‘Aladdin’ (2019) Review: Live-action Retelling Isn’t Quite Magic, But Still Fun

I think it's fair to say that Disney's live-action remakes have ranged wildly from charming (Cinderella) to confounding (Maleficent). Aladdin experienced a turbulent marketing campaign that seemed to suggest the film would fall closer to the latter than the former. Many criticized the film's trailers for looking too over-produced as well as their lack of … Continue reading ‘Aladdin’ (2019) Review: Live-action Retelling Isn’t Quite Magic, But Still Fun

‘Grease’ Prequel ‘Summer Loving’ Officially In Development At Paramount

Can lightning strike thrice for Grease? The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Paramount is revving up for a Grease prequel written by John August, who previously scripted the upcoming Aladdin remake as well as a number of Tim Burton films, including Big Fish and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John starred in the … Continue reading ‘Grease’ Prequel ‘Summer Loving’ Officially In Development At Paramount