“From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde, a wily fox who makes her job even harder.”
This is a great family film that everyone needs to watch because of all the teaching moments within the film. Let me phrase that: the entire movie is a teaching moment. Zootopiais a film that is all about inclusion, about putting away the stereotypes and prejudices aside to live in a better society and how negative they are, how much they blind someone to see something but hatred and anger. Continue reading “The Perfect Film for a Better World | Review of ‘Zootopia’”
When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested – with an admonition – to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. As the brothers and sisters re-examine their shared history and the status of each tattered relationship among those who know and love them best, they reconnect in hysterically funny and emotionally significant ways.
A film with a lot of heart as the characters deal with the loss of their father and see where their lives have fallen compared to what they wanted. Jason Batemen plays Judd and he is the main protagonist in this film. The film opens with him coming home to discover that his wife is having an affair with his boss, and has been for a year. With nothing left after he quits his job and divorces his “whore of wife” – direct quote from the film – he gets a call from his sister, played by the ever so charming Tina Fey, informing him that that their father has passed away. Continue reading “A Fun Heartwarming Film | ‘This Is Where I Leave You’ Review”
Directed By: Henry Alex Rubin Written By: Andrew Stern Starring: Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Frank Grillo, Andrea Riseborough, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Alexander Skarsgård, Max Thieriot, Marc Jacobs, Colin Ford& Jonah Bobo People struggle to connect using modern technology. An up and coming reporter hopes her interview with an underage chat room worker will be her big break. A teenager faces the consequences of cyber … Continue reading Disconnect
By: Eric Eisenberg Jon Favreau‘s directing career has largely been focused on big summer blockbusters over the last few years, directing both the first two Iron Man movies as well as Cowboys and Aliens. But after mixed success in that field, it looks as though he’s ready to get back to his independent roots. Variety has learned that Favreau is now in talks with financiers to write, direct and star … Continue reading Jon Favreau To Return To His Indie Roots With Chef