Movie Review: Captive State fails to Captivate Michelle!

 

If anyone ever bothers to ask, my all-time favorite movie is actually the TV Mini-Series “V” for me it’s a near perfect movie. Maybe not technically and sure it’s special affects don’t hold up to today’s standards, but from a story point of view I think it’s the perfect film. It’s a film that’s about something more than just explosions it asks what you would do if fascists took over. Would you be collaborator or resistance fighter and it one line in the movie has always stuck with me – “One man’s resistance is another’s terrorist.” I hoped that Captive State would scratch that itch for me, sadly it fails on almost every level. Maybe that’s harsh.

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Stability and Sanity Left the House Trailer: Framing DeLorean!

Money, power, politics, drugs, scandal, and fast cars. The incredible story of John DeLorean is the stuff of a Hollywood screenwriter’s dreams.

Framing DeLorean is the first film to examine the life of the man behind the car – mixing archival film with dramatic re-enactments with a star-studded cast.

It will open on June 7th.

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Trying to Do Something Nice (For Once) Trailer: Family!

When her brother hunters her down to babysit a niece she never knew she had, high-powered, workaholic executive Kate Stone thinks things couldn’t possibly get any worse.

Until her niece runs away to become a Juggalo.

Family opens on April 19th.

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You’re Lucky! He Likes You! Trailer: Mia and the White Lion!

When Mia’s family moves from London to Africa to manage a lion farm, she forms an attachment to Charlie – a white lion cub.

When Mia uncovers an upsetting secret kept hidden by her father, she decides to rescue her friend.

Mia and the White Lion opens on April 12th.

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It’s Chaos Out There Trailer: The Aftermath!

In the aftermath of World War II, Rachael Morgan arrives in Hamburg to be reunited with her husband Lewis. But as they set off for their new home, Rachael is stunned to discover that Lewis has made an unexpected decision: they will be sharing the house with its previous owners, a German widower and his troubled daughter.

The Aftermath opens on March 15th.

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Five Feet Apart Adds a Few Wrinkles to a Formulaic Film!

Five Feet Apart (the screenplay for which was turned into a bestselling novel) is not just a ‘beautiful sick teens in love’ movie. It lacks most of the treacle that tends to get in the way of genuine emotion in these types of films.

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Enter Captain Marvel Trailer: Avengers: Endgame!

There’s a lot of good stuff in the new Avengers: Endgame trailer: new team unis; Hawkeye teaching his daughter(?) the gentle art of archery; a funeral (someone important enough for the Avengers to bear their coffin!); Rocket locked and loaded, and Captain Marvel getting the Asgardian seal of approval – plus the proverbial much, much more).

Pity the new poster is a generic ‘heroes looking into the sky with villain outlined in background’ piece (though at least they’re not all looking at the same piece of sky.

Avengers: Endgame opens on April 26th.

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See Shazam 2 weeks Early, March 23rd! Go to Fandango Now!

Warner Brothers is going hard with Shazam and showing their full confidence in the film by first giving Critics a chance to see the movie a full month before release, by now giving fans the chance to see the movie 2 weeks early.  In an exclusive partnership with Fandango you can get tickets to see the film March 23rd. Go there now, I doubt it tickets will be available by the end of today.

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