The real horror is deciding to watch ‘Pet Sematary’

“Pet Sematary” R: Horror violence, bloody images and some language. Playing at: Alamo Drafthouse, Premiere Cinemas (includes D-Box auditoriums), Tinseltown 17,  Movies 16 and Stars & Stripes Drive-In. Credits: Directed by Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer. Screenplay by Jeff Buhler; from a screen story by Matt Greenberg; based on the novel by Stephen King. Music by Christopher Young. … Continued

‘Shazam’: Bill and The Boy kinda liked it and kinda didn’t

“Shazam!” (3-D/2-D) PG-13: Intense sequences of action, language and suggestive material. Playing at: Alamo Drafthouse, Premiere Cinemas (includes Imax and D-Box auditoriums), Tinseltown 17 (includes XD auditorium), Movies 16 (includes XD auditorium) and Stars & Stripes Drive-In. Credits: Directed by David F. Sandberg. Screenplay by Henry Gayden; from a story by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke; based on … Continued

Thinking of seeing ‘Dumbo’ because you loved the original? Think again

“Dumbo” PG: Peril/action, some thematic elements and brief mild language. Playing at: Alamo Drafthouse, Tinseltown 17, Movies 16 and Stars & Stripes Drive-In. Credits: Executive produced and directed by Tim Burton. Screenplay by Ehren Kruger; inspired by the 1941 animated film, based on the novel of the same name by Helen Aberson and Harold Pearl. Original music by … Continued

‘Us’ … Jordan Peele’s creepy follow up to ‘Get Out’ is not perfect, but it’s scary good

“Us” R: Violence/terror and language. Playing at: Alamo Drafthouse, Premiere Cinemas, Tinseltown 17 (includes XD), Movies 16 (includes XD) and Stars & Stripes Drive-In. Credits: Directed by Jordan Peele. Screenplay by Jordan Peele. Cinematography by Mike Gioulakis. Original music by Michael Abels. Edited by Nicholas Monsour. Production design by Ruth De Jong. Art direction by Cara Brower. Set … Continued

Documentary ‘Apollo 11’ is a gripping tale even though we all know how it turned out

“Apollo 11” Rated G. Playing at: Cinemark Movies 16. Credits: Directed by Todd Douglas Miller. Cinematography by Adam Holender. Original music by Matt Morton. Edited by Todd Douglas Miller. Cast: Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins were the Apollo 11 astronauts. Footage also includes other astronauts, NASA personnel and national news personnel. Bill’s rating: Four-and-one-half stars … Continued

If you’re further away than ‘Five Feet Apart’ for this movie, you’ll be better off

“Five Feet Apart” PG: Thematic elements, language and suggestive material. Playing at: Alamo Drafthouse, Premiere Cinemas and Tinseltown 17. Credits: Directed by Justin Baldoni. Written by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Taconis. Cinematography by Frank G. DeMarco. Music by Brian Tyler and Breton Vivian. Edited by Angela M. Catanzaro. Production design by Tony Fanning. Art direction by Kelly Curley. … Continued

Last installment of ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ gets mixed reaction from Bill and Gage

“How to Train Your Dragon, The Hidden World.” PG: Adventure action and some mild rude humor. A sequel to 2010, “How to Train Your Dragon;” and 2014, “How to Train Your Dragon 2.” Where: Alamo Drafthouse, Premiere Cinemas, Tinseltown 17, Movies 16 and Stars & Stripes Drive-In. Vocal talent: Jay Baruchel as Hiccup. America Ferrera as Astrid. F. Murray … Continued

Captain Marvel: With great powers comes responsibility of better storytelling

“Captain Marvel” PG-13 – Sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief suggestive language. Playing at – Alamo Drafthouse, Premiere Cinemas, Tinseltown 17 and Stars & Stripes Drive-In. Credits – Co-directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck.  Screenplay by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck & Geneva Robertson-Dworet; from a story by Nicole Perlman & Meg … Continued