Steve Stebbing

Breaking down all things pop culture

New Releases: Mulan – With every new Disney animated classic adaptation, I feel a little more trepidation and not because the movies are bad but because they seem to lack the heart and soul of the original films. The pandemic has robbed us of getting the chance to see this new version of Mulan on …

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New On VOD: I Used To Go Here – Any time you see the Lonely Island guys attached to something you really feel a compulsory need to check it out or at least I do. This new comedy-drama has the added effect of having them produce it, Jorma showing up for a tiny bit role, …

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New On VOD: Random Acts Of Violence – Canadian star Jay Baruchel returns to his seat behind the camera for his second film after the sequel to the hockey comedy Goon, Goon: The Last Of The Enforcers but this unrelenting and visceral horror film has been in gestation for almost a decade before finally being …

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New To VOD: The Outpost – Right from the get-go this brand new war movie feels like it has some lineage to it as it has Clint Eastwood’s son Scott in a lead role, Mel Gibson’s son Milo, Mick Jagger’s son James, Richard Attenborough’s grandson Will and Alan Alda’s grandson Scott Alda-Coffey in supporting roles …

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New on VOD: Abe – Aside from Jon Favreau’s fantastic and endearing foodie film Chef finding a great movie about cooking seems to be like sifting through a needle in a haystack, I say because I’m unable to find a suitable food metaphor. This movie was close to having me believe that we had another …

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New To VOD: Hamilton – The massive hit Broadway musical from Lin-Manuel Miranda has now made its way to the Disney+ streaming service for all of us who either will never be able to afford to head to New York City to see the real thing or only have a fleet interest in it, like …

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New To VOD: Irresistible – John Stewart channels some of his justified rage into his second directed feature film but unlike the last true story drama he made last time he is playing into the comedy satire with hopefully better results. Starring Steve Carrell and Rose Byrne, the film focuses on a Democratic political strategist …

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New On VOD: A White, White Day – Scandanavian films are always such a mystery to star it seems and always puts me on a rollercoaster of “what the hell is going on?” until it settles down and then I’m almost always blown away by what I’ve seen. This new film comes from Iceland and …

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New On VOD: The Roads Not Taken – Javier Bardem and Elle Fanning star in this new drama from The Party and Ginger And Rosa writer and director Sally Potter that tells a personal story that is a sort of composite story of her own experiences. The story follows a day in the life of …

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