Steve Stebbing

Breaking down all things pop culture

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: Ford v Ferrari – This new biopic should definitely be at the top of your list this weekend as it might be rewarding Christian Bale another Academy Award nomination as well as director James Mangold and the film itself because, let’s face it, the voters eat films like this up and secondly it …

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New Releases: Toy Story 4 – When it was announced that a new Toy Story was being written, slated for release nine years after the third movie came out, I was a bit skeptical. I personally felt like Toy Story 3 wrapped everything up quite nicely in a beautifully made film but the early reviews …

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New Releases: The Secret Life Of Pets 2 – Illumination Entertainment brings out this new sequel, one that isn’t connected to their Despicable Me franchise and all without the problematic Louis CK providing the lead voice, this time around being replaced by one of the good guys, Patton Oswalt. All the other favorites have returned …

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New Releases: Aladdin – This movie gives me deep worries as it feels like it moves through a total minefield of things that could tank it in my opinion. Yes, Disney has been making so many of these live-action updates but something about this one feels so sacred, firstly the fact that we all have …

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New Releases: John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum – Definitely one of my most anticipated films to be released this year, both movies leading up to this one have been like a gift from the action film gods, bestowing on us the perfect anti-hero story all birthed from the death of his dog. Now in this …

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