As the former Wrestler Vader used to say, it’s time, it’s Time! It’s Captain Marvel (Brie Larson ) time! Ok, that line sounds better in my head than it does on paper, but we’ll go with it. All the obnoxious, toxic, manufactured controversy aside this movie works and works well. It’s not the greatest movie in the world, but then I think most Marvel films are way overrated, but this is a solid time at the theaters.
The sequel to Disney’s repurposing of Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty – Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – seems, from the title, to be placing her back on the wrong side of things.
Walt Disney Studios has just announced that Maleficent: Mistress of Evil will be released on October, 2019.
There is also a beautifully creepy new poster (below).
GKIDS and Fathom Events are partnering for Studio Ghibli Fest 2019 -the third annual celebration of animated film from one of the world’s finest animation studios.
Studio Ghibli Fest 2019 will feature nine films from the studio’s library – ranging from stunning masterworks like Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro and Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind to more intimate titles like Kiki’s Delivery Service and The Secret World of Arrietty.
The full schedule of films follows.
Director Tara Wood has successfully reclaimed the rights to the authorized Quentin Tarantino documentary feature, 21 Years: Quentin Tarantino – featuring such Tarantino stalwarts as Zoë Bell, Robert Forster and Samuel L. Jackson – from the wreckage of The Weinstein Company.
When a young Yeti appears on a Shanghai apartment building’s rooftop, a teenaged girl and her friends vow to take him home – to Mount Everest.
Abominable opens on September 27th – a full synopsis follows.
Everybody’s welcome at Ma’s. But good luck getting home safe.
Ma opens on May 31st. The film’s synopsis follows.
Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Favourite was the big winner at the 2019 BAFTAs (the British Oscars) – taking seven awards including Outstanding British Film, Leading Actress and Supporting Actress.
Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma received four awards including Best Film, Film Not In The English Language and Best Director.
A complete list of winners follows.
Disney has released a special sneak peek for it’s upcoming Tim Burton film, Dumbo.
Dumbo opens March 29th. Check out the sneak peek below.
If you happen to be in the San Joes area, this could be fun. Cinemark and SPACES are bringing the future of entertainment to today where guests of all ages enter an exhilarating “Terminator” experience that blends 4D effects, 3D face scanning, physical interaction, wind, movement and social group play. Tickets are now available at cinemark.com/spaces. The experience is at the brand-new, multi-sensory virtual reality (VR) SPACES Center at Cinemark’s Century 20 Oakridge and XD theatre in San Jose.
The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals has announced that Paramount Pictures’ Pet Semetary will the Festival’s closing film.
Pet Semetary opens on April 5th. A new trailer will drop tomorrow. Details follow.
When the last of her kind enlists the aid or world-renowned adventurer Sir Lionel Frost to help find her cousins – the Yeti – it won’t be easy.
Missing Link – from LAIKA Studios (Kubo and the Two Strings) – will be in theaters on April 12th. The new trailer follows.