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Top 10 Movies

Domestic Box Office (Estimates) For the Weekend of November 25-27, 2022*.

  1. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever / $45,900,000
  2. Strange World / $11,900,000
  3. Devotion / $6,000,000
  4. The Menu/ $5,200,000
  5. Black Adam / $3,350,000
  6. The Fablemans / $2,220,000
  7. Bones and All / $2,206,000
  8. Ticket to Paradise / $1,850,000
  9. The Chosen Season 3: Eps. 1 & 2 / $1,585,840
  10. She Said / $1,100,000

*According to Comscore.

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(Warner Bros.)

The Next Chapter of Shazam!

Shazam! Fury of the Gods, continues the story of Billy Batson who, upon reciting the magic word “SHAZAM!,” is transformed into his adult super hero alter ego, Shazam. Created by the same creative team, Director David F. Sandberg and writers Henry Gayden and Chris Morgan, the new movie reunites Zachary Levi (Shazam) with most of the original cast. Joining the cast are Rachel Zegler, Lucy Liu and Helen Mirren. The movie is set to open on March 17, 2023.

(Pixabay)

The Pac-Man Cometh

Blame it on the success of Sonic the Hedgehog, but a new live-action Pac-Man movie is in the making from Bandai Namco Entertainment. It’s hard to say if this will be any good. The original video doesn’t have much of a plot and despite his Saturday morning cartoons in the 1980’s, the big yellow chomper has only appeared on the big screen once in the forgettable movie, Pixels. It is said that the new story is being created by Chuck Williams, who is also responsible for, Sonic the Hedgehog. No word on when to expect it.

(Universal Pictures)

Clooney and Roberts Appear in New Romantic Comedy

t’s been awhile since we’ve seen George Clooney or Julia Roberts on the big screen. In fact, it’s been a while since we’ve seen either of them anywhere! However, they have reunited for a new romantic comedy coming to theaters this fall. They star in Ticket to Paradise playing a divorced couple finding themselves on a shared mission: to stop their lovestruck daughter from making the same mistake they once made. Read More >>>

(DreamWorks)

Puss in Boots Back this Christmas

One of the best things that DreamWorks did was to create the spinoff movie Puss in Boots, an origin story of the main character. Is used a character that we all loved but in a new storyline. That movie came out in 2011. Now in 2022, that little orange tabby is back for The Last Wish. Will the studio be able to recreate the same magic after all these years? Maybe. Read More >>>

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Movie Reviews

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

With all of the main cast reprising their roles, Wakanda Forever continues its tale in grand form. It’s epic and beautiful, heart-warming and heart-breaking. It is less triumphant compared to other Marvel movies. It is a story about family, loss and moving on. It is a female-driven story with larger roles given to Wright, Bassett and Gurira while introducing a new character: human inventor Riri Williams (Dominique Thorne). Read More >>>

Lightyear

While some will call Lightyear a sequel to the Toy Story movies, it really isn’t but it IS related to them. The movie begins with a short message stating that in 1995, Andy, the boy featured in the films, was a huge fan of a movie that featured the Buzz Lightyear character, so much so, that he wanted a Buzz Lightyear action figure more than anything else for his birthday. The movie Lightyear is apparently that movie and now we get to see it just as Andy did. Read More >>>

Black Adam

Warner Bros.’ history of successful movies based on DC Comics characters has an uneven track record. After the second try at the Suicide SquadShazam and The Batman, things have been looking up for the studio. And the brief scene during the end credits of the film suggests more of the same to come. But in the meantime, Black Adam will have to do. And that is okay, I guess. Sometimes you want steak and other times, a McDonald’s cheeseburger just sounds really good. Read More >>>

Luck

The visuals are amazing and the characters likeable, but Luck loses it way weighing down the story with lots of gizmos, gadgets and objects used for good luck. With each new gimmick, there is a lot of explanation which slows the story down to a crawl. There is just so much information thrown at you that you just want the storytellers to get on with it. Luck becomes pretty dull that no amount of dancing bunnies is able to fix. Read More >>>

Gigi and Nate

Gigi and Nate is at its best when it focuses on the family and their small town. Going through a crisis like this would be devastating for any family, but the film makes a classic Hollywood mistake of portraying Nate’s family as being quite affluent. As a dad myself, I couldn’t help thinking about how we would have been wiped out financially if we experienced a similar situation and therefore, I found myself not completely relating to this family. Read More >>>

See How They Run

There’s a really good idea here, and though the storyline is pretty convoluted, it’s still pretty good. But it’s buried underneath too many characters, many of which don’t appear to have any motive to kill. The title suggests that this will be a lively and energetic romp. Instead, it’s sluggish and at times, downright boring. But worst of all, it’s not funny. Read More >>>

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Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

She Said

Director: Maria Schrader

Starring: Carey Mulligan, Zoe Kazan, Patricia Clarkson

Studio: Universal Pictures

Opening: Nov. 18, 2022

New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor break one of the most important stories in a generation — a story that helped launch the #MeToo movement and shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood.

Disenchanted

Director: Adam Shankman

Starring: Amy Adams, James Marsden, Patrick Dempsey, Maya Rudolph, Yvette Nicole Brown, Idina Menzel

Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

Opening: Nov. 18, 2022

Ten years after her happily ever after, Giselle questions her happiness, inadvertently turning the lives of those in the real world and Andalasia upside down in the process.

The Fabelmans

Director: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Michelle Williams, Gabriel LaBelle, Paul Dano, Judd Hirsch, Seth Rogen

Studio: Amblin Entertainment

Opening: Nov. 23, 2022

Growing up in post-World War II era Arizona, a young man named Sammy Fabelman discovers a shattering family secret and explores how the power of films can help him see the truth.

Strange World

Directors: Dan Hall, Qui Nguyen

Voice Talent: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jaboukie Young-White, Gabrielle Union, Alan Tudyk, Lucy Liu, Dennis Quaid

Studio: Walt Disney Animation Studios

Opening: Nov. 23, 2022

The legendary Clades are a family of explorers whose differences threaten to topple their latest and most crucial mission.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Director: Rian Johnson

Starring: Daniel Craig, Edward, Kate Hudson, Dave Bautista, Janelle Monae, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick

Studio: Netflix

Opening: Nov. 23, 2022

Famed Southern detective Benoit Blanc travels to Greece for his latest case.

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