At The Movies
Godzilla Minus One
Post war Japan is at its lowest point when a new crisis emerges in the form of a
giant monster, baptized in the horrific power of the atomic bomb. Feeling as if
he unfairly cheated death too many times, Shikishima, a surviving Kamikaze pilot
is attacked on Odo Island along with many war plane engineers by a gargantuan
monster. After the engineers die due to Shikishima failing to distract the
monster, an overwhelming amount of guilt weighs on him, especially after a
homeless woman and a baby move into his home when he returns. Shikishima, now on
a personal mission, teams up with a large group of veterans to finally take down
the monster known as Godzilla.
The last year of elementary school as seen through the
eyes of a class pet. A jaded 74 year old lizard named
Leo (Adam Sandler) has been stuck in the
same Florida classroom for decades with his turtle
terrarium-mate. When he learns that he only has one year
left to live, he plans to escape to experience life on
the outside, but instead gets caught up in his anxious
students' problems such as an impossibly mean substitute
teacher. Adam Sandler's commitment to this film kept him
from voicing Dracula in Hotel Transylvania 4:
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Lawmen: Bass Reeves (Prime Video)
About the legendary lawman Bass Reeves, one of the
greatest frontier heroes and one of the first Black
deputy U.S. marshals west of the Mississippi River. Bass
Reeves offers a unique perspective on American history,
focusing on the life of one of the first Black deputy
U.S. marshals west of the Mississippi River, making it a
compelling watch for those interested in historical
dramas. The movie is set in the Western frontier,
providing a rich and immersive setting that enhances the
storytelling and adds depth to the characters. Lawmen:
Bass Reeves featuring David Oyelowo and
Lauren E. Banks is streaming with subscription on
Law and Order SVU alum Kelli Giddish
is set to make her return for Season 25 after leaving the series midway through
last year. Mariska Hargitay, who’s played Captain Olivia Benson
since the show’s debut in 1999, confirmed the news in an Instagram post
in which the two were seen dressed similarly to their characters and dancing to
Paul Russell’s song Lil Boo Thang.
Macaulay Culkin has received a star on the Hollywood
Walk of Fame. The 43 year old actor shot to fame as a child in
1990s classics like Home Alone and My Girl and has
become the 2,765th person to receive a spot on the L.A. tourist spot.
Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé, which Beyoncé wrote, directed and
produced, started off its run on the big screen Thursday night with a better
than expected $5 million in North American previews. Beyoncé surprised fans with
a new song, My House, to celebrate the release of her new concert
film Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé on Friday.
The Crown star Meg Bellamy was “nervous” to film the
scene where Kate Middleton met Prince William. The
actress stars as Catherine, Princess of Wales in the
hit Netflix series and admitted that it was daunting filming the scene
during which a young Kate catches the eye of her future husband Prince William,
now 40, as a student whilst appearing in a fashion show because it held a lot of
Even though he has turned his attention with dramas, directing and starring in
A Star Is Born and Netflix’s upcoming Maestro, Bradley
Cooper says he’d jump at the chance to star in another Hangover comedy.
“I would do probably Hangover 4 in an instant, yeah,” he said. “Just
because I love (director) Todd (Phillips), I love Zach (Galifianakis), I love Ed
(Helms) so much. I probably would, yeah.”
Season 2 of The Last of Us will commence on Feb. 12. Showrunner
Craig Mazin disclosed the production start date during A Night in
the Writers’ Room, a panel featuring writers from popular drama series
moderated by Variety‘s senior TV features editor Emily
Halo season 2 release date apparently leaked: February 8, 2024. Fans can
expect the return of iconic hero, the Master Chief. While season 1 had mixed
reception, season 2 was confirmed, keeping the plot under wraps.
Apple TV+‘s Swagger, from series creator, showrunner, and Shots
Fired director Reggie Rock Bythewood, has been
canceled after two seasons.
ABC is taking up temporary residence at the Arconia. The network will air
the first season of Hulu’s critically adored comedy Only Murders in
the Building in January. The season will run in two-hour blocks on Tuesday
nights over three weeks starting Jan. 2, with a one-hour slot for the season
finale on Jan. 23.
In the latest TV show ratings, ABC’s The Golden Bachelor
finale drew 6.07 million total viewers and a 0.8 rating (per Nielsen
finals), marking the largest audience for the franchise since a March 2021
Bachelor finale and the best demo number since a September 2022 Bachelorette
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom will face rough seas when swimming into
theaters over Christmas as the superhero genre continues to struggle.
Hollywood’s major tracking service shows the DC superhero sequel opening
to $40 million over the four-day holiday weekend.
Tim Burton announced on Instagram that Beetlejuice 2
has concluded filming. Production on the long-awaited sequel shut down over the
summer with around two days left of filming due to the SAG-AFTRA strike.
Actor and comedian Aidy Bryant will host the 2024 Film
Independent Spirit Awards. Second City alum Bryant has credits
that include Saturday Night Live and the Hulu series
Shrill, which she co-created and showrun. The scripted comedy, which she
filmed during her hiatus from SNL, earned Bryant an Emmy nomination for
lead actress in a comedy series.