your eye!