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Godzilla Minus One

Post war Japan is at its lowest point when a new crisis emerges in the form of a giant monster, baptized in the horrific power of the atomic bomb.

Cast: Minami Hamabe, Sakura Ando, Ryunosuke Kamiki

Director: Takashi Yamazaki

• 125 min

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Coriolanus Snow mentors and develops feelings for the female District 12 tribute during the 10th Hunger Games.

Cast: Rachel Zegler, Jason Schwartzman, Hunter Schafer

Director: Francis Lawrence

165 min

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The film takes a personal look at Napoleon Bonaparte's origins, and his swift, ruthless climb to emperor viewed through the prism of his addictive, and often volatile, relationship with his...

Vanessa Kirby, Joaquin Phoenix, Ben Miles

• 158 min


Wish will follow a young girl named Asha who wishes on a star and gets a more direct answer than she bargained for when a trouble-making star comes down from the sky to join her.

Evan Peters, Chris Pine, Alan Tudyk

• 92 min


Beyoncé in performance at her record-breaking RENAISSANCE World Tour and the creative mastermind behind it.

Beyoncé, Blue Ivy Carter

150 min


The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.

Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon

180 min

Waitress: The Musical

The hit Broadway musical about a small-town pie baker with big dreams gets the silver screen treatment.

Sara Bareilles, Drew Gehling, Charity Dawson

144 min

Love Actually

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson

• 135 min

The Boy and the Heron

A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. There, death comes to an end, and life finds a new beginning. A...

Soma Santoki, Masaki Suda, Takuya Kimura

• 124 min

The Marvels

Carol Danvers gets her powers entangled with those of Kamala Khan and Monica Rambeau, forcing them to work together to save the universe.

Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Zawe Ashton

1 min


After a Black Friday riot ends in tragedy, a mysterious Thanksgiving-inspired killer terrorizes Plymouth, Massachusetts - the birthplace of the infamous holiday.

Rick Hoffman, Gina Gershon, Patrick Dempsey

• 107 min

Silent Night

A grieving father enacts his long-awaited revenge against a ruthless gang on Christmas Eve.

Joel Kinnaman, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Kid Cudi

• 104 min

Trolls Band Together

Poppy discovers that Branch was once part of the boy band 'BroZone' with his brothers, Floyd, John Dory, Spruce and Clay. When Floyd is kidnapped, Branch and Poppy embark on a journey to...

Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Zooey Deschanel

• 92 min

The Shift

After meeting a mysterious stranger, a man must escape a " dystopian " world to return to his wife.

Neal McDonough, Kristoffer Polaha, Sean Astin

• 115 min

Coming Soon


Based on the extraordinary character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, "Wonka" tells the wondrous story of how the world's greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker...

Timothée Chalamet, Olivia Colman, Hugh Grant

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

Arthur must enlist the help of his half-brother Orm in order to protect Atlantis against Black Manta, who has unleashed a devastating weapon in his obsessive quest to avenge his father's...

Jason Momoa, Ben Affleck, Patrick Wilson

The Boys in the Boat

A 1930s-set story centered on the University of Washington's rowing team, from their Depression-era beginnings to winning gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Joel Edgerton, Callum Turner, Peter Guinness

The Color Purple

A decades-spanning tale of love and resilience and of one woman's journey to independence. Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately finds extraordinary strength and hope in...

Halle Bailey, Taraji P. Henson, Colman Domingo

Movie Guru's Current Movie Briefs

Since I write many of these briefs the day before the movies are released, what we have here are mostly ruminations on movies I have not yet seen. You will have to decide for yourself if these briefs have any value. I believe the less you know about a movie, the better chance you might enjoy it to the upside. Too many reviewers seem to go out of their ways to ruin for you with way too much information your upcoming movie experience. In fact my D graded Master’s Thesis proposed that reviews should be embargoed until after the opening weekends allowing moviegoers to see the movies fresh and without plot summaries taken right out of the press kits.

  • Renaissance: A Film by Beyonce

    This is not a Taylor Swift concert movie. it seems to be a more intimate portrait of an artist at her peak during a very successful concert tour. I was very surprised by the abilities of Taylor Swift. I expect similar surprises watching Renaissance.

  • Godzilla Minus One

    This is a brand new English dubbed Japanese rethinking and tribute to the English dubbed (except for Raymond Burr) 1950s original. Bring the kids.

    Wrong! This is a terrific, subtitled flick; a great movie with incredible sound design and award worthy effects, with excellent screenwriting, and an unbelievable final battle that dissolves into an unexpected denouement. The premium XD theater presentation for this one is worth every extra penny.

  • Dream Scenario

    You cannot keep a good Man down. The ubiquitous Nicolas Cage playing a mild matter professor is turning up in everybody’s dreams. That is weird. Just like Nicolas Cage. And check out the recent Retirement Plan, Nicolas Cage having fun in an action comedy that works very well for movie audiences.

  • Silent Night

    This looks like a love it or hate it John Woo directed action extravaganza. I assume the rating is R, but I am worried that the violence should have earned it an X. Definitely not for everyone.

  • The Shift

    An Angel Studio released always means a well-intentioned faith based movie targeting everyone, but mostly attended by those with faith. Let me put it this way. The Shift and Silent Night both opening this week are diametrically opposed in their ambitions.

  • Napoleon

    Director Ridley Scott (look him up) films his latest epic, this time Napoleon. Starring the always interesting Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon, this should result in entertaining hours at the movies. (Be aware that next year a four hour director’s cut may be coming to Apple TV.

  • Wish

    A Disney Thanksgiving treat for the entire family? I say probably yes. There was a time that you would take the kids to two movies over Thanksgiving. However, things have changed. Now you choose between Trolls or Wish. I go for pure entertainment, which chooses Trolls. Disney lovers will pile into Wish. It is your call.

  • Trolls Band Together

    Why is this movie playing matinees in one of our XD theaters? Because The Marvels failed it’s opening weekend, gross requirements, and the same is expected of this weeks opening of the Hunger Games prequel. What does this mean for the future of moviegoing? The only hits seem to be horror movies and one off’s like Taylor Swift’s Era Tour concert movie. I am starting to believe that it is true that too many people stopped going to the movies during the pandemic and have not come back. There is just too much streaming entertainment that is so much more accessible than a trip to theaters. Disney’s Wish opening Thanksgiving will let us know better if there is a chance theaters can re-capture the online generation.

  • Hunger Games: Songbirds and Snakes

    I am totally not interested. I miss Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of America’s greatest actors who died from an overdose, cutting short his fabulous career. What a loss.

  • Next Goal Wins

    Something is wrong here. Reading the New York Times this morning I flashed on the headline Offsides! And realized it was a review of Next Goal Wins, a movie that looks like fun based on the previews Then as I was organizing the updates on this page, the coming soon changes lead me to notice that this movie has a 46% on rotten tomatoes. Well guess what? I don’t care. It is on my first to see of this week’s new releases.

  • The Holdovers

    Idiosyncratic and independent director Alexander Payne is back with a Holiday movie about being left behind during the Holidays. If you have seen and liked Alexander Payne’s previous movies, among which are the very funny early, Payne movie Election and Downsizing, and Sideways, and The Descendants, you will definitely make your way to see The Holdovers. I will be there joining you.

  • The Marvels

    Maybe a normal length movie way under three hours will excite audiences. In fact the entire ad campaign should blast out the reasonable running time. I have nothing to say about this movie except it seems it will outshine Blue Beetle, another reasonable length innocuous comic book derivative.

  • Freelance

    No doubt in my mind that John Cena will unanimously win the raspberry award of 2023 for worst actor in a motion picture. Playing a disillusioned, former special ops soldier, he is enlisted to protect a female journalist getting an exclusive interview with a South American dictator. Everything spirals out of control and this comedy pseudo-drama, including Cena’s awful and pseudo comedic facial expressions (which if he’d used those on his army ventures he would have been left out of the service. I highly recommend this movie.

  • Killers of the Flower Moon

    A Martin Scorcese instant classic. However I read the book. It is a devastating work of non-fiction chronicling a genocide of oil rich American Indians by greedy Oklahoman evil murderers. So there was no mystery to me, and unwilling to endure a second dose of the history, I walked out when I could not take it anymore.

  • The Creator

    Everyone must know more about The Creator than I do. Since seeing the first trailer for this big, futuristic movie about I assume robots against humanity, I have been looking forward to it, especially in our XD theater. The preview was certainly powerful, and I expect even more from the actual movie.

  • Bottoms

    Gay high school girls start a fight club to attract hot cheerleaders, in a raunchy, anything goes comedy. Obviously not for everyone, but I will need to see it before I tip the scales one way or another. From the preview I can say give it a try, but it’s your call.

  • Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part One

    Tom Cruise, American movie star, creator of action masterpieces. Once a great actor, now a superstar stuntman. I love him. How does he do it? But I think I loved him more when he was stretching his acting chops in all kinds of roles, big and small, in all kinds of movies. (And I prefer the great Harrison Ford in the TV show 1883 over his work in the current Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.