Tag: USA

REVIEW: Aladdin (2019)

Homeless thief Aladdin (Mena Massoud) lives on the streets of Agrabah, until a chance encounter with Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott) throws him into a fantastical adventure involving an evil vizier (Marwan Kenzari), a magical cave, a flying carpet, and an all-powerful genie (Will Smith) charged with granting him three wishes. Disney are really going hell-for-leather ...

REVIEW: mother! (2017)

"Mother" (Jennifer Lawrence) wakes up in an isolated house in the country, where she lives with "Him" (Javier Bardem) her poet husband who suffers terribly from writer's block. When a stranger (Ed Harris) unexpectedly arrives with a not-entirely-truthful story, closely followed by his wife (Michelle Pfieffer) it propels mother onto an increasingly threatening emotional journey. ...

REVIEW: Long Shot (2019)

13 year-old Fred Flarsky had a crush on his babysitter, 16 year-old Charlotte Field. Decades later, Fred (Seth Rogen) is a talented and left-wing journalist, and Charlotte (Charlize Theron) is a Secretary of State with eyes on the US Presidency. When Charlotte hires Fred to join her speech-writing team, their reunion sparks off a romance ...

Walt Disney and the Dumbo problem

On 12 November 2019, Walt Disney will launch its online streaming service Disney+ in the USA, with other markets scheduled to follow soon afterwards. The new service will offer viewers a one-stop shop for the company's long history of film and television productions, as well as those of companies now purchased or absorbed by the ...