Star Wars – The Last Jedi – Spoiler-Free Review

The Force has awoken and brought to life a new and unpredictable Star Wars movie, challenging much of what fans were expecting in the sequel to The Force Awakens. Director Rian Johnson brought to life a beautiful looking film that focuses on the passing of the baton from the old generation of heroes to our new protagonist in…

Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ Disney Movie Is Official

If we’re going to have a movie based on a theme park ride, then at least it stars Dwayne Johnson. The Rock himself has been attached to a Jungle Cruise movie, based on the Disney adventure, since 2015, but the project has gone through a number of script rewrites and changes (which feels like a smart…

Review: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

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Disney has taken it upon themselves to give all their classic stories a face lift by making them into live-action films.  The next one on the list may just be the most popular Disney story of all: Beauty and the Beast.  The following review will be spoiler free. Beauty and the…

S.J. Clarkson Set As ‘The Defenders’ Director

Per Marvel, S.J. Clarkson will be helming the first two episodes of The Defenders and will serve as an executive producer on the first installment of the eight-episode miniseries. The filmmaker is no stranger to Marvel series, as she did a terrific job directing the first two episodes of Jessica Jones, which still stands as the…

Disney Developing ‘Don Quixote’

The studio is developing an adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra‘s classic 1605 novel with producers Gordon Gray (Million Dollar Arm, Secretariat) and Billy Ray. Ray, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of Captain Phillips will also pen the script. Fully titled The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, Don follows Alonso Quixana, an older man in the Spanish countryside…

‘Finding Dory’ Crosses $1 Billion

After opening this past June, Finding Dory finally crossed the $1 billion worldwide box office mark this weekend. The movie has grossed $485 million domestically and $517 million internationally for a total of $1,001.5 million worldwide. It becomes Pixar’s second movie to gross $1 billion worldwide (the first being Toy Story 3, which made $1,067…

‘Enchanted’ Sequel Lands New Director

Enchanted 2, otherwise known by its official title Disenchanted, has struggled to get its mojo working over the last decade. The last news we’d heard about the sequel was confirmation of that title just over a year ago when Anne Fletcher (The Proposal) was still attached to direct. As THR reports, Adam Shankman (Hairspray) is in negotiations to direct Disenchanted….

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Movie Gets Release Date

Back in March of 2015, it was reported that Disney was working on a live-action adaptation of their animated property Mulan. One of those dates that were announced back then – specifically the November 2018 release–has been now confirmed to be a live-action take on Mulan. The modern, live-action adaptation of the 1998 animated film based on…

Wreck-It Ralph Sequel Arrives In 2018

We’ve known for a while that a Wreck-It Ralph sequel was in the works at Disney, especially because ‘Ralph’ himself has talked about it several times in the past.