Steve Stebbing

Breaking down all things pop culture

New Releases: Brahms: The Boy II – How we have a sequel to a horror movie that, as far as I know, totally bombed in theaters is beyond me but here we are. Without the star of the first movie, Luren Cohen, we get Katie Holmes playing the mother of a young boy who moves …

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New Releases: Gretel & Hansel – In the dark niches of mystery and horror actor turned director Osgood Perkins has been making waves with stylishly done films like The Blackcoat’s Daughter and with this film, just his third feature, he may hit more of a mainstream level and he’s doing it with a classic Grimm …

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New Releases: The Grudge – We are now in the cycle of horror where we try out the Japanese waif ghosts again and if you remember, this didn’t work out too well when Paramount tried to reboot The Ring with Rings, a limp and frightening nudge to a story audiences had largely forgotten about. This …

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New Releases: Little Women (Opened on Christmas Day) – Greta Gerwig cements herself as one of the finest contemporary¬†filmmakers working today, adapting Louise May Alcott’s cherished novel and really creating a relatable¬†story for women about women and the struggles of ambition with a societal limit, love with a societal scrutiny and existence¬†under the watchful eye …

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New Releases: Jumanji: The Next Level – the fans cried foul when it was announced that The Rock would be rebooting Jumanji but the end result turned out to be a pretty entertaining movie with the great continued Chemistry Between The Rock and Kevin Hart. Now the whole cast is returning including Karen Gillan and …

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New Releases: Playmobil: The Movie – When Lego came together (get it?) to create a massive blockbuster film and multiple spin-offs it seemed to have shot a flare into the studio sky saying that all of the toy properties were now possibly lucrative for big-screen adventures. That said, I’m really unsure about this one as …

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New Releases: Knives Out (Opened Wednesday) – This is one of my most anticipated movies of the year as it comes from a director that makes the most original films when he’s making his own films. Yes, I’m talking about Rian Johnson who’s last outing, The Last Jedi, has fanboys in a decisive tizzy, some …

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