Posts Tagged ‘Julia Louis-Dreyfus’

RICHARD’S WEEKEND MOVIE REVIEWS FROM CP24! FRIDAY JUNE 14, 2024.

I join CP24 to have a look at the Pixar film “Inside Out 2,” the surreal “Tuesday,” the animated “Ultraman: Rising” and the documentary “Red Fever.”

Watch the whole thing HERE!

RICHARD’S CTV NEWSCHANNEL WEEKEND REVIEWS FOR FRIDAY JUNE 14, 2024!

I  join the CTV NewsChannel anchor Roger Peterson to talk about the Pixar film “Inside Out 2,” the surreal “Tuesday,” the animated “Ultraman: Rising” and the documentary “Red Fever.”

Watch the whole thing HERE!

RICHARD’S CP24 WEEKEND REVIEWS & VIEWING TIPS! FRIDAY JUNE 14, 2024.

I joined CP24 Breakfast to have a look at new movies and television shows coming to theatres and streaming services.  Today we talk about the Pixar film “Inside Out 2,” the surreal “Tuesday” and the Apple TV+ drama series “Presumed Innocent.”

Watch the whole thing HERE!

CKTB NIAGARA REGION: THE STEPH VIVIER SHOW WITH RICHARD CROUSE ON MOVIES!

I sit in with CKTB morning show host Steph Vivier to have a look at including the Pixar film “Inside Out 2,” the surreal “Tuesday,” the animated “Ultraman: Rising” and the documentary “Red Fever.”

Listen to the whole thing HERE!

CFRA IN OTTAWA: THE BILL CARROLL MORNING SHOW MOVIE REVIEWS!

I sit in on the CFRA Ottawa morning show with host Bill Carroll to talk the new movies coming to theatres and streaming including the Pixar film “Inside Out 2,” the surreal “Tuesday” and “Ultraman: Rising.”

Listen to the whole thing HERE!

YOU TUBE: THREE MOVIES/THIRTY SECONDS! FAST REVIEWS FOR BUSY PEOPLE!

Fast reviews for busy people! Watch as I review three movies in less time than it takes to stamp your foot! Have a look as I race against the clock to tell you about the Pixar film “Inside Out 2,” the surreal “Tuesday” and “Ultraman: Rising.”

Watch the whole thing HERE!

TUESDAY: 3 ½ STARS. “swings for the fence, a surreal approach to confronting death.”

LOGLINE: Julia Louis-Dreyfus is Zora, the mother of Tuesday (Lola Petticrew), a terminally ill teenager just days from death. Guiding Tuesday’s passage, much to the annoyance of Zora, is the Grim Reaper, in the form of giant, talking macaw.

CAST: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lola Petticrew, Leah Harvey, Arinzé Kene. Written and directed by Daina O. Pusić.

REVIEW: Writer/director Pusić, in her feature debut, uses imagination and emotion to tackle human grief in an unusual, but totally relatable way.

A grim fairy tale for adults of loss and resilience, “Tuesday” uses fantasy to tell a story of coping with the passing of a loved one. Allegorical and more than just a little strange, it is a nonetheless a moving showcase for Louis-Dreyfus. With a shelf full of Emmy Awards for comedy, here she digs deep to play a mother who will literally go hand-to-hand with Death to keep her daughter from going over to the other side.

There are lighter moments captured within Louis-Dreyfus’s performance, but it’s the rough stuff, the raw, heartbreaking emotion that makes the character memorable.

The film breathes the same air as “The Seventh Seal,” examining the resistance to the inevitability of death, the afterlife and strength in the face of loss, but with one major difference. Here Death is a giant bird rather than an eerie, black-cloaked, chess playing Grim Reaper.

The anthropomorphic, metaphorical macaw is a swing for the fences, a surreal approach to confronting death and grief that would be ridiculous if it were not so sublime. The concept is otherworldly, but the film, despite its more out there moments, is anchored to the reality of the certainty of death in a profound and very real way.

“Tuesday” is a revelation in its lead performance, but also in the way it reveals the complexity of Zora’s journey through her daughter’s life and death.

CTV NEWS AT 11:30: MORE MOVIES AND TV SHOWS TO STREAM THIS WEEKEND!

I appear on “CTV News at 11:30” with anchor Andria Case to talk about the best movies and television to watch this weekend. This week I have a look at a trio of films on the big screen, the live-action “The Little Mermaid,” the Julia Louis-Dreyfus dramedy “You Hurt My Feelings” and Gerard Butler’s latest action-a-thon “Mission Kandahar,” and the Crave musical bio “Love to Love You: Donna Summer.”

Watch the whole thing HERE!

CTV NEWS AT SIX: NEW MOVIES AND TV SHOWS TO CHECK OUT THIS WEEKEND!

I appear on “CTV News at 6” with anchor Andria Case to talk about the best movies and television to watch this weekend. This week I have a look at a trio of films on the big screen, the live-action “The Little Mermaid,” the Julia Louis-Dreyfus dramedy “You Hurt My Feelings” and Gerard Butler’s latest action-a-thon “Mission Kandahar,” and the Crave musical bio “Love to Love You: Donna Summer.”

Watch the whole thing HERE!