One of the great things about the Julie Says So MOVIE MINUTE Podcast is how much we cram into a short amount of time. This week, we have reviews of Respect, CODA, Free Guy, Annette, Reservation Dogs & Suicide Squad in under 15 minutes (but we still had time to ramble about Adam Driver’s nude-scenes). Have a listen below and remember to check the Free Movie Passes Page often (if you’re ready to hit the theater). Also, don’t forget to check out the trailer for Shang-Chi & the Legend of the Ten Rings below the podcast!Continue reading →
Adam Driver isn’t shying away from the tough material lately. He’s in Marriage Story (on Netflix) with Scarlett Johansson about a painful divorce, and now Driver is taking on post-911 war crimes in The Report. He plays Daniel Jones, who investigates the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program and finds shocking secrets. The Report will be released on Amazon Prime November 29th, but it will also be in theaters starting November 15th. Even better, you can see The Report EARLY and FOR FREE! Continue reading →
There’s a little something-for-everyone in theaters this weekend, including two interesting takes on history. If you’re wondering which film to throw your money at, I’ve seen all three and can help. Continue reading →
Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox is a big movie for my family. We’ve watched it soooo many times and throw quotes like, “You cussing with me,” and “HOT BOX” around on a regular basis. That’s why we’re all going a little nuts about Isle of Dogs, which hits theaters March 23rd. This one’s about a kid in Japan who loses his dog and has to find it on an island that’s entirely populated by dogs. I know. It’s so Wes Anderson that I feel like Bill Murray just walked up and whacked me with a roll of eclectic wallpaper. It’s probably going to be great though and, if you’re like me, you kind of have to see every movie Wes Anderson makes anyhow. So, want to see Isle of Dogs EARLY and FOR FREE? Continue reading →
Rough Night stars Scarlett Johansson, Zoë Kravitz, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell and Ilana Glazer and I would love a night out with any of them. Well, maybe not Scarlett Johansson. She seems like that one really hot friend who goes out with you but spends the whole night texting her boyfriend. Scarlett would sit in the corner ignoring everyone while Kate, Ilana, Jillian and Zoë planned something wild, fun, and probably illegal…like killing a stripper. BY ACCIDENT, of course! So, who wants to see Rough Night EARLY and FOR FREE? Continue reading →
Yes, I just gave away a major plot point for The Zookeeper’s Wife and you know why?
Because people get pissed when you kill the animals! Just ask John Wick. Continue reading →
I think I’ve heard more about the Ghost in the Shell controversy than I’ve heard about the movie itself. See, Ghost in the Shell is based on a popular Japanese manga and the main character, Major, has always been considered Japanese. There were cries of whitewashing when Scarlett Johansson was cast in the role, but not everyone agrees. In fact, the director of the original anime, Mamoru Oshii, had this to say to IGN.com: Continue reading →
I was on Good Morning Texas today to talk about all the best movies December has to offer. Interested in seeing La La Land, Office Christmas Party or Sing? I can tell you if they’re worth your time. Want free passes to see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Passengers, or Collateral Beauty? I can help with that, too! Just click HERE to watch the segment, then check out my Free Movie Passes page to see what’s available.
I saw Captain American: Civil War last night and, I’m not gonna lie, I was crazy pumped. It was extra special though, because I got to see it with my three favorite movie buddies; Rebekah Black and my daughters, Emma and Lucy. You can hear what we thought about the movie in the podcast below and let me be clear. Ant Man didn’t exactly steal the show, but, in a split second, he managed to become our favorite Avenger. Enjoy our review and remember to share your own thoughts on the movie in the Comments, once you’ve seen Captain America: Civil War.
Kids are spoiled when it comes to movies these days. If I compare what passed as Kids’ Movies when I was young (Benji, Willow, Ernest Goes to Camp) to what kids see today (Inside Out, Zootopia, Big Hero 6), I can’t help but get jealous. Even sweet and beautifully animated films like The Good Dinosaur get tossed into the “Meh” pile because they’re not as great as Wreck It Ralph or Frozen.
And now they have The Jungle Book. Sigh…it almost isn’t fair.
People have been asking me for months if this one is too intense for kids, which is understandable given the snake and tiger-heavy ads. My daughters and I saw The Jungle Book last night though, and can finally answer those questions. There are two things I should mention first, though. If you DO decide to see The Jungle Book, pay the extra money for IMAX-3D. It’s worth it. Also, forgive Lucy for being sassy and surly in this podcast. That kid needed to go to bed!