Reconciling Personal Accounts of the Holocaust in Shalom Italia on PBS July 24th

Reconciling Personal Accounts of the Holocaust in Shalom Italia, Premiering Monday, July 24 on POVThree Italian Jewish brothers search for the cave where they hid from the Nazis Shalom Italia. CREDIT: TAMAR TAL ANATI On the run from Nazis, three Italian Jewish brothers spent months during their childhood hiding in a cave in the Tuscan countryside. Nearly 70…

LADY MACBETH Movie Review by The Curvy Film Critic

  LADY MACBETH REVIEW by Carla Renata – The Curvy Film Critic When a young girl finds herself in a predicament where she is not able to choose how or when she becomes a woman…resentment and revenge are bound to follow. The first few moments of this film, you know you better buckle up for…

Disney Live Action Event at D23 Expo Reveals Stars, Scoops and Surprises

DISNEY SHOWCASES LIVE-ACTION SLATE WITH EXCITING NEWS EXCLUSIVELY FOR FANS AT D23 EXPO 2017   STARS AND FILMMAKERS OF UPCOMING DISNEY, LUCASFILM AND MARVEL STUDIOS’ MOVIES FEATURED AT TODAY’S LIVE-ACTION EVENT   ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 15, 2017) — Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live- action film slates this morning at the D23 Expo…

EMILY BLUNT AS DISNEY’S UPCOMING “MARY POPPINS RETURNS” 

EMILY BLUNT AS THE PRACTICALLY-PERFECT NANNY FROM DISNEY’S UPCOMING “MARY POPPINS RETURNS”    We hope you enjoy this special image-in-motion of Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins from Disney’s original musical “Mary Poppins Returns,” an all-new sequel to the 1964 “Mary Poppins” which features a fresh sensibility while celebrating the spirit of the original. The moving image features…

Whoopi’s Surprise Appearance at D23 Expo 2017 for The Lion King

“The Lion King” Roars to Its Rightful Place in the Walt Disney Signature Collection on Digital Aug. 15 and on Blu-ray™ Aug. 29 Two Ways to Experience the Movie! Plus New Bonus Including Never-Before-Seen Recording Sessions, Song Selections and More! See the clip from D23 Expo when audience members were surprised by an appearance by Disney…

FIRST LOOK AT TEASER FOR DISNEY’S A WRINKLE IN TIME at D23 Expo

  FIRST LOOK AT TEASER TRAILER AND TEASER POSTER FOR DISNEY’S A WRINKLE IN TIME Take a look at the teaser trailer and teaser poster for Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time” which just debuted moments ago at the D23 EXPO in Anaheim, thrilling the thousands of Disney fans in attendance. The film, which is an epic…

WALT DISNEY AND PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS COME TOGETHER AT D23 EXPO 2017

  THE STARS OF WALT DISNEY AND PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS  COME TOGETHER AT D23 EXPO 2017 FOR THE BIGGEST  ANIMATION CELEBRATION OF THE YEAR    John Lasseter Joins Filmmakers and Voice Talent to Share Details and Surprises about Upcoming Film Slate    ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 14, 2017) – Filmmakers from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios…

THE MAKING OF A STAR – ON YOU TUBE PRESENTING PRINCESS SHAW hits PBS

 The Making of a Star—On YouTube—in ‘Presenting Princess Shaw,’ Hits PBS POV An unexpected pair reveals music’s cross-cultural impact Presenting Princess Shaw. CREDIT: IDO HAAR By day, Samantha Montgomery cares for the elderly in New Orleans. By night, she writes and sings her own songs as Princess Shaw on her confessional YouTube channel. Little does she…

BABY DRIVER

  BABY DRIVER REVIEW by Carla Renata – The Curvy Film Critic When I tell you that this is the best action movie I’ve seen in awhile…I do not exaggerate! The car stunts in this flick make the Fast and Furious franchise look like a movie about bumper cars. From the first frame to the…

SPIDERMAN: HOMECOMING

SPIDERMAN:  HOMECOMING REVIEW by Carla Renata  – The Curvy Film Critic   Spidey is back and with a new best friend…Tony Stark!  That’s right Robert Downey, Jr. aka Ironman is a mentor for the young Peter Parker, who is trying to figure out how to make good use of his special gifts.  The last time…

LAST MEN IN ALEPPO Airs on POV/PBS July 10th

‘Last Men in Aleppo,’ Airing July 10, 2017 on POV, Documents Syrian Volunteers’ Heroic Work Incredible access, bravery and signs of life in a city under siege The year is 2015. Syria’s brutal civil war has been ravaging the country since the government responded with force to civil protests during the Arab Spring in 2011….

Marvel Universe LIVE! World Premiere Preview

MARVEL UNIVERSEI LIVE!  WORLD PREMIERE PREVIEW by Carla Renata – The Curvy Film Critic In advance of the World Premiere launch of the summer’s biggest arena stunt show spectacular Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes, I was honored to gain access to an  exclusive “backstage first look”  into the making of this all-new action packed…