Posts by Paola Harvey

‘Tolkien’ Movie Review: A Boring Biopic

Synopsis: As a young student, J.R.R. Tolkien finds love, friendship and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts. These early life experiences soon inspire Tolkien to write the classic fantasy novels “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings.” If I am being completely transparent, I have never seen The Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit trilogies. I know – as a cinephile, I feel like I am committing such a big crime and should call myself a hypocrite. To give myself some credit, I have not been able to devote the time to sit back and watch
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Disney Announces Three Untitled ‘Star Wars’ Films Following ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

Originally, we were told that after The Rise of Skywalker, we will not be seeing any new Star Wars movies for a while. Last month, Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger told Bloomberg that Disney and Lucasfilm planned to put a “pause” on franchise films after Abrams’ latest hits theaters, but it appears to be a pause that will only stretch into the next three years. At the time, Iger mentioned, “we will take a pause, some time, and reset, because the Skywalker Saga comes to an end with this ninth movie. There will be other ‘Star Wars’ movies, but
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The Russo Brothers Explain Why Katherine Langford Scene Was Cut From ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Last October, it was revealed that 13 Reasons Why actress Katherine Langford was cast in a mystery role for Avengers: Endgame. She ultimately did not appear in the juggernaut film and we now know why. SPOILERS AHEAD FOR ‘AVENGERS: ENDGAME’! According to Collider, directors Joe and Anthony Russo were invited on the Happy Sad Confused podcast where they discussed that Langford did have a major scene in Endgame that was ultimately cut from the final version of the film. She was supposed to play the teenaged version of Tony Stark’s daughter, Morgan. Originally, after snapping his fingers, Tony was supposed
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‘The Intruder’ Movie Review: Nothing More Than A Cheesy Thriller

Synopsis: Scott and Annie Russell (Michael Ealy and Meagan Good) couldn’t be happier after buying their dream home from a mysterious and lonely widower named Charlie Peck (Dennis Quaid)  in Napa Valley, Calif. Their newfound paradise soon turns into a living nightmare when Charlie — still strangely attached to the house — begins to show up and interfere in their daily lives. When his erratic behavior turns to obsession, the young couple soon find themselves caught up in a violent confrontation that threatens to destroy everything they hold dear. The Intruder was marketed as a thriller movie designed to give
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“The Office” Will Stay On Netflix Until 2021

Recently, we have started to see a major shift in the streaming service industry. Before, Netflix used to be one of the only options to watch movies and TV shows online. When that wasn’t enough, the company began producing its own original content. Then, competitors like Hulu and Amazon Prime Video came into the picture and began to do the same thing. That brings us to today where the number of options for streaming entertainment keeps increasing more and more. Both Disney and Apple have announced they would be introducing their own services that will also include new original shows
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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”: New Source Speculates The Return Of ANOTHER Iconic Character

Many would argue that the Star Wars fandom is what it is because of the characters of the franchise and how they would become emotionally invested in them. Throughout the 40+ years since A New Hope, fans have seen dozens and dozens of characters come and go. In the most recent movies, we have even seen iconic characters return on the big screen in unexpected cameo appearances. After the teaser for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker premiered earlier this month, it looks like the latest installment of the Skywalker Saga will be no exception. It teases the return of
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Actor Chris Pratt THRILLED To Have Director James Gunn Back for ‘Guardians’

Back in mid-March, Disney managed to do the impossible and reinstated James Gunn as the director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3. He was originally fired by the same company in July 2018 due to some controversial tweets that were over decades-old and had resurfaced back to social media because of an alt-right group of Twitter users. Because of this outcry, Disney resulted in letting go of Gunn indefinitely… or, so we had thought. If there is one person from the franchise who is very happy about the news, it would be Chris Pratt – the lead actor who
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