It would appear that in this age and time of the Global Pandemic local theaters are just now starting to open their doors and then ever very so cautiously.
This being the case we still can’t give you an exact idea as to what movie is showing where but, with any luck, we might be back to that by next month.
So all we can do is tell you about the latest movies that have been released into the Stream-O-Sphere and here we go.
A great little movie for youngsters of all ages is recently released from Disney+ and it’s you may have heard about it.
Artemis Fowl is Rated; PG and Runs:1hr 55min.
A film based on the first two books penned by author Eoin Colfer and from her wildly popular children’s fantasy series. From Walt Disney Studios, Artemis Fowl tells the story of adolescent criminal genius Artemis, who captures a vicious fairy, and attempts to harness her magical powers in a bid to rescue his family.
Artemis, a 12-year-old genius and descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds. He soon finds himself in an epic battle against a race of powerful underground fairies who may be behind his father’s disappearance. A good movie for the entire family.
NEXT, From Universal Pictures and streaming on both Apple TV and VUDU is You Should Have Left with Kevin Bacon in the lead.
Strange events plague a couple and their young daughter when they rent a secluded countryside house that has a dark past.
Theo Conroy (Kevin Bacon) is a successful middle-aged man whose marriage to his much younger actress wife, Susanna (Amanda Seyfried) is shredding at the seams, frayed by her secretiveness, his jealousy, and the shadow of his past. In an effort to repair their relationship, Theo and Susanna book a vacation at a stunning, remote modern home in the Welsh countryside for themselves and their six-year-old daughter, Ella (Avery Essex). What at first seems like a perfect retreat distorts into a perfect nightmare.
You Should Have Left is Rated:R and Runs:93mins.
Other movies now streaming that you might want to check out Da 5 Bloods and The King of Staten Island.
Like I said with any luck there should be quite a few more releases coming next time so stay tuned. For now hit up your Big Screen HD TV and stream a good movie or two while you’re At The Movies at home.
Pandemic be Damned, the theaters are still all but shut down.
Some new movies are getting released but only thru streams and On Demand.
The latest to be released is The High Note with Tracee Ellis Ross, know to others as the daughter of the one and only, Diana Ross. Co-staring Dakota Johnson and Ice Cube.
From Focus Features, Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross), a superstar whose talent and ego have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie (Dakota Johnson) is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who’s stuck running errands, but still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace’s manager (Ice Cube) presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career, Maggie and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever.
The High Note is Rated PG-13 and Run Time is 113 Minutes.
From Warner Bros. Pictures, “SCOOB!” reveals how lifelong friends Scooby and Shaggy first met and how they joined with young detectives Fred, Velma and Daphne to form the famous Mystery Inc. Now, with hundreds of cases solved and adventures shared, Scooby and the gang face their biggest, most challenging mystery ever: a plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world. As they race to stop this global “dogpocalypse,” the gang discovers that Scooby has a secret legacy and an epic destiny greater than anyone imagined.
SCOOB is Rated PG.
From Amazon Studios, The Vast of Night In the twilight of the 1950s, on one fateful night in New Mexico, a young, winsome switchboard operator Fay (Sierra McCormick) and charismatic radio DJ Everett (Jake Horowitz) discover a strange audio frequency that could change their small town and the future forever. Dropped phone calls, AM radio signals, secret reels of tape forgotten in a library, switchboards, crossed patched lines and an anonymous phone call lead Fay and Everett on a scavenger hunt toward the unknown.
The Vast of Night is Rated PG-13 and the Run Time is 89 Minutes.
With any luck Theaters will be back open soon and then we’ll see you guys At The Movies.
Even though some restrictions, including one’s pertaining to movie theaters are being relaxed, don’t count on your favorite movie theater to have their own plans especially in California.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Movie Theaters Could Take “Months, Not Weeks” to Reopen, California Gov. Gavin Newsom says”.
Here in Texas, even though Governor Abbott says it’s ok for them to open on a limited occupancy, many theater owners are saying, hold up wait a minute. They want to be absolutely sure that they are doing the right thing and and protecting both the lives of their employees and their customers as well.
So, for now anyway, we are still streaming and renting On Line. Among the most streamed titles is Beastie Boys Story.
Beastie Boys Story from Apple TV+. Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz tell us an intimate, personal story of their band and 40 years of friendship in this live documentary experience directed by their longtime friend and collaborator, and their former grandfather, filmmaker Spike Jonze. Run time is 2 Hours and is Not Yet Rated.
Another Top viewed movies is To the Stars from Samuel Goldwyn Films.
To the Stars takes place In a god-fearing small town in 1960s Oklahoma, bespectacled and reclusive teen Iris endures the booze-induced antics of her mother and daily doses of bullying from her classmates. She finds solace in Maggie, the charismatic and enigmatic new girl at school, who hones in on Iris’s untapped potential and coaxes her out of her shell. When Maggie’s mysterious past can no longer be suppressed, the tiny community is thrown into a state of panic, leaving Maggie to take potentially drastic measures and inciting Iris to stand up for her friend and herself.
Run Time 111 Minutes, this film is Not Yet Rated.
Among Top Views on TV, The Conners, DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow and One Day at A Time.
With any luck and a few prayers theaters across America will be fully open soon and we’ll all be able to get back into a new adventure At The Movies.
Need I say it one more time, because of the pandemic most movie studios have grind to a hault and stopped production on most movies. In fact they also stopped the release of most new movies as well so regular folks like us must turn to Movies On Demand now or go to streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney Plus, etcetera, etcetera.
Big movie theater chains like AMC are now offering Movies On Demand where you can go On Line, Register and then Log In and pay to watch some of the latest movies that have been released. It’s not as cheap as watching a new release but it’s as close as we’re going to get right now.
So, what can you watch right now On Line,
Birds of Prey, Rated R from Warner Bros. Pictures. “”Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” is a twisted tale told by Harley herself, as only Harley can tell it. When Gotham’s most nefariously narcissistic villain, Roman Sionis, and his zealous right-hand, Zsasz, put a target on a young girl named Cass, the city is turned upside down looking for her. Harley, Huntress, Black Canary and Renee Montoya’s paths collide, and the unlikely foursome have no choice but to team up to take Roman down.”
The Invisible Man from Universal Pictures, Rater R. “What you can’t see can hurt you. Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss stars in a terrifying modern tale of obsession inspired by Universal’s classic monster character.
Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister, their childhood friend and his teenage daughter (Storm Reid, HBO’s Euphoria). When Cecilia’s abusive ex commits suicide and leaves her a generous portion of his vast fortune, Cecilia suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of eerie coincidences turns lethal, threatening the lives of those she loves, Cecilia’s sanity begins to unravel as she desperately tries to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.”
Some of the other movies available On Line are, Onward, 1917, the latest Star Wars and Jumanji, The Hunt, Doolittle, The Gentleman and quite a few more.
So if you really want to see a new movie you can still do that except, at least for now you’ll have to do it on your smartphone, tablet, computer or Smart Tv.
Stay safe, keep your distance and stay home and away from others if you can. Plus go On Line and absorb yourself in a great adventure At The Movies.
As we go from a rather mild winter for most of us to what’s sure to be a hot summer the movies at local theaters are heating us as well. So why not, no time like the present to go to the movies.
From 20th Century Fox, get ready to see Harrison Ford in a whole new light in Call of The Wild.
“Buck is a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life gets turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Alaskan Yukon in the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail-delivery dog sled team, Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime as he ultimately finds his true place in the world.” Call of The Wild is Rated R and Runs 110 minutes.
Don’t look now but from Universal Pictures it’s The Invisible Man.
“An upcoming horror film written and directed by Leigh Whannell. The film is a modern reimagining of both the novel of the same name by H. G. Wells and the 1933 film adaptation of the same name. It stars Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Harriet Dyer, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen.”
The Invisible Man is Rated R and Runs 1:50 min
From Disney/Pixar take the kids to see Onward. “Two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot, go on an journey to discover if there is still a little magic left out there in order to spend one last day with their father, who died when they were too young to remember him.” The kids may not recognize all the actors who lend their voices to this film but you just might. Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis Dreyfus and Octavia Spencer. Onward is not yet rated.
Still hanging in there from Paramount Pictures is Sonic The Hedgehog. “Sonic tries to navigate the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound best friend -- a human named Tom Wachowski. They must soon join forces to prevent the evil Dr. Robotnik from capturing Sonic and using his powers for world domination.” Rated PG and Runs 1:40 mins
Get away from a rough day, any day, and sneak into a whole new adventure At The Movies.
We’re off into the new year and the great movies continue to hit our theaters all across the country.
The latest movies in theaters are still doing very well at the Box Office.
Among them “Little Women” who did an opening Box Office of $13. 7 Million Dollars.
From Sony Pictures, “In the years after the Civil War, Jo March lives in New York and makes her living as a writer, while her sister Amy studies painting in Paris. Amy has a chance encounter with Theodore, a childhood crush who proposed to Jo but was ultimately rejected. Their oldest sibling, Meg, is married to a schoolteacher, while shy sister Beth develops a devastating illness that brings the family back together.” Hello. Is anybody still with me after all that explaining.
As tricky as the explanation of the movie may be the film fared well and remains strong in theaters where it’s still playing. Rated: PG the film is aa bit long in nthe tooth running 2 Hours 15 minutes.
Mid January, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was still holding strong at $34.5 Million Dollars. Not a huge surprise at all.
From Paramount Pictures it’s Like a Boss. “Best friends Mia and Mel run their own cosmetics company -- a business they built from the ground up. But they’re also in over their heads financially, and the prospect of a buyout offer from an industry titan proves too tempting to pass up. The beauty business is now about to get ugly as the proposal puts Mia and Mel’s lifelong friendship to the ultimate test.” Like a Boss is Rated: R and Runs: 83 minutes.
From Warner Bros. Pictures the movie Just Mercy is at theaters now. “After graduating from Harvard, Bryan Stevenson heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or those not afforded proper representation. One of his first cases is that of Walter McMillian, who is sentenced to die in 1987 for the murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite evidence proving his innocence. In the years that follow, Stevenson encounters racism and legal and political maneuverings as he tirelessly fights for McMillian’s life.”
Just Mercy is Rated: PG-13 and Runs: 136 minutes.
Duck into and get lost in a brand new adventure at a theater near you and have a great time At The Movies.
Tis the season and the Holiday Movies just keep coming. One of the latest to hit the big, silver screen is one that has it all. Action, drama, intrigue, suspense and so much more.
From STXfilms with a Run Time of 99 Minutes. I’m talking about 21 Bridges.
A massive conspiracy, an embattled NYPD detective, a citywide manhunt and two young cop killers. What else could you ask for in an action flick? As the night unfolds, the young Cop soon becomes unsure of who to pursue and who’s in pursuit of him. When the search intensifies, authorities decide to take extreme measures by closing all of Manhattan’s 21 bridges to prevent the suspects from escaping and the chase is on. This film is Rated R.
From Walt Disney Pictures it’s the movie that all the young and the young at heart have been waiting for, Frozen 2. With a huge showing at the Box Office, Frozen 2 is coming in with a Run Time of 104 Minutes. Elsa the Snow Queen and her sister Anna embark on an adventure far away from the kingdom of Arendelle. They are joined by friends, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven. Was Elsa born with magical powers? The answer is calling her and threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she’ll set out on a dangerous but remarkable journey. This film is Rated PG.
Finally, from Lionsgate and from acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) comes a tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in the film, KNIVES OUT.
A detective and a trooper travel to a lush estate to interview the quirky relatives of a patriarch who died during his 85th birthday celebration. Renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. Get ready for an interesting stay while the search ensues.
Knives Out has a Run Time of 130 Minutes and is Rated PG-13.
As the winter nights turn considerably cooler (or not) take the time to duck into a theater near you and into a new, exciting adventure. Happy Holidays and have a Great Time At The Movies.
Fall is here and along with the cool temps it would seem there are lot of cool movies on the way as well.
First, a performance so powerful by Joaquin Phoenix that even theaters themselves are putting out a serious parental warning about the movie “Joker”.
“PARENTAL WARNING, This is Not a Joke.
Joker is Rated R and for Good Reason. There’s a lot of very, very rough language, Brutal Violence and Over All Bad Vibes.
It’s a gritty and realistic, Taxi Driver-esque depiction of one man’s descent into Madness. It Is Not For Kids.” **If you suffer from any sort of Mental Condition Please Consult Your Mental Health Professional before deciding whether to see this movie.
From Warner Bros Pictures and Rated R, “Joker centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone fictional story not seen before on the big screen. Arthur Fleck, who is indelibly portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, is a man struggling to find his way in Gotham’s fractured society. A clown-for-hire by day, he aspires to be a stand-up comic at night. Arthur makes one bad decision that brings about a chain reaction of escalating events and his descent into Madness.”
Joker runs 122 minutes.
On TV, if you are into Suspense, Drama and Action shows, and you have not been watching the new FOX Series “The Prodigal Son”, you are certainly missing out.
The series revolves around a young man, the son of a nefarious serial killer who has been caught and locked away for life in prison but not before he put his young son through a life of horror while growing up. Needless to say, the son has recurring night terrors about his childhood and all the things his dad did in his presence but in spite it all he has grown up to be a serial killer pro-filer for the police in hopes he can prevent people like his dad from running free and getting away with murder.
Criminal Psychologist Malcolm Bright (Tom Payne), due to his horrible upbringing has the best insight as to how a serial killer thinks and why they do what they do so he is the perfect person to profile them. Meanwhile his serial killer dad in prison keeps reaching out to him trying to be part of every case.
The Prodigal Son on the FOX Network, 8pm central on Monday’s. It’s worth a look.
Hope your Fall is off to a great start and sneak into another great adventure and escape At The Movies.
I had read some bad reviews about J Lo’s performance in Hustlers so I waited to see it for myself. Even though the movie is in no way Family Friendly, I mean, after all it’s about strippers in a club where cash rules and sex, drugs and alcohol fly freely. All that aside the movies has it’s own merits as it spins the story about a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.
Personally I though J-Lo is looking a little long in the tooth but then again she is 50. Her vigorous tour schedule is noticeably taking it’s tole on her facial features but she is still stunning none the less and at the peak of good health.
Not being the typical J-Lo style movie I can see why some would question her performance but I found it to be as credible as any.
From STXfilms; “Working as a stripper to make ends meet, Destiny’s life changes forever when she becomes friends with Ramona the club’s top money earner. Ramona soon shows Destiny how to finagle her way around the wealthy Wall Street clientele who frequent the club.”
Hustlers is Rated: R and Runs: 107 Minutes.
Coming this October 18th from Walt Disney Pictures, Angelina Jolie is back as Maleficent. “Five years after the first film, Maleficent’s peaceful life in the Moors takes an unexpected turn when Prince Phillip proposes to Aurora and she accepts. Unbeknownst to all, Phillip’s mother, Queen Ingrith of Ulstead, plans to use the wedding to divide humans and fairies forever. With Maleficent and Aurora finding themselves on opposite sides of an impending war, the two question whether they can truly be a family.
This film is Not yet Rated and No Run Time is available yet.
That’s a wrap for this time so duck into the nearest theater near you soon as you cause there is a whole new world and adventure waiting for you At The Movies.
So the latest installment in the “Has Fallen” Movie Series is out before it was Olympus Has Fallen, then it was London Has Fallen and this time it’s “Angel Has Fallen”.
From Lionsgate, “When there is an assassination attempt on the U.S. President Allan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman), his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), is wrongfully accused and taken into custody. After escaping from capture, he becomes a man on the run and must evade his own agency and outsmart the FBI in order to find the real threat to the President. Desperate to uncover the truth, Banning turns to unlikely allies to help clear his name, keep his family from harm and save the country from imminent danger.”
Angel Has Fallen is Rated: R and Runs: 114 Minutes.
From, Fox Searchlight Pictures, “Ready Or Not” follows a young bride (Samara Weaving) as she joins her new husband’s (Mark O’Brien) rich, eccentric family (Adam Brody, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell) in a time-honored tradition that turns into a lethal game with everyone fighting for their survival.
Ready or Not is Rated: R and Runs: 95 Minutes
Mariachi Director Robert Rodriguez is working on a New Film Project titled “We Can Be Heros”. Among the cast will be Priyanka Chopra, Pedro Pascal and Christian Slater to name a few.
According to IMDb tv the movie is in production now: “A Young Girl discovers that she has powers and puts together a group of other young heroes to help stop an alien invasion.” Stay tuned for updates on this one.
The Fall Movie season is limping in to a good start and will only get better in months to come. Take time to sneak into a theater near you and jump into a great adventure At The Movies.