Both of this weekend’s toy-related movies are fresh according to the critics while the latest from Luc Besson seems poised to crash and burn.
The Toy Story gang returns for a road trip with Bonnie but Woody becomes separated from the gang trying to get back Forky, a “toy” Bonnie created at school during arts & crafts who is suffering from an existential breakdown.
Netflix is getting a live-action Cowboy Bebop and multiple Roald Dahl based series to their streaming service while canceling Daredevil, Hobbs and Shaw and the Kingsman prequel add cast members, Blade Runner is getting an anime series on Adult Swim and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
The directorial debut of Tom Hanks, That Thing You Do tells the story of the fictional 60s one-hit wonder band The Wonders, who have a hit song called “That Thing You Do”. The actual single from the movie, while not quite as big a hit as it’s fictional counterpart, still hit pretty high on various Billboard charts and was nominated for Best Original Song.
Fox and CBS order more movie based TV show reboots, Emily Blunt joins The Rock for a Jungle Cruise, Nintendo confirms the new Super Mario animated movie, Sony is rebooting the Men in Black and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
The latest action thriller from Liam Neeson is here with The Commuter while The Post expands wide and Paddington 2 and Proud Mary are also out this week.
Combining forces for the first time, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep co-star in the new Steven Spielberg movie The Post, which follows the efforts of The Washington Post in the 70’s as they reported on the Watergate scandal and faced off against the government in court over the Pentagon Papers report.
April closes out with a trio of smaller movies before Summer Blockbuster season starts next week but only one of them is fresh according to the critics.
As the world’s foremost (and maybe only) symbologist, Professor Robert Langdon has been called in multiple times to solve mysteries and stop international conspiracies with his knowledge of history and art.
Emma Watson seemingly lands her dream job at powerful tech company The Circle but as she ascends the company ladder, she sees how much control the company has over it’s users and their private information.