Bill Wine's Movie Review

Solo: A Star Wars Story via CNN
May 24, 2018 - 3:45 am
By Bill Wine PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Hey, maybe that galaxy wasn't so far, far away after all. Because here we sit over forty years after the release of Star Wars , and the Force is still with us. Two years ago, the stand-alone, action-oriented, science-fiction-adventure prequel, Rogue One...
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Deadpool 2
20th Century Fox via CNN
May 20, 2018 - 10:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — "Deadpool 2" is anything but dead in the water. The sequel to 2016's comic book-inspired "Deadpool" — with Ryan Reynolds not only returning in the title role but co-writing and co-producing — earned an estimated $125 million on its opening weekend to run away with...
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Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds attend a special screening of "Deadpool 2."
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May 17, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just when the Marvel Comics universe seemed about ready to take over Hollywood in all its self-important, action-adventure glory, along came 2016's "Deadpool," Marvel's first R-rated offering, to show us that even a comic book-inspired superhero thriller could be just...
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Avengers: Infinity War
Marvel via CNN
May 13, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — "Avengers: Infinity War" remains on top for the third week in a row. The comic book-inspired superhero fantasy earned an estimated $62 million on its third weekend of release for another first-place finish. That put it ahead of the two debuting attractions custom-...
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Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone at Warner Brothers Studio Presentation at CinemaCon 2018 at Caesars Palace.
May 10, 2018 - 9:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's not a rom-com and it's not quite a bomb-com. So call it a mom-com — just in time for Mother's Day. It's also yet another showcase for Melissa McCarthy. From the time comedic force of nature McCarthy burst through onto the high-profile movie scene, skyrocketing to...
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Anna Faris and Eugenio Derbez
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May 04, 2018 - 12:26 pm
"Overboard," director Garry Marshall's 1987 comedy with Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell, was a pleasantly entertaining outing, but not a movie that would incline you to go, well, overboard about it. Now there's a remake -- actually, a gender-reversed re-imagining -- but it misses the charm and...
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Marvel's "Avengers: Infinity War"
Marvel via CNN
April 27, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Bill Wine PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's the Marvel Cinematic Universe -- the MCU -- that kicks off this year's official summer movie season. And why shouldn't it? After all, Avengers: Infinity War is the nineteenth entry in the MCU, a sequel to 2012's The Avengers and 2015's Avengers: Age...
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WESTWOOD, CA - APRIL 17: Amy Schumer at the world premiere of "I Feel Pretty" at Westwood Village Theater on April 17, 2018 in Westwood, California.
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April 19, 2018 - 11:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Trainwreck was anything but. Snatched was sufficiently hatched. But I Feel Pretty is pretty awful. Standup comedian Amy Schumer's third starring role in a comedy in three years, I Feel Pretty suffers from her essential miscasting and lacks both the humor and the...
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Dwayne Johnson
Photo credit: Dan MacMedan-USA TODAY
April 13, 2018 - 2:15 am
By Bill Wine PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Dwayne Johnson, as powerful as he is, can’t actually be in three places at once: it only seems that way. This ubiquitous A-lister and Hollywood bankable is having a rampage of a movie career, rendering the fantastically successful wrestling gig that...
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Quiet Place
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April 09, 2018 - 2:30 am
By Bill Wine PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It wasn’t quiet at the box office. A Quiet Place , the new horror thriller starring real-life spouses Emily Blunt and director John Krasinski, made plenty of noise at multiplexes over the weekend, earning an estimated $ 50-million on its debut weekend...
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