Black Panther Film Inspires Disney To Support Boys & Girls Club In OaklandThe success of Marvel's Black Panther film will have a lasting effect in Oakland. Christin Ayers reports. (2/27/18)
Black Panthers Sets Box Office Records, Shines Light On OaklandThe movie Black Panther smashed box office records this weekend raking in an estimated $235 million. Christin Ayers says director Ryan Coogler's Oakland roots shine in this film.
"50 Shades Freed" Movie Review with Hooman and RudyIn the final installment of the '50 Shades' trilogy, Christian Grey and Anastasia fully embrace their inseparable connection and shared life of luxury. Just as they begin a new life together, a string of events come to light and jeopardize their happy ending. "50 Shades Freed" stars Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, and Rita Ora; Directed by James Foley.
"Bilal" and "Paddington 2" Movie Review with Hooman and Our Friend RudyPaddington 2 follows Paddington Brown as he navigates the real world. Along his travels, he spots a pop-up book in an antique shop that would be the perfect present for his aunt's 100th birthday. Unexpectedly, a thief steals the prized book and Paddington embarks on an epic quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy's celebration! Bilal ibn Rabah originates in the Quran from over 1,000 years ago. In his younger life, Bilal as a a boy with dreams of being a great warrior and his sister gets abducted and taken to a far away land. Growing up in a world of greed and injustice, he finds the courage to make a change.
"12 Strong" - H.R. Movie ReviewHooman & Our Friend Rudy review "12 Strong". Following Sept. 11, Captain Mitch Nelson leads a U.S. Special Forces team into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission. Chris Hemsworth, Michael Peña, Michael Shannon, and Trevante Rhodes star in this ensemble of 12 Army soldiers that are the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11. Fighting on horseback and under new leadership, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.
"Phantom Thread" - H.B. Movie ReviewWorld renowned dressmaker, Reynolds Woodcock [played by Daniel Day-Lewis] and his sister Cyril [Lesley Manville] are at the center of British fashion as they dress royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutantes and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship. Eventually, Reynolds finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love.
Remembering Actress Hiep Thi Le Who Fled Vietnam And Became A Hollywood StarKiet Do tells the incredible story of actress Hiep Thi Le who fled Vietnam in a fishing boat, grew up in Oakland, and went on to become a Hollywood actress. She died last week at 46.
Actor Daveed Diggs Talks About The Movie, 'Wonder'Bay Area-native Daveed Diggs talks to Bay Sunday host Kenny Choi about life after the smash hit Hamilton and his latest role in the new movie, 'Wonder.'
Star Wars Faithful Jam Screenings of 'Last Jedi'The wait is over. Star Wars fans and even many critics are giving "The Last Jedi" thumbs up. Maria Medina talked to devotees of The Force at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose where the much-anticipated film got the full IMAX treatment. (12-14-17)
"STAR WARS: The Last Jedi" - H.J. Movie ReviewHooman, Sarah and John give an exclusive movie review of "STAR WARS: The Last Jedi"! In this installment of the Star Wars epic movie franchise, Rey learns newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is anxious by the force of her powers. Elsewhere in the universe, the Resistance and the First Order prepare to do battle. John also leaves us with another original song of Sarah's reaction to STAR WARS: The Last Jedi!
'Wonder Wheel' And 'The Shape Of Water' Movie ReviewOur Friend Rudy joins for an exclusive movie review of 'Wonder Wheel' and 'The Shape of Water'.
'The Disaster Artist' Movie ReviewHooman and Bryn give an exclusive movie review of 'The Disaster Artist' featuring James Franco, Ari Graynor, Paul Scheer, Alison Brie, and Dave Franco.
Bay Area Documentary Spotlights Music Program to Help Haiti HealAudiences around the country are getting a rare glimpse of Haiti, thanks to a San Francisco filmmaker. Sharon Chin reports. (11-23-17)
'Coco' And 'Darkest Hour' Movie ReviewsTommy Igoe visits for movie reviews of "Coco" and "Darkest Hour".
Will Ferrell Helps Kick Off Napa Valley Film FestivalOn Friday, the Napa Valley Film Festival honored actor Will Ferrell wit a tribute award for his work in movies. The seventh-annual, weeklong event brings an estimated 50,000 people to Wine Country. Betty Yu reports. (11-10-17)
Actor Will Ferrell at Napa Film Festival Discusses Hollywood Sexual MisconductKPIX 5's Betty Yu caught up with actor Will Ferrell in Napa to get his take on the misconduct claims rocking Hollywood. (11-10-17)
MOVIE REVIEW: 'Murder on the Orient Express' And 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'Our Friend Rudy joins for exclusive movie reviews of 'Murder on the Orient Express' and 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'.
'Suburbicon' And 'Wonderstruck' Movie ReviewsOur Friend Rudy joins Hooman for an exclusive movie review of "Suburbicon" and "Wonderstruck"!
Trailer Released for Movie Featuring Winchester Mystery HouseThe CBS Films production, set for a February release, follows the story of Sarah Winchester, who is played by Academy Award winner Helen Mirren. Betty Yu reports. (10-24-17)
'The Snowman' Movie ReviewHooman and Scott Capurro review the new film 'The Snowman.' The film stars Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and James D'Arcy.
New Documentary Features S.F.-born Surfing Icon Laird HamiltonBig-wave rider Laird Hamilton went from being a daredevil kid to advancing the sport of surfing. Meg Oliver reports. (10-6-17)
New 'Transformers' Movie Wraps Location Filming in Santa CruzThe new Transformers movie "Bumblebee" won't land in theaters until next year but the city of Santa Cruz and some of its most famous landmarks are indeed ready for their closeups. Devin Fehely reports. (9-22-17)
Movie Review: "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" and "Battle of the Sexes"Foodie Chap, Liam Mayclem joins Sarah and Vinnie with movie reviews of "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" and "Battle of the Sexes"!
Meet The Stars Of 'The North Pole'BR went to the premiere of a new web series, 'The North Pole' and talked to its stars, Reyna Amaya and Donte Clark.