At The Movies
A Man Called Otto
Based on the comical and moving New York Times bestseller, A Man Called Otto
tells the story of Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks), a grumpy widower
whose only joy comes from criticizing and judging his exasperated neighbors.
When a lively young family moves in next door, he meets his match in quick
witted and very pregnant Marisol, leading to an unexpected friendship that will
turn his world upside down. A warm, uplifting, largely predictable film anchored
by Tom Hanks’ winning central performance.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (Netflix)
Tech billionaire Miles Bron invites his friends for a
getaway on his private Greek island. When someone turns
up dead, Detective Benoit Blanc is put on the case. Like
the first installment, this was very intriguing,
energetic and mysterious. Throughout the entire movie,
you are trying to find last puzzle piece to complete it
all in your mind. However, unlike the first film, this
was a little predictable and easily foreseeable but
still without ruining all the fun. The pacing of the
story was spot on, immersing you deep into each
character’s backstory where you can see their goals and
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The Recruit (Netflix)
A fledgling CIA lawyer (Noah Centineo)
gets caught up in a dangerous game of international
politics when a former asset threatens to expose the
nature of her relationship with the agency unless they
clear her name. Noah Centineo seemed more realistic than
other self assured characters we've seen in movies. His
panic attacks, bumbling his way through work, struggling
and falling on his face are something we all do in our
first few weeks at a new job.
Anita Pointer, one of four sibling singers who earned pop success
and critical acclaim as The Pointer Sisters, died Saturday at the
age of 74, her publicist announced.
Miley Cyrus isn’t wasting any time in getting 2023 off to a
running start. On Saturday, she hosted her second annual New Year’s
Eve special for NBC, featuring an array of special gueust, musical
performances (including some duets with her co-host / godmother Dolly
Parton) and revealed the impending release of a new single, Flowers.
Cher has recalled there were drugs “everywhere” on Willie
Nelson’s tour bus. The If I Could Turn Back Time
singer, 76, told ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’ the
vehicle also stank of marijuana. Cher added: “Oh my God, I’ve been on Willie
Nelson’s bus! It smells exactly like marijuana.
Barbara Walters, the intrepid interviewer, anchor and program host
who blazed the way as the first woman to become a TV news superstar during a
career remarkable for its duration and variety, has died. She was 93.
A woman who has previously said Steven Tyler had an illicit sexual
relationship with her when she was a teenager is now suing the Aerosmith
frontman for sexual assault, sexual battery and intentional infliction of
Fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer have long been
clamouring for a revival. One person who’s not, however, is star Sarah
Michelle Gellar, and she explained why she had no interest in
reprising vampire killing Buffy Summers during a recent interview with SFX
magazine. “I’m not,” Gellar said when asked if she was interested in a
Sara Bareilles took to social media on New Year’s
Eve with some big news to announce: she and longtime partner, actor Joe
Tippett, had officially gotten engaged.
Hot off the revelation that James Corden almost played Samwise
Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, the
late night host revealed that he auditioned for The Whale.
Foo Fighters will be soldiering on in the wake of drummer Taylor
Hawkins’ death. The band dispelled fears they’d be packing it in after
losing Hawkins, who died in March at age 50, in a new social media post.