I finally finished Ted Lasso last night and I get why everybody liked it so much. I will not spoil in case you have not seen it, however Ted Lasso has plenty of plot advancements you expect will turn out a specific way– because we have actually been conditioned to have plots drawn out as long as possible and with as much unneeded drama as possible– however then the characters behave like actual people!
However look what simply dropped this morning: The Godzilla vs. Kong trailer! Let’s gooooo
Godzilla vs. Kong
The trailer for the long-awaited flick about the showdown in between Kong and Godzilla– whose release was pushed back a year due to the coronavirus pandemic– is lastly here and it looks very amazing, with great deals of roaring, punching, and things taking off. What more could we request? Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, and Brian Tyree Henry star in Godzilla vs. Kong, which strikes theaters and HBO Max on March 26 th.
Sorry if I gave you whiplash switching genres here! This movie informs the story of the 1962 Novocherkaask massacre, where Soviet soldiers fired on a crowd of unarmed protesters striking over working conditions and food rates (the incident was referenced in Solzhenitsyn’s The Gulag Archipelago) Dear Comrades! is told through the eyes of Lyuda (played by Julia Vysotskaya), a former Communist party stalwart whose daughter goes missing after the attack.
This movie tells the story of a Chinese-American basketball player with aspirations of playing in the NBA, whose parents desire him to follow the more traditional course to college. Written and directed by Eddie Huang, Boogie stars Taylor Takahashi, Taylour Paige, Pamelyn Chee, Mike Moh, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Alexa Mareka, Perry Yung, and Pop Smoke. It hits theaters March 5th.
Kid of the South
Based on Bob Zellner’s autobiography The Incorrect Side of Murder Creek, this Spike Lee-produced motion picture informs the story of the child and grand son of Ku Klux Klan members who joins the civil rights motion throughout the 1960 s. Lucas Till, Lucy Hale, Julia Ormond, and Cedric the Performer star in Child of the South, which hits theaters in February.
The World to Come
I believed I recognized Vanessa Kirby (Princess Margaret in seasons 1 and 2 of The Crown) in this trailer (I did!). Casey Affleck and Christopher Abbott likewise star in The World to Come, which is due in theaters February 12 th.