This week on the Julie Says So MOVIE MINUTE, we go over the F9 weekend box-office (Vin Diesel was RIGHT!) and I share my thoughts on Questlove’s directorial debut, “Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised). I also talked to Mark Walters & Devin Pike from The Big Film Show, who had lots to say about Chris Pratt’s new film The Tomorrow War and his future with Marvel. We also discussed “Cancel-Culture” (a term none of us are fans of) and how it reflects society’s own underlying views. Listen below or wherever you find podcasts!Continue reading →
I was just on Good Morning Texas, covering all the big movies that will open over Christmas break. This week alone, we’ll see the releases of Aquaman, Welcome to Marwen, Second Act, and Bumblebee. Mary Poppins Returns just opened too, so there are plenty of great new films to check out. I sat down with Jane McGarry to talk about my favorites and cover some films you might not have heard of yet. Watch that HERE and remember to check my FREE MOVIE PASSES page because I’ve got a ton of freebies there!
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Also, thanks to the WFAA Security Guru Kalen, for catching this shot of Jane and I on the American Airlines Center big screen!
On the Basis of Sex sounds like some dirty comedy that would star Dakota Johnson or Rebel Wilson, but it’s actually quite the opposite. This movie tells the story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and how she challenged gender-discrimination laws during the early years of her career. It stars Felicity Jones as Ginsburg, before she ever became a Supreme Court Justice, and Armie Hammer as her husband, Marty. So, who wants to see On the Basis of Sex EARLY and FOR FREE? Continue reading →
I joined Alanna Sarabia on Good Morning Texas today to talk about all the big films that are opening soon. I also gave her my review of Ant-Man and the Wasp and told her about some FREE MOVIE PASSES that I’m giving away. You can find those HERE, then click HERE to watch the segment. And THANKS to basketball Hall-of-Famer Nancy Lieberman for keeping me company in the Green Room and telling me that awesome story about Neve Campbell! (You can find out more about the Nancy Lieberman basketball camps for kids at http://nancyliebermancharities.org.)
If you aren’t excited about the film Sorry to Bother You, you must not have read any of it’s crazy-enthusiastic reviews. One of my favorites comes from Alex Arabian of filminquiry.com, who says this:
“Sorry To Bother You is an intelligent, batshit crazy satire that offers plenty of the theater of the absurd, a standout performance from Lakeith Stanfield, the most original script of the past two years, and plenty of laughs and food for thought.”
Sounds pretty great, right? You can read the rest of that review HERE (or browse through the other glowing Rotten Tomatoes reviews HERE), OR you could just grab FREE PASSES to see Sorry to Bother You from me! Continue reading →
My daughter just asked me what we’re doing tomorrow. We’re not even a week into Summer Break and they’re already bored asking for itineraries. Fortunately, I have loads of Free Movie Passes to give away this summer, including these tickets to an early screening of Cars 3. You can bring up to 3 kids with you too, which means you can take your whole posse OR relieve a friend of theirs. Continue reading →
I’m sorry but Nocturnal Animals looks freaking incredible. It’s the latest from Director/Fashion Designer/Texas Native Tom Ford, and is based on the popular Austin Wright book Tony and Susan. Nocturnal Animals stars Amy Adams, as a woman whose ex-husband (played by Jake Gyllenhaal) writes a violent thriller that seems to be about her. She reads the manuscript when she finds out he’s coming to visit, which is when Nocturnal Animals becomes a movie within a movie. So, how’d you like to see it EARLY and FOR FREE? Continue reading →
I am 100% conflicted about this movie.
As a film-fan, I’ve been dying to see The Birth of a Nation ever since it was screened at Sundance last year and left critics breathless. Writer-Director and star Nate Parker seemed destined for an Oscar and Fox Searchlight Pictures bought the worldwide rights for 17.5 million dollars. It was the largest deal ever made at a film festival.
As a woman though, I can’t ignore the rape charges that Nate Parker has faced. I can’t tune-out the calls to boycott The Birth of a Nation or the horrible stories about what happened on the night in question. You can click HERE to get more information about that, but prepare yourself. It’s pretty upsetting.
So what do I do with these free movie passes?
Well, seeing The Birth of a Nation at a FREE SCREENING gives you a chance to witness an important and largely untold story without putting money in anyone’s pockets. Click HERE to get free passes, then watch the trailer below. And if you’re still conflicted, try focusing on Nat Turner and the real fighters of the Virginia rebellion. The Birth of a Nation is, after all, based on actual events.
Anyone who makes a Cold War movie in 2015 better have an interesting take on it because we’ve seen every Russia VS America flick imaginable. Director Guy Ritchie makes HIS Cold War picture different by casting two of the most beautiful men in Hollywood, Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer. If you’re a grown woman who relishes any chance to stare at these men (like me), that might be enough. If you need something more than foxy dudes in your movies, you might be yawning before the first fake Russian accent kicks in. Continue reading →
Have you seen the trailer for Guy Ritchie’s latest movie The Man From U.N.C.L.E.? Holy Balls, just look at THIS:
Yes, that’s Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer playing a CIA Agent and KGB Operative who’re forced to work together. Two of the HOTTEST dudes in movies today AND they’re joined by the phenomenal Alicia Vikander, who absolutely KILLED IT in Ex Machina. It’s not opening in theaters until August 14th but GUESS WHO HAS FREE PASSES TO SEE IT NEXT WEEK! Continue reading →