Movies out this weekend will have you ready to scream and sing
Two movies are out in theaters, and a new Christmas movie is hitting screens this weekend. ‘Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey’This Netflix movie stars Forest Whitaker, Phylicia Rashad and Keegan-Michael Key. Filled with song, dancing and holiday feels, Greg said this movie is on the fast track to becoming a holiday favorite. He gave the movie four out of five reels. If you want a list of movies showing near you, visit MJRtheaters.com
This Wrong movie is right for streaming this weekend
Movie reviewer Greg Russell spoke to Jason Carr about a couple of new movies that will be available to stream this weekend. The first movie Greg talked about was The Wrong Missy, starring David Spade and Molly Simms. Greg gave the movie three reels out of five, he says there are jokes and over-the-top situations that you would normally groan at in a movie theater, but may laugh at in the comfort of your own home. In this movie, Scoob and the gang are hired by the government to catch a three-headed monster. Greg also gave his list of Western movies to watch this weekend, including Tombstone, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and Django Unchained.
Check out our Halloween weekend movie list
Greg Russell sat down with Jason Carr to talk about the best movies coming out for Halloween. Greg compared this movie to "Final Destination," where you know that something is going to happen, you just aren't sure what. This movie is rated R."The Current Wars" revolves around Edison, Tesla, and Westinghouse competing to come up with the quickest or best idea for energy. Jason Carr and Greg Russell also compiled a list of their favorite top Halloween movies. Check their list of movie times at mjrtheaters.com.
Angelina Jolie and Meryl Streep fly to new heights in new films this weekend!
Angelina Jolie and Meryl Streep lead two new films this weekend that are sure to bring excitement to your weekend! "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" is a sequel to the 2014 hit film, "Maleficent" and is jammed packed with A-list actors. As Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) comes face to face with the young prince's mother (Michelle Pfeiffer), she has to conquer the complex obstacles that attempt to force her and Aurora apart. "The Laundromat" is a drama comedy starring some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Gary Oldman, Sharon Stone, and Meryl Streep. Greg also had his giveaways of promotional items for the movies "The Addams Family" and "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil."
Eddie Murphy, Keegain-Michael Key and Will Smith shine on screen in these new movies
There's something for everyone at the box office this weekend from a spooky Halloween children's movie, to a standout Eddie Murphy comedy. Greg Russel sat down with Jason Carr to talk more. This new take on the classic tale is geared towards kids, making it the perfect family film to see this weekend. Greg Russel says the movie deals with the deep question, "how do you battle yourself?" "Dolemite is My Name " is a biographical comedy starring Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, and Wesley Snipes.
"Joker" and "Lucy in the Sky" performances are out of this world
Jason Carr sat down with movie reviewer Greg Russell to chat about the new movies everyone is talking about. "Joker" is a statement about being failed by the world around you and feeling lonely. "Joker" is rated R.Lucy in the Sky"Lucy in the Sky" is all about a woman trying to make it outer space. Lucy is an astronaut that doesn't come back the same after going to space, which leaves her with numerous questions. You can see "Lucy in the Sky" in theaters next weekend.
Award-winning actors and adorable snow creatures hit screens this weekend
Want to binge a dark comedy series with star-studded actors? Greg Russell joined Jason Carr to talk about the hottest movies and shows coming out this weekend. Greg Russell gave the film four out of five reels. This riveting dark comedy by "American Horror Story"' creator, Ryan Murphy, centers on an ambitious, cut-throat high school student who will stop at nothing to become class president. Greg Russell gave the show four out of five reels.
Here are three new movies you can't miss in theaters this weekend
Brad Pitt plays an astronaut that goes into outer space to find his dad. Once the crew gets to outer space, they discover there are a lot of mysteries in the universe. In the movie, his niece goes to Mexico to find her father and becomes a victim of human trafficking. This movie is rated R. Greg gave the movie two reels out of five reels. Zach Galifianakis stars as the host and interviews major Hollywood stars.
J Lo stars in the new movie "Hustlers" out this weekend
HustlersThis is a fun movie for adult guy friends and girlfriends. The movie "Hustlers" takes you into the world of strippers. Greg Russell gave the movie four out of five reels! The movie "Tall Girl" is fun for teens and those young at heart who understand what it means to be the odd person out. The "Tall Girl" has her life changed when a 6'2" foreign exchange student comes to school.
An all-star cast and a killer clown hit movie theaters this weekend
This week's "Reel Talk" brings a movie with frightening scares, a killer "clown", and some of Hollywood's most popular actors. Jason Carr sits down with Greg Russell to talk about the highly anticipated "It: Chapter Two", starring Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, and Bill Hadar. This movie focuses on the "Losers Club", 27 years after their first encounter with Pennywise the Clown. The movie hits theaters Septemeber 6th. You can check out the list of movie times at our partners at mjrtheaters.com.
Nail-biting action and moving performances drive new movies in theaters this weekend
This week's "Reel Talk" has movies bringing the funny, the drama and the action. Greg gave the movie four reels out of five. The movie focuses on a young man living with Down Syndrome who escapes his living facility to explore the world and achieve one of his biggest dreams. Greg gave the movie four reels out of five. Greg gave, what he called "a good feel-good movie", four out of five reels.
What you need to know about new movies out this weekend
The "Reel Talk" this week is all about two new movies that just came out in theaters and on Netflix. Russell gave the movie four reels out of five. It's written and directed by the same woman who did bend it like Beckham. Russell gave this movie two reels out of five. You can check out the list of movie times at our partners at mjrtheaters.com, and remember MJR Theaters has $5 ticket Tuesdays.
The new Dora movie and "Otherhood" are coming out--Should you...
Movie reviewer, Greg Russell joined us to talk about two new movies, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, and Otherhood. "This is high school Dora," explained Greg. Dora is a true fish out of water in this new environment adding to the comedy of the movie. Greg gave this movie 3 out of 5 reels, mentioning that this is a kids movie. Otherhood is a new movie on Netflix starring a trio of actresses including Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette, and Felicity Huffman.
Reel Talk: 'Hobbs and Shaw' and a new Netflix hit
Let's get to Reel Talk thanks to our partners at MJR Digital Cinemas. The first movie Russell talked about is part of the "Fast and Furious" franchise "Hobbs and Shaw." The second movie Russell touched on was a new Netflix movie"The Red Sea Diving Resort" that has an all-star cast, including Chris Evans, Greg Kinnear and Ben Kingsley. You can check out the list of showtimes at our partners at MJR Digital Cinemas. Remember MJR Theaters has $5 ticket Tuesdays.
Two of Hollywood's hottest stars, star in a new movie
This article is sponsored by MJR Digital Cinemas. That's what we talked about on Friday's Reel Talk segment, thanks to our partners at MJR Digital Cinemas. "Leo's character is the star, the movie star, the TV star. You can check out the list of showtimes at our Partners at MJR Digital Cinemas. Remember MJR Theaters have $5 ticket Tuesdays.
The live action "The Lion King" roars in theaters this weekend
Our partners at MJR Digital Cinemas want you to know about the new movies in theaters. "It is the story that you all know; there is Simba he is born and destined to be king," said Russell. To enter to win Greg's Giveaways, go to our Live in the D Facebook page or the contests page at clickondetroit.com. You can check out the list of showtimes at our partners at MJR Digital Cinemas. Remember MJR Theaters has $5 ticket Tuesdays.