Movie Moment: Huh? Processing in progress

Have you ever watched a movie where you were thinking, through the entire movie, “okay, this is pretty good,” “not bad,” “I’m liking it” and then in the last fifteen minutes or so you’re like “what the heck?” And then you’re thinking “no, but I liked it” and you have another part of your mind going […]

Movie 411: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Genres: fantasy Directed by: Bill Candon (Mr. Holmes) Screenplay by: Stephen Chbosky (Perks of Being a Wallflower)  and Evan Spiliotopoulis (The Huntsman: Winter’s War) *based on Disney’s 1991 ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Animation Rated:  PG Release Date:  March 2017 Genre:  Musical, Fantasy The Hook: Nope. No hook. I went with my mom 😊 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The […]

Movie 411: Mr. Right

Genres: action Directed by: Paco Cabezas (Penny Dreadful) Screenplay by: Max Landis (Victor Frankenstein) Rated:  R Release Date:  April 2016 Genre:  Action, Rom-Com The Hook: Honestly, I realized this DVD was getting checked out a lot and decided to check it out. For whatever reason, I didn’t really read what it was about prior to hitting […]

Movie 411: The Great Wall

Genres: action Directed by: Yimou Zhang (Hero) Screenplay by: Carlo Bernard (Prince of Persia), Doug Miro (Prince of Persia), and Tony Gilroy (Rogue One) Rated:  PG-13 Release Date:  December 2016 Genre:  Action, Adventure The Hook: Nothing really. Just action, adventure, and the need to catch a movie. On a quest to hunt down black powder, […]

Movie 411: Hidden Figures

Directed by: Theodore Melfi (Saint Vincent) Screenplay by: Allison Schroeder (Mean Girls) and Theodore Melfi Rated:  PG Release Date:  December 2016 Genre:  History, Drama The Hook: NASA! And “based on actual events.”   Three strong women of color are employed at the prestigious NASA during the Space Race of the Cold War. Having the brains […]

Movie 411: Moana

Directed by: Ron Clements (Aladdin, Treasure Planet, The Princess and The Frog) and John Musker (Aladdin, Treasure Planet, The Princess and The Frog) Co-Directed by: Don Hall and Chris Williams Screenplay by: Jared Bush (Zootopia) Rated:  PG Release Date:  November 2016 Genre:  Family, Adventure The Hook: It was about Maui, a demigod I’ve been learning about for as along as […]

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