Trailer: “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” (2020)

Trailer: “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” (2020) Netflix has released the official trailer for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” the feature adaptation of Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s Tony Award-nominated play. https://videopress.com/v/FA3yRZCi?preloadContent=metadata Chicago, 1927. In a recording session, tensions rise between the trailblazing singer Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), her young and ambitious trumpeter (Chadwick Boseman) who aspired …

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” (2020)

“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” (2020) Drama/Thriller 122 Minutes Written & directed by: Vince Gilligan Featuring: Aaron Paul, Jesse Plemons, Krysten Ritter, Charles Baker, Matt Jones, Robert Forster, Jonathan Banks and Bryan Cranston Walter White: “You’re really lucky, you know that? You didn’t have to wait your whole life to do something special.” Released recently on DVD and Blu-ray is the followup …

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New Trailer: David Fincher’s “Mank” (2020)

“Mank” (2020) Netflix has released the first trailer for “Mank” which arrives on the streamer on December 4th following a theatrical run in November. https://videopress.com/v/8UGS6pIF?preloadContent=metadata The story sees 1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman) as he races to finish the screenplay of …

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Streaming Review: “Altered Carbon – Season Two” (2020)

“Altered Carbon - Season Two” (2020)) TV Series/Sci-Fi Eight Episodes Created by: Laeta Kalogridis based on 'Altered Carbon' by Richard K. Morgan Featuring: Renée Elise Goldsberry, Anthony Mackie, Lela Loren, Simone Missick, Dina Shihabi and Torben Liebrecht Takeshi Kovacs: "This is a ghost story. Told in the age of eternal life. Technology has conquered death, but with …

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Teaser Trailer: “Stranger Things – Season Four”

Teaser Trailer: "Stranger Things - Season Four" Netflix has released the first trailer for the upcoming fourth season of its beloved supernatural series “Stranger Things”. https://videopress.com/v/WHfcqPhW?preloadContent=metadata Titled ‘From Russia With Love’, the clip confirms that David Harbour’s Chief Hopper is alive and is in Russia at the start of the season. Filming on the new …

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Trailer: “Miss Americana” (2020)

Trailer: "Miss Americana" (2020) Netflix has released the trailer for “Miss Americana,” Taylor Swift’s new documentary which shortly gets a high profile Sundance Film Festival premiere ahead of a rollout on the streaming platform on January 31st. https://videopress.com/v/TXvUrM8G?preloadContent=metadata The doco takes its title from a track from Swift’s 2019 album “Lover” and is a deep …

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Trailer: “The Witcher” (2019)

Trailer: "The Witcher" (2019) Netflix has released a final trailer for their “The Witcher” series adaptation which goes online on Friday December 20th. https://videopress.com/v/jVwnNvIf?preloadContent=metadata Based on Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski’s series of fantasy novels, which spawned the hugely popular video game franchise, the story focuses on monster hunters known as Witchers who develop supernatural abilities …

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Trailer: “Lost In Space – Season 2” (2019)

Trailer: "Lost In Space - Season 2" (2019) Netflix has released a full final trailer for the second season of its sci-fi series “Lost in Space”. https://videopress.com/v/aDkGUeKG?preloadContent=metadata In the new episodes, the Robinson family is attempting to survive on a mysterious ocean planet. Attempts to turn their spaceship into an ocean vessel turns out to …

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Streaming review: “Black Spot” (Zone Blanche) – Season 2 (2018)

"Black Spot" (Zone Blanche) - Season 2 (2018) Television/Drama Eight Episodes Created & written by: Mathieu Missoffe Directed by: Thierry Poiraud and Julien Despaux Featuring: Suliane Brahim, Hubert Delattre,and Laurent Capelluto Franck Siriani: "Your murder rate is six times the national average!" Some television shows wear their influences out in the open begging to be compared …

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DVD review: “The Haunting of Hill House” (2018)

“The Haunting of Hill House” (2018) Drama/Horror 10 Episodes Developed by: Mike Flanagan based on 'The Haunting of Hill House' by Shirley Jackson Featuring: Michiel Huisman, Elizabeth Reaser, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Kate Siegel, Victoria Pedretti, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas and Timothy Hutton Elanor: “Am I walking toward something I should be running away from?” Released recently on DVD is the Netflix production of “The Haunting of Hill …

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Trailer: “The Witcher” (2019)

Trailer: “The Witcher” (2019) The full trailer for Netflix’s “The Witcher” series adaptation has arrived and confirmed a December 20th launch date for the highly anticipated series. https://videopress.com/v/07NGGDEF?preloadContent=metadata Based on Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski’s series of fantasy novels, which spawned the hugely popular video game franchise, the story focuses on monster hunters known as Witchers …

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Trailer: “The King” (2019)

Now playing in select cinemas and ahead of its launch on the streaming service next week, Netflix has released the final trailer for “The King,” a new film adaptation of parts of the latter parts of The Henriad by “The Rover” and “Animal Kingdom” director David Michod. https://videopress.com/v/ro3Hhysp?preloadContent=metadata Timothee Chalamet and Joel Edgerton lead the …

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Trailer: “Lost in Space- Season Two” (2019)

Trailer: "Lost in Space- Season Two" (2019) Netflix has released the first trailer for the second season of its “Lost in Space” reboot, announcing that the ten-episode season is set to premiere on Christmas Eve. https://videopress.com/v/2S626StH?preloadContent=metadata With the Jupiter 2 stranded on a mysterious ocean planet without their beloved Robot, the Robinsons must work together, …

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Trailer: “6 Underground” (2019)

Trailer: “6 Underground” (2019) Netflix has premiered the first trailer for the Michael Bay-directed action feature “6 Underground” which has also set a December 13th launch date on the service. https://videopress.com/v/0IbliBbL?preloadContent=metadata “Deadpool” scribes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick penned the film in which six billionaires form a vigilante squad after faking their deaths in order …

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Trailer: “The King” (2019)

Trailer: “The King” (2019) Netflix has now set a launch date and released the first trailer for “The King,” a new film adaptation of parts of the latter parts of The Henriad by “The Rover” and “Animal Kingdom” director David Michod. https://videopress.com/v/EyRkwvvf?preloadContent=metadata Timothee Chalamet and Joel Edgerton lead the cast which blends Shakespeare’s two-part Henry …

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Streaming review: “Mindhunter – Season Two” (2019)

"Mindhunter - Season Two" (2019) TV Series/Drama Episodes: 9 Created by: Joe Penhall & Jennifer Haley Featuring: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv and Hannah Gross "'Cause I gonna make you seeThere's nobody else hereNo one like meI'm special, so specialI gotta have some of your attention give it to me" - 'Brass in pocket' …

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Streaming trailer: “Mindhunter: Season Two”

Streaming trailer: “Mindhunter: Season Two” Netflix has premiered the first trailer for the second season of its celebrated profiler series “Mindhunter” which boasts David Fincher (“Se7en”), Andrew Dominik (“The Assassination of Jesse James”) and Carl Franklin (“Devil in a Blue Dress”) as directors of the nine-episode run. https://videopress.com/v/QeFBA2tG mindhunter_season_2_official_teaser_wIazdDw4tao_1080p The second season covers the Atlanta …

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Streaming review: “The Dirt” (2019) 

"The Dirt" (2019)  Comedy/Drama/Biography Running Time: 108 minutes Written by: Rich Wilkes based on the book "The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band"by Neil Strauss, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars, Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx Directed by: Jeff Tremaine Featuring: Douglas Booth, Colson Baker, Daniel Webber and Iwan Rheon Doc McGhee:"I have managed the Scorpions, Bon Jovi, Skid Row, KISS. I had been dragged through the …

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DVD review: “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Seasons One & Two” (2015-2019)

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt  Seasons One & Two" (2015-2019)  Comedy 26 Episodes Created by: Tina Fey and Robert Carlock Featuring: Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kaneand Jane Krakowski  Kimmy Schmidt:"And you are gonna sing at the Grammys with Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson!"  Titus Andromedon:"Bad examples, but yes!" This month sees the release onto DVD of the hit Netflix comedy series "Unbreakable …

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Streaming review: “Black Bird” (2018)

"Bird Box " (2018)  Sci-Fi/Horror Running Time: 124 minutes Written by: Eric Heisserer Directed by: Susanne Bier Featuring: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, Jacki Weaver, Rosa Salazar, Danielle Macdonald, Lil Rel Howery, Tom Hollander, BD Wong, Sarah Paulson and John Malkovich Gary:"Open your eyes, it's so beautiful." This week Netflix has released the horror movie adaptation of the genre novel "Bird Box" (2018) onto its service, which on …

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