From the very start, “Christopher Robin,” sets itself apart from past stories of Winnie the Pooh and his pals by taking a more subdued, “Hook-like” approach to remind jaded adults what childlike wonder feels like.
When Selome Hailu’s elementary school peers spritzed water in their post-recess frizz, it relaxed into straight tresses. When a young, unknowing Hailu did the same at home, her frizzy hair winded into tight, defined coils.
There’s no shortage of unique voices coming out of the radio-television-film department, a fact that program graduates Shadi Qutob and Farzan Sewani embody to the very fullest with their new short film, “Bastards.”
Since the first film’s release in 1996, the most impossible mission the “Mission: Impossible” franchise faced was trying to prove it was more than just an American imitation of James Bond. With the series’ sixth installment, that mission is finally complete.