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“The Lion King” (2019): fun, pretty…but why?

“Are you gonna stop me?” Story: Seen Kimba the White Lion? That. Genre I’d put it in: Live Action Unnecessary But Gorgeous Disney Remakes Remake, Sequel, Based-On, or Original: Based on the traditionally animated The Lion King.

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TrailerWatch “Disney’s Mulan” thinks on honor and duty while kicking ass

This first teaser trailer for the live action Mulan ain’t bad y’all. Yes I’m still tetchy about the possibility of swapping dragon Mushu with a phoenix, and Disney booting all the singing (OH COME ON)… But I’m definitely here for … Continue reading

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#31in31 2018: “Day of the Dead” (2008)

“Hey – what happened to fuckface?” Story: It’s the zombie apocalypse again y’all! And the military are doing just fine thank you very much. Oh who are we kidding? It’s a shit show everywhere. Except for the zombies. A few … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: live action “Dumbo” nails the cute

“Show them.” Gotta admit I was skeptical when I heard Disney was coming out with a live action remake of Dumbo. But this looks sweet, and lord knows it’s star studded. Plus, anyone who has a dry eye when “Baby … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: Amazon video’s “Suspiria”

How can anyone top the great Dario Argento? The reboot of Suspiria aims to be in the same ballpark, and with this new trailer, 2018’s Suspiria hopes to harness the same creepy, stylistic mood of the original classic. Synopsis! A darkness … Continue reading

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“Murder on the Orient Express”(2017) – a gorgeous but slightly bumpy ride

Nutshell: Gorgeous visuals, a stellar cast, and a killer mystery adds up to a promising film. Though things tend to sputter midway through, and the plot focuses a bit too heavily on Poirot, it all gets wrapped up nicely.  Plus, … Continue reading

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#31in31 2017 – “The Blob (1988)”

“That’s great; I killed the strawberry jam.” Story: A meteor touches down near a small town.  Requisite stock character Old Man Hermit goes looking for it, and damn if it doesn’t stick to him.  Stick to him good.  A couple … Continue reading

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