RunPee Poll – Wonder Woman 1984 News & Opinions
Warner Brothers announced that Wonder Woman 1984 will be released simultaneously in theaters and streaming on HBO Max starting Christmas Day. Under normal circumstances theaters would never go for this, but these are hardly normal circumstances. But, what if they were? Suppose you live in a COVID free world — hard to do I know […]
Stop me if you’ve heard this one: “Blockbuster movie gets a new release date”
You know what this reminds me of? The lyrics from the classic rock song Fly Like an Eagle: Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping… Into the future. Except replace time with release dates: Release dates keep on slipping, slipping, slipping… Into the future. When will this end? When theaters can be packed. There’s no way for that […]
Covid news: What to expect when you return to the movie theater
Movie theaters are reopening across America — although not yet here in North Carolina where I live. If you’re planning on going to the theater to see a movie, here are some things to look out for so you’ll have a comfortable and safe experience. First. The movie theaters want you to be safe Obviously, […]
Back To the Movies We Go: Once more unto the breach!
I’ll Be Back I don’t know if anyone’s noticed, but there’s been a bit of a hiccough vis-à-vis watching films in the cinema for the last five months or so in that, well, there haven’t been any! Once COVID-19 started getting serious, the cinemas were closed down for the good of public health and safety, […]
What does the ending of Palm Springs mean?
The three endings in the Groundhog Day themed movie Palm Springs have a little unpacking to do. Plus, dinosaurs. Let’s get to it. SPOILERS LIE AHEAD. Why does Nyles mention his dog? In the first end scene, Nyles and Sarah are lounging in the pool at his ‘safe house’ on November 10th, the real next day. […]
Oh Look! It’s Him Again! – Recognizing Actor Timothy Spall
“There’s the funny-looking character actor who plays the same role every time. But I’m the funny-looking character actor who plays many different kinds.” – Timothy Spall Tim Spall is one of those brilliant, chameleonic actors who can turn his hand to any role but — probably because he isn’t classically handsome — isn’t a top […]
F Movies – What films FAIL at RunPee
The dreaded F. These are the abominations littering the sticky cinema screening floor. They waste everyone’s time and money — whether it’s the production studio, the actors or director, the poor crew, and (especially) the viewers. Could they be any worse? They aren’t worth going straight to video. They aren’t worth seeing free on Netflix. […]
It’s official: COVID19 will affect movie releases for the next decade
Disney has announced that all scheduled Star Wars and Avatar films between 2021 and 2027 are being pushed back one year. That means there will be no “Avatar 2” in 2021 and no new Star Wars film in 2022. The plan all along has been for Disney to alternate releasing either a Star Wars or Avatar movie every Christmas […]