Weekly Recap: Jumanji,The Greatest Showman, Bright & More!
It's Christmastime, which means lots of movies are currently in release. If you already saw Star Wars, this week has Jumanji and The Greatest Showman in theaters, along with the terrible Bright on Netflix. The Shape of Water finally goes nationwide, while The Post and a few others hit a few theaters or will open a few days later in limited release. At home, you have some of the year's best films and one of the worst. There's also some bonus stuff, including my best Blu-ray picks of the year and the LAOFCS winners. Lastly, check out our terrific podcast covering The Last Jedi this week. Enjoy!
In Theaters Now:
The Greatest Showman - http://whysoblu.com/
(At least the songs are good)
(The first good movie with Jumanji in the title)
(On Netflix and one of the year's worsts)
The Shape of Water - http://whysoblu.com/the-shap
(A love story and an adult fairy tale. One of the year's bests)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi - http://whysoblu.com/strong-f
(A fantastic Star Wars movie, the best in years)
Darkest Hour - https://weliveentertainment.
com/welivefilm/review-darkest- hour-delivers-far-mere-adequac y/
(A terrific performance in a terrific film)
The Post - http://whysoblu.com/the-post
(Spielberg delivers again)
(A solid dark comedy)
All The Money in the World - https://weliveentertainment.
com/welivefilm/review-money- world-rich-ridley-scotts- craftsmanship/
(Ridley Scott pulled this off)
(Aaron Sorkin delivers a great script and fairly good direction)
Phantom Thread - https://weliveentertainment.
com/welivefilm/phantom-thread- carefully-tailored-cinema-movi e-review/
(Daniel Day Lewis continues to shine)
Here's The Archive Of Every Review Throughout The Year(s) - http://www.thecodeiszeek.com
New On DVD/Blu-ray This Week:
mother! - http://whysoblu.com/mother-
Victoria & Abdul - http://www.thecodeiszeek.
The LEGO Ninjago Movie - http://whysoblu.com/lego-
Star Wars: The Last Jedi - http://www.thecodeiszeek.
The Empire Strikes Back Commentary - http://www.thecodeiszeek.com
Other Articles Of Note:
Best Blu-rays of The Year - http://whysoblu.com/super-
Best Criterion Covers - http://whysoblu.com/aarons-
top-20-picks-best-original- criterion-collection-cover- art-2017/
Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society 2017 Award Winners (I voted in this) - https://weliveentertainment.
com/welivefilm/winners-first- annual-los-angeles-online- film-critics-society-awards/
The Walking Dead - https://weliveentertainment.
Preacher, The Americans - http://theyoungfol
Everything In General:
My Official Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/the
Screen Rant - http://screenrant.com/author
Why So Blu? - http://whysoblu.com/author/a
We Live Entertainment - https://weliveentertainment.
Have A Great Weekend and Happy Holidays!