Tag Archives: Ewan McGregor

‘Doctor Sleep’ made with love, pulled down by editing

6/10 As the ‘10s come to a close, the 30-year cycle of media nostalgia for the ‘80s is in full swing. The specific subset of romance for Stephen King media reaches its theoretical nadir with Doctor Sleep, both a sequel … Continue reading

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On ‘Christopher Robin,’ ‘Eighth Grade’ and parents making movies about children

2/10 Oh my shitting God, they killed Christopher Robin’s parents too. Disney’s Christopher Robin starts with the title character (Ewan McGregor, Orton O’Brien as a child) being sent to dreary, grey boarding school and necessarily abandoning his fuzzy friends that he … Continue reading

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Stay home! Watch the original! Save your money!

2/10 Everyone’s tired of the endless stream of sequels, remakes and adaptations coming out of Hollywood these days, but they don’t have to be bad. Remakes can make an old story new again, or tell it in a completely different … Continue reading

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