Candy Cane Lane movie review & film summary (2023)

Although it takes its time to embrace its magical premise, mostly in favor of building out the elaborate subplots for each of the Carver family members, once it gets into full on gonzo mode it’s the most delightfully deranged family film since “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.” There’s seven swans swimming in the Carver’s … Read more

Prime’s ‘Candy Cane Lane’ Trailer Stars Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy stars in a brand-new holiday comedy on Prime Video, called Candy Cane Lane. The trailer shows strange stop-motion miniatures, absolute chaos, and an evil elf keen on stealing his soul. There also seem to be some really interesting set pieces. The film is directed by Reginald Hudlin, who’s best known for films like House … Read more

‘Wonka’ Trailer Debuts a Sweet Prequel For the Candy Maker

I am not quite sure how a man starts off looking and acting like Timothée Chalamet and then gradually over the course of a decade or two turns into Gene Wilder, but that is apparently what we will learn in Wonka, the new prequel film that presents the early days of that famous chocolatier slash mad torturer of … Read more

Killer Klowns cotton candy cocoon available from Spirit Halloween

Spirit Halloween is selling a 6 foot version of the cotton candy cocoons from the cult classic Killer Klowns from Outer Space For decades, the 1988 film Killer Klowns from Outer Space (watch it HERE) was a little-known cult film that never got the sequel it deserved… and while it still hasn’t received the sequel … Read more

Olivia Wilde partners with A24 for series adaptations of A Visit From the Goon Squad & The Candy House

Olivia Wilde is teaming up with A24 to adapt Jennifer Egan’s novels A Visit From the Goon Squad and The Candy House to television. Olivia Wilde (Booksmart, Perfect) and A24 are teaming up to adapt Jennifer Egan’s best-selling novel A Visit From the Goon Squad and its sequel The Candy House, for television. Wilde is … Read more