Steve Stebbing

Breaking down all things pop culture

New Releases: Cocaine Bear – We kicked off the year with a living doll in M3GAN and had Mia Goth give another gonzo performance in Infinity Pool and, now, 2023 is giving us the next installment of horror risk-taking with this piece of insane genre filmmaking which is, believe it or not, inspired by a …

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New Releases: Magic Mike’s Last Dance – Channing Tatum has returned to possibly the most popular character of his career for the final time but is in great company as Steven Soderbergh has resumed his position behind the camera and the lovely Salma Hayek is Mike’s new top lady. I will admit that the series …

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New Releases: The Son – When Florian Zeller made his dementia-fueled drama The Father with Anthony Hopkins, I was quickly given the knowledge that this was a filmmaker who had a definite grip on how these sad situations played out but to do it from the point of view of the man suffering from it …

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New Releases: Plane – It looks like Gerard Butler’s action movies are getting lazier in being named because this has to be the most ridiculously bland titling I have seen, so much so that the need to see it is as low as it could possibly be. The good news is the film is helmed …

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New Releases: A Man Called Otto – 2023 kicks off with a trope that American filmmakers love to do, remake a fantastic foreign film that probably didn’t need to be done. This new film is a remake of a 2015 Swedish film, A Man Called Ove, but it has the added bonus of starring Tom …

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New Releases: Strange World – It’s crazy how developed Disney’s own in-house┬ácomputer animated division has gotten as it is now easily on par with all of the Pixar releases, something that used to far exceed it. With recent releases in┬ámemory like Raya And The Last Dragon and Encanto, it fueled the excitement big time for …

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New Releases: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – This week has us heading back into the Marvel Universe for what promises to be an emotional goodbye to Chadwick Boseman’s T’Challa but the birth of a new hero to take the mantle, which looks like the sister, Shiri donning the suit. I have been thinking about the way …

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New Releases: Bros – With all of the big Hollywood romantic comedies always being a heterosexual love affair, it’s really refreshing to see this new big Universal Pictures-backed film from producer Judd Apatow and they’ve picked the perfect person to lead it in Billy Eichner. The long-time Billy In The Street host who has found …

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New Releases: Minions: The Rise Of Gru – The kids are all most likely chomping at the bit for this new entry into this really popular animated franchise from Illumination Entertainment and there are probably parents out there that are bracing for the visual nails on the chalkboard that these films are for them. I …

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New Releases: Munich: The Edge of War – This was definitely a pleasant surprise to see coming in a week that doesn’t have a lot to offer as it is a World War II film that features George MacKay, an actor who did a hell of a job in a major World War I film, …

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