So, last week Disney completed the deal to purchase 20th Century Fox.
The Marvel Universe is, largely, reunited. We may yet see the X-Men and the Fantastic Four in the MCU.
They are also picking up Planet of the Apes, Alien, Kingsman, Predator, independence Day, Home Alone
and Die Hard
Think about that for a minute. A Disney Die Hard
Insert Yippe-Kai-Ya in Mickey voice.
But that isn't stopping the House of Mouse from cranking out new movies based on their original properties.
Take for instance this week's new release, Christopher Robin
With DNA on loan from Hook
, Christopher Robin
gives us a look at a grown up Christopher Robin being reunited with the magical characters of his childhood.
Yes, Winnie the Pooh is there. So is Tigger. And Eeyore. And Piglet.
I could have kept on going there, just so you know.
Ewan McGregor trades in his Jedi robes for grey flannel. He does his usual likeable guy.
And, no lost man-child would be complete without the woman who understands and loves him.
Trust me, I know what I'm talking about.
In Ewan/Christopher's case, that woman is played by this week's cheesecake.
Please say hello, again, to Hayley Atwell.
Since her last appearance
in this feature, Ms. Atwell has laid pretty low. She's appeared in Conviction, Howard's End
and, as Peggy Carter again, in Ant-Man
Pretty slim pickings, but she's back and that's good for all of us.
Let's hit the links.
A look at how America uses its land
Alex Jones is suing the parents of a Sandy Hook student
Memorable and forgettable 80s blockbusters
Roseanne's old friends are openly wondering what the hell happened to her
The worst examples of Cajun cuisine outside of Louisiana
And finally, parents are now hiring Fortnite tutors for their kids