Charming and heartfelt in ways that most people wouldn’t associate with a Transformers movie, Bumblebee won’t be confused by anyone for high art or essential viewing, but it’s a pleasant enough blockbuster prequel that will please family members of all ages equally.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is nothing shy of brilliant; the only truly unmissable blockbuster of the holiday movie season.
Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game is one of my all-time favorite books, and today the first trailer for the upcoming big-screen adaptation finally arrived, and it left me covered with goosebumps.
Debuting on DVD and Blu-ray this week: the Coen brothers’ True Grit, with Jeff Bridges and Hailee Steinfeld; the silly romantic comedy Just Go With It, starring Adam Sandler; the thriller Sanctum, by director Alister Grierson; plus a look at Blue Crush 2 and the final season of Stargate Universe.
Hollywood rolled out the limousines, champagne, and all of their A-listers as the 83rd Academy Awards took over the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood for the annual cinematic schmooze-fest.
Opening this week, just in time for the holidays: Jeff Bridges stars in the Coen brothers’ Western, True Grit; Jack Black is off to the land of the wee folk in Gulliver’s Travels; Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller are back for another round in Little Fockers; plus a look at Barney’s Version.