It’s the classic story of a boy and his sleuthing electric mouse! And also a girl and her extremely delicate psychic duck.
Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Directed by: Rob Letterman Produced by: Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Hidenaga Katakami, Don McGowan Written by: Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit, Rob Letterman, Derek Connolly Cinematography: John Mathieson Edited by: Mark Sanger, James Thomas Music by: Henry Jackman Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Suki Waterhouse, Omar Chaparro, Chris Greere, Ken Watanabe, Bill Nighy Distributed by: Warner Bros.
We’re back for another year at Hogwarts filled with flying cars, spiders, and frozen people. Oh my.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Directed by: Chris Columbus Produced by: David Heyman Written by: Steve Kloves Cinematography: Roger Pratt Edited by: Peter Honess Music by: John Williams Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Kenneth Branagh, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Richard Griffiths, Richard Harris, Jason Isaacs, Alan Rickman, Fiona Shaw, Maggie Smith, Julie Walters Distributed by: Warner Brothers Pictures
Avengers: Endgame finishes the story begun in last year’s Infinity War and represents the culmination of all the stories begun 11 years ago with Iron Man. We were surprised how much we liked Infinity War. How does the direct sequel fare?
Directed by: Anthony Russo & Joe Russo Produced by: Kevin Feige Written by: Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely Cinematography: Trent Opaloch Edited by: Jeffrey Ford & Matthew Schmidt Music by: Alan Silvestri Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Bradley Cooper, Josh Brolin Studio: Marvel Studios Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
We embark on a journey through the Harry Potter film series which Maggie grew up with but Matt has never seen (nor has he read the books).
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Directed by: Chris Columbus Produced by: David Heyman Written by: Steve Kloves Cinematography: John Seale Edited by: Richard Francis-Bruce Music by: John Williams Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Richard Griffiths, Richard Harris, Ian Hart, John Hurt, Alan Rickman, Fiona Shaw, Maggie Smith Distributed by: Warner Brothers Pictures
Our favorite movies series continues with Matt’s favorite film: The Prestige.
Directed by: Christopher Nolan Produced by: Emma Thomas, Aaron Ryder, Christopher Nolan Written by: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan Cinematography: Wally Pfister Edited by: Lee Smith Music by: David Julyan Starring: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis, David Bowie Production Company: Syncopy Distributed by: Warner Brothers
It’s another one of them Marvel movies and this time they even put the company name in the title. That’s brand synergy.
Directed by: Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck Produced by: Kevin Feige Written by: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, and Geneva Robertson-Dworet Edited by: Elliot Graham & Debbie Berman Music by: Pinar Toprak Starring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, Jude Law Production Company: Marvel Studios Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
We’re starting a sub-series where we cover our favorite movies. Technically we already began this with The LEGO Movie episode (one of Matt’s favorites). Now join us for a discussion of Maggie’s favorite film: the 1994 classic Forrest Gump – which Matt had never seen before!
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis Produced by: Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey Written by: Eric Roth Based on:Forrest Gump by Winston Groom Edited by: Arthur Schmidt Music by: Alan Silvestri Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field Production Company: Wendy Finerman Productions Distributed by: Paramount Pictures