At The Movies
Clifford The Big Red Dog
When Emily Elizabeth (Darby Camp)
meets a magical animal rescuer who gives her a little
red puppy, she never anticipated waking up to find a
giant, 10-foot hound in her small New York City
apartment. With her single mother away on business,
Emily and her fun but impulsive uncle set out on an
adventure that takes a bite out of the Big Apple. This
is a good time for a feel good family movie that
everyone can enjoy whether its a piece of childhood
nostalgia or meeting clifford through new eyes.
Red Notice (Netflix)
In the world of international crime, an Interpol agent
attempts to hunt down and capture the world's most
wanted art thief. An action dream team (Dwayne
Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, Gal
Gadot) team up for this Indiana Jones meets National
Treasure inspired action film. with lots of action and
comedy throughout. Gal Gadot looks like she is having a
blast, while Dwyane Johnson and Ryan Reynolds play off
each other amazingly well. This showed in theatres for
one week until be added to streaming services as a new
blended model of movie release for this $200 million
dollar action thriller.
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Inside Job (Netflix)
For employees of the Deep State, conspiracies aren't
just theories, they're fact. And keeping them a secret
is a full-time job. The shadow government and the
dysfunctional team whose daily grind is committing the
world's conspiracies. From convoluted coverups to secret
societies to masked orgy etiquette, navigating office
culture at Cognito Inc. can be tricky, especially for
anti-social tech genius Reagan Ridley. Even in a
workplace filled with reptilian shapeshifters and
psychic mushrooms, she's seen as the odd one out for
believing the world could be a better place. Reagan
thinks she can make a difference, if only she could
manage her unhinged, manifesto-writing father, her
irresponsible coworkers, and finally snag the promotion
she's been dreaming about. Inside Job featuring Lizzy
Caplan and Christian Slater has one
or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix.
Dean Stockwell, whose eclectic seven decade career included the
leading role in The Boy With Green Hair, an
Oscar nomination for Married to the Mob and a starring turn on
Quantum Leap, has died. He was 85.
Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio is in final talks to play
religious cult leader Jim Jones in MGM’s upcoming feature
written by Scott Rosenberg. Known as the leader of the Peoples
Temple religious group, Jones was behind the November 1978 mass suicide at his
Jonestown settlement that took more than 900 lives.
Paul Rudd has been unveiled as People magazine’s
newest Sexiest Man Alive. The Ant-Man star
follows in the footsteps of Brad Pitt, George Clooney,
Johnny Depp and Richard Gere in receiving the honour,
as well as Michael B. Jordan, who claimed the title last year.
ABC is developing a single camera comedy inspired by the life of
Alanis Morissette. Titled Relatable, the project hails from
co-creators Elizabeth Beckwith and Christopher Moynihan,
with Beckwith writing the pilot. Moynihan will serve as showrunner, with both
also executive producing. Morissette will executive produce and also pen
original music for the show.
Sex and the City alum and Golden Globe winner Kim
Cattrall has joined Peacock’s reimagination of the groundbreaking
British series Queer as Folk as a recurring guest star. The highly
anticipated drama hails from creator and executive producer Stephen
Dunn, executive producer Jaclyn Moore and Universal
Studio Group’s UCP.
Justin Bieber is taking his love for Tim Hortons to
the next level. The London, Ont. born pop star is teaming up with the Canadian
coffee chain to create “menu innovations and co-branded merchandise” inspired by
Bieber’s “fanatical love” of Timmies.
Singer Elton John received a rare royal honour from Prince
Charles in a ceremony at Windsor Castle in recognition of a music career
lasting more than five decades and his charity work centred on AIDS.
Director Patty Jenkins’ Star Wars debut film
Rogue Squadron has reportedly been delayed after initially eyeing a
production start date in 2022. Jenkins has been developing the hush-hush film
with writer Matthew Robinson with Lucasfilm for over a
year. But scheduling issues on both Jenkins’ side as well as among the producers
and filmmaker team have caused the delay.
The special effects studio co-founded by Sir Peter Jackson, which
has brought blockbusters including Lord of the Rings and Game
of Thrones to life, has been sold for more than $1.6bn, in the latest
blow to New Zealand’s film and TV industry.
Another season of Squid Game is on the way. Creator Hwang Dong-hyuk
confirmed the plans to the Associated Press at a screening and Q&a
in Los Angeles for the Korean drama, which became a global phenomenon for
Netflix in the past couple months.
Star Trek: Prodigy has been renewed for Season 2 at Paramount
Plus. Series executive producer Heather Kadin had
previously said the show would return for a second season, but it had not been
officially confirmed until now. The renewal news comes after the show has aired
only three episodes, including the two-part series premiere.