Dear Evan Hansen

Dear Evan Hansen is the film adaptation of the 2015 stage musical of the same name written by Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The film is directed by Stephen Chbosky, known most for directing/writing Perks of Being a Wallflower, and co-writing the 2017 Beauty and the Beast. The story centers on Evan, a…

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is film number 25 in the MCU catalog and marks the first Asian character to join the Avengers. The character Shang-Chi first appeared in Special Edition Marvel #15 (1973) and was the titular character of his line of comics until 1983. The film is directed by Destin Daniel Cotton (The…

Tenet

If I could go back 184 days to the last time I watched a movie in theaters I would’ve probably told myself to soak it in. I would’ve said to make sure to enjoy it because it would be the last movie I watch for six months, and my past self probably would’ve likely laughed…

Doolittle

When I first saw a trailer for Doolittle, I saw what looked like a hilarious action-packed adventure feature the acting talents of the amazing Robert Downey Jr. and a great cast of voices. Unfortunately, I don’t think I’ve ever seen a movie that was more misrepresented by its trailer than this one. Doolittle is directed…

Weathering With You

Weathering With You is Makoto Shinkai’s first film since his 2017 hit Your Name, which I still need to see. It tells the story of a 16-year-old runaway named Hodaka as he meets and falls in love with a special girl named Hina. They live in Tokyo during a season of constant rainfall. Hina is…

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Aaaand……exhale. I can’t begin to express to you all how thankful I am that Ralph Breaks the Internet doesn’t suck. When I saw the first trailer I immediately thought it was just going to be a pointless money grab with non-stop pop-culture references and product placement out the hundred acre wood. Turns out, only one of those things…

Christopher Robin

If you are like me, you probably grew up watching a lot of Winnie the Pooh movies. In fact, there were 17 Winnie the Pooh features released between 1996 and 2010. That happens to be pretty much the timeline of my childhood so naturally when I heard that Christopher Robin was coming out this year, I was…