Steve Stebbing

Breaking down all things pop culture

New Releases: Strange World – It’s crazy how developed Disney’s own in-house computer 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 memory 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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New Releases: West Side Story – Steven Spielberg’s long gestated passion project has finally made its way to the big screen and, impressively, during one of the toughest times to make a huge film, a global pandemic. While Scorsese’s passion project was a brutal film about missionaries bringing the word of God to Japan in …

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New Releases: Dune – It feels like I’ve been waiting forever for this Denis Villeneuve take on a Frank Herbert-written epic that I have read, as well as all the sequel books that follow. This means I’m fully in the know of a complex story that David Lynch had issues bringing to the screen in …

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New Releases: Venom: Let There Be Carnage – After many delays and release date shifts we finally get the follow-up to a non-MCU-connected franchise that still manages to include Spider-Man and, yes, I know that this is all convoluted and confusing. That all said, the first Venom movie was a stupid amount of fun and …

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New Releases: Dear Evan Hansen – It seems like we haven’t learned from Glee at all and we’re still going forward with close to thirty-year-old actors playing high school teenagers. I know that it is a special case with this film as star Ben Platt played the role on Broadway and was the originator of …

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New Releases: Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings – It’s crazy to think that the pandemic created a huge rift in the releasing of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies and we just got Black Widow a couple of months ago after an over a year delay and now we get the first Asian …

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