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Weekly Recap: Godzilla, Rocketman, Ma & More!

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This week is a big one for movies, literally, as Godzilla: King of the Monsters has come stomping into theaters, with King Ghidorah, Mothra, and Rodan in tow. Plus, you have an imaginative Elton John biopic in the form of Rocketman, and a successfully creepy thriller in the form of Ma, starring Octavia Spencer, of all people. If that's not enough, I have plenty of other Godzilla articles to enjoy, along with some other recent reviews. Lastly, feel free to enjoy this week's podcast covering Aladdin. Thanks for reading! In Theaters Now: Godzilla: King of the Monsters - Literally the biggest movie of the SummerRocketman - A strong music biopic for Elton JohnMa - A twisted little thrillerHere's The Archive Of Every Review Throughout The Year(s)New On 4K/Blu-ray/DVD/Streaming This Week: Greta - A decent stalker flickGodzilla Posts:

Out Now 364: Aladdin

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is staying one jump ahead of the rest. Aaron and Abe are joined by Zaki Hasan to talk about Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin.Listen here to get some opinions on whether or not this latest Disney nostalgia-driven cash-grab is successful, along with some thoughts on other big franchises. Among the topics covered, we have a fun round of Know Everybody (4:33), Out Now Quickies™ (7:37), some Trailer Talk for Terminator: Dark Fate (20:11), the main review (30:40), Games (1:03:13), and Out Now Feedback (1:10:16). We then wrap things up (1:21:32) and have some bloopers (1:30:44) following this week's closeout song. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill…
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Weekly Recap: Aladdin, Brightburn, Booksmart & More!

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There's a whole new world of new releases this week, starting with Disney's remake of Aladdin. The film is fine without being great, but it has enough to make it consistently entertaining. Also out is the Superman horror riff Brightburn, which delivers a violent good time. And lastly, you have Booksmart, a smart and very funny high school comedy. At home, you can get your hands on another How To Train Your Dragon movie. Better yet, take a look at all the Godzilla-related posts I've put together so far and enjoy. Lastly, feel free to enjoy our latest podcast concerning John Wick: Chapter 3. Thanks for reading!
In Theaters Now:
Aladdin - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-guy-ritchies-aladdin-sits-somewhere-street-rat-prince/ (It's fine, never less than entertaining)
Brightburn - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-effectively-subversive-brightburn-delivers-bad-seed-another-world/ (What if Superman was a slasher?)
Booksmart - https://weliveentertai…

Out Now 363: John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is going to need guns, lots of guns. Aaron is joined by Alan Aguilera, Scott Mendelson and Silas Lesnick to review John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, starring Keanu Reeves.Tune in to hear what the group thought of the latest entry in the popular action franchise. Among topics covered, we have a fun round of Know Everybody (4:50), Out Now Quickies™ (8:20), some Trailer Talk for Angel Has Fallen (16:46), the main review (25:52), Games (1:10:21), and Out Now Feedback (1:15:31). We then wrap things up (1:24:23) and have some bloopers (1:32:43) following this week's closeout song. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill…
You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoomor Spotify. Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Out Now Commentary: Godzilla (1954)

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This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track is stomping its way to your ears. Aaron was joined by Brandon Peters and Yancy Berns to discuss Godzilla (or Gojira), the original 1954 kaiju movie classic from director Ishiro Honda. Listen in to hear the group discuss the legacy of the film, the long-running franchise, what makes this film and ones like it unique, and more. There’s plenty of talk about special effects of the day, influences, and fun tangents as well.So now, if you’ve got an hour to kill…
You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoomor Spotify.Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: John Wick 3, Trial By Fire, & More!

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I'm thinking John Wick is back and he's about to make a lot of people very happy. The third chapter in this unlikely action series has arrived in a prime Summer movie slot and it delivers. Some small releases open this week as well, but there's plenty of stuff for all to see right now. This includes at home, as this week brings in a couple notable releases including a terrific documentary. I also put together a big piece concerning Godzilla and there's more where that came from to come. Lastly, enjoy our podcast this week, as we had a great time discussingDetective Pikachuand more. Thanks for reading!
In Theaters Now:
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-john-wick-chapter-3-delivers-rough-rough-action/ (It's an action-packed blast)
Trial By Fire - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-trial-fire-never-fully-ignites/ (Standard docudrama with good performances)
Here's The Archive Of Every Review Throughout Th…

Out Now 362: Pokémon Detective Pikachu

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is going to catch all the ways to talk about this week’s main feature. Aaron and Abe are joined by Michael Lee and Mark Pacisto review Pokemon Detective Pikachu.Tune in to hear what the group thought of this live-action adaptation of the popular video game/anime world. Among topics covered, we have a fun round of Know Everybody (6:10), Out Now Quickies™ (13:18), some Trailer Talk for It: Chapter 2 (22:33), the main review (29:18), Games (1:07:35), and Out Now Feedback (1:16:52). We then wrap things up (1:26:28) and have some bloopers (1:38:00) following this week's closeout song. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill…
You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoomor Spotify. Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: Detective Pikachu, Tolkien & More!

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After a couple weeks of Avengers domination, Detective Pikachu is here to solve the mystery of bad video game movies. Fortunately, it's successful, as the movie has what's needed to work. Additionally, Tolkien is among the smaller releases of the week, though far from the best biopic. At home, you have multiple new options, including The Lego Movie 2. Also, feel free to enjoy some of the other posts I have here. Lastly, be sure to check out this week's very fun podcast. Thanks for reading!
In Theaters Now:
Detective Pikachu - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-detective-pikachu-solves-video-game-movie-mystery/ (Currently the best video game movie, but just a lot of fun in general)
Tolkien - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-tolkien-polite-inessential/ (A pretty plain biopic)
Non-Fiction - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-non-fiction-finds-olivier-assayas-screwball-mood/ (Now in more theaters)
Early Review: John Wick: Chapter 3 - Para…

Out Now 361: Long Shot

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe tackles an unlikely match. Aaron and Abe are joined by Brad Oman and Matt Neglia to discuss Long Shot, the romantic comedy, featuring Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron.Listen in to hear thoughts on how successful the comedy is at making this coupling work, as well as serving as a witty take on modern politics. Among topics covered, we have a fun round of Know Everybody (4:12), Out Now Quickies™ (11:47), some Trailer Talk for Sonic The Hedgehog (21:05), the main review (33:24), Games (1:04:43), and Out Now Feedback (1:10:16). We then wrap things up (1:23:46) and have some bloopers (1:39:24) following this week's closeout song. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill…
You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoomor Spotify. Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: Long Shot, Non-Fiction, Avengers & More!

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While the Avengers are not about to leave the top of the box office pile, Long Shot arrives this weekend, and it's a very good comedy full of laughs. Meanwhile, a few other flicks hit theaters, but Non-Fiction is one that stands out. It's a fun screwball comedy from Olivier Assayas of all people. Meanwhile, some solid home releases this week, including a great Jackie Chan set from the Criterion Collection. Some other posts here as well, and be sure to check out our extended Avengers: Endgame podcast. Thanks for reading.
In Theaters Now:
Long Shot - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-high-odd-laughs-long-shot/ (Good comedy and rom-com, with lots of laughs)
Non-Fiction - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-non-fiction-finds-olivier-assayas-screwball-mood/ (A little French screwball fun)
Avengers: Endgame - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-marvels-avengers-bring-spectacle-emotion-endgame/ (It does the job for being one of the biggest blockbu…

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