‘The Boss Baby: Family Business’ A Silly, Sweet Reprieve for Kids

A sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2017 Oscar-nominated blockbuster, The Boss Baby: Family Business is a welcome, comedic reprieve for children and their parents alike. From returning director Tom McGrath, the story of brothers Tim (James Marsden) and Ted (Alec Baldwin) Templeton continues, amplified by a new cast of zany, brainy characters fit for the big […]

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  • November Offers New Spin On Dickens

    November Offers New Spin On Dickens

    It’s been a good week for Charles Dickens. Author Barbara Kingsolver marked four weeks on the New York Times bestseller list with her modern take on “David Copperfield.” Oprah’s Book Club pick “Demon Copperhead” transfers the themes of Dickens’ semi-autobiographical tome to 21st century Appalachia, where its main characters are plagued by opioid addiction, domestic […]

  • Disney Symbol Stands For More In ‘Mickey: The Story of a Mouse’

    Disney Symbol Stands For More In ‘Mickey: The Story of a Mouse’

    “It was all started by a mouse,” Walt Disney says in the opening of a new documentary about his company’s most famous symbol. “Mickey: The Story of a Mouse” begins streaming on Disney+ Nov. 18 in celebration of the character’s birthday. As editor of the award-winning documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” about the life […]

  • Pugh Is Saving Grace In Netflix Thriller ‘The Wonder’

    Pugh Is Saving Grace In Netflix Thriller ‘The Wonder’

    Florence Pugh portrays a hard-nosed nurse thrust into a world of religious zealots in “The Wonder,” a psychological thriller that begins streaming Nov. 16 on Netflix. Set in 1862 and based on the novel by award-winning author Emma Donoghue, the disturbing new feature follows the story of an 11-year-old Irish girl who claims not to […]