Month: December 2018

Day 7: Home Alone [with Home Alone Again with the Google Assistant]

Day 7: Home Alone For pure childish fun in a world of irresponsible, cruel and dysfunctional adults, there is no better matchup than Chris Columbus and John Hughes—and yes, I’m talking Home Alone. Macaulay Culkin became the icon for latchkey as Kevin McCallister. Since the 1990s children have learned how to defend themselves from robbers […]

New in Theaters: Christmas 2018 | Mary Poppins Returns, Aquaman

Mary Poppins Returns Synopsis: In Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the joy and wonder missing in their lives following a personal loss. Emily Blunt stars as the practically-perfect nanny with unique magical skills who can […]

Day 6: Love Actually

Day 6: Love Actually So many characters, so many stories, so many locations and so much love! Love Actually has become a Christmas classic that also has become the aspiration of every ensemble film since its release. The film was released in 2003, from writer/director Richard Curtis, as an example of all kinds of Christmas more realistic stories […]

Day 5: Elf

Day 5: Elf How could we possibly write this list without Elf? We couldn’t! Elf is the family holiday classic from 2003 that captivated audiences for 15 years. The film is directed by Jon Favreau, before he became the go-to-guy for genre films after crafting the Iron Man films. Elf landed in his career early and was […]

Day 3: Iron Man 3

Day 3: Iron Man 3 Iron Man 3 is a film about redemption. It begins in Switzerland as an earlier version of Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) flaunts his billionaire status with playboy fervor. Attending a New Year’s Eve party he whisks a beautiful researcher off to his room and simultaneously blows off and alienates […]

New in Theaters: December 14, 2018 | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Synopsis: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe, with a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its kind. Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales, and […]

Day 1: The Christmas Chronicles (Review)

Review: The Christmas Chronicles So, how does he really do it? Santa is a magical man, but how does the magic work? In a cinematic landscape filled with time travel, magic, superheroes, sci-fi,  and more, audiences are getting more interested in the “how.” The Christmas Chronicles, care of Netflix, is the tale of how two kids […]