At The Movies
Apollo 11 is a cinematic space event film fifty years in
the making. Featuring never before seen large format
film footage of one of humanity's greatest
accomplishments. This footage and audio recordings take
you straight into the heart of NASA's most
celebrated mission as astronauts Neil
Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin embark on a
historic trip to the moon. The film consists solely of
archival footage shot in 70 mm film that was previously
unreleased to the public, and does not feature narration
Ralph Breaks The Internet
Video game bad guy Ralph (John C. Reilly) and fellow misfit Vanellope von
Schweetz (Sarah Silverman) must risk it all by traveling to the
World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope's video game,
"Sugar Rush." In way over their heads, Ralph and Vanellope rely on the citizens
of the internet, the netizens, to help navigate their way, including an
entrepreneur named Yesss, who is the head algorithm and the heart and soul of
trend making site BuzzzTube.
The 2019 box office has finally received a jolt of energy with an impressive,
$55.5 million debut for DreamWorks Animation's How to Train Your
Dragon: The Hidden World. The performance led the weekend box office,
closing out the final weekend within what has been a rough start to the first
two months at the domestic box office this year.
Taylor Swift may have skipped the 2019 Oscars, but she's
stirring up quite the drama online. Swifties are speculating on Twitter that the
reputation singer is planning to release her rumored TS7 album soon.
After the star studded awards show, fans quickly noticed Taylor cryptically and
subtlety posting photos on social media in reference to the number seven.
Cobie Smulders has been cast in the lead role of the ABC
drama pilot inspired by the graphic novel Stumptown. The project follows
Dex Parios (Smulders), a strong, assertive, and unapologetically sharp-witted
army veteran working as a P.I. in Portland, Oregon. With a complicated personal
history and only herself to rely on, she solves other people’s messes with a
blind eye toward her own.
A Gremlins animated series is in development at WarnerMedia’s
upcoming streaming service. The potential series is said to be a period piece
that would follow Mr. Wing, the Chinese grandfather played in the films by
Keye Luke, as a young man as he goes on adventures with the friendly
Queen, with singer Adam Lambert, opened the Academy
Awards Sunday night with a powerful, abridged version of the group’s 1977
double sided single, We Will Rock You and We Are the Champions.
Fresh of a posthumous Best Rock Performance Grammy for When Bad
Does Good, there's further Chris Cornell news.
Brad Pitt and director Peter Berg (Lone
Survivor) are at work producing a Chris Cornell documentary. Cornell’s
widow, Vicky, has given the project her blessing and has signed on as a
The Motley Crue biopic, The Dirt, based on Neil Strauss
& Nikki Sixx’s book The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most
Notorious Rock Band, will arrive on Netflix on March 22. The new trailer
is available to watch online and it has Crue fans ready to rock out to the
The ratings for the 2019 Oscars telecast are up slightly from last year
in the preliminary numbers. The awards show, which went without a host this
year, drew a 20.1 rating in metered market households, up approximately 6% from
the 18.9 last year’s telecast drew.
Hugh Jackman’s first world tour will be coming to Australia in
August, with special guest appearances from actor and singer Keala
Settle, who played the bearded woman in 2017’s Jackman starring The
Greatest Showman. The Australian actor will be accompanied by an
orchestra and special guests during the global arena tour, in which he will
perform songs from The Greatest Showman, Les Miserables and other
moments from his Broadway career.
Alita: Battle Angel may have topped the box office when it debuted in
theaters over a week ago, but it certainly wasn’t a box office haul to brag
about. However, the film’s performance in international markets, especially
China, has the 20th Century Fox release looking a little
New ABC series Whiskey Cavalier aired a sneak peek after
the Oscars on Sunday, bringing in 4.17 million total viewers.
Jimmy Smits is returning to his roots. The actor has been tapped
to star in NBC’s legal drama pilot, Bluff City Law.
Smits will play Elijah Strait, the legendary defense lawyer from Tennessee who
is well-known to all in the Memphis community. He joins Caitlin McGee
on the pilot, who will play his daughter.