Undeniably one of the most gorgeous films ever created, yet curiously unavailable emotionally, like a great masterpiece painting we are instructed to admire.
"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" continues September's record-setting role with a $39 million opening; "It" approaches a half-billion worldwide.
I still like the idea of a cinematic franchise of movie monsters, but "The Mummy" gets Universal's "Dark Universe" off to an uncertain first(ish) step.
A disastrous Beatles adaptation, a 40th anniversary edition of "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" & season seven of "Shameless" lead this week's new releases.
On this week's show, Chris reviews "Kingsman: The Golden Circle," "The Lego Ninjago Movie," "Brad's Status," "Rebel in the Rye," "Stronger," "Friend Request" plus "Wonder Woman" on video.
This well-acted biopic of "Catcher in the Rye" author J.D. Salinger illuminates the artist more than the man behind the pages, perhaps because there wasn't one.
"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" returns all the original creative team, yet somehow forgets what made the first film so great.
Target audiences will surely enjoy this energetic flick, but dad wishes the platoon of filmmakers hadn't tossed out everything making the TV version enjoyable.