Infinite

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jason Mantzoukas, Sophie Cookson, Dylan O’Brien, Rupert Friend, and Toby jones. Directed By: Antoine Fuqua Where i Watched It: Paramount Plus English Audio Description Available?: Yes The Plot: In this cinematic world, reincarnation is a thing, and there are people who refer to themselves as “infinites”, who when they die are immediately reincarnated, and have found a way to regain at least parts of their memory. Except for Mark Wahlberg, because he needs to act confused and ask a lot of questions, so this movie can have a lot of exposition. Inexplicably, Chiwetel Ejiofor signed … Continue reading Infinite

The Outfit (2022)

Starring: Mark Rylance, Zoey Deutch, Johnny Flynn, Dylan O’Brian, and Simon Russell Beale. Directed By: Graham Moore Where I Watched it: Peacock English Audio Description Available?: Yes Provided By?: WGBH Media Access Narrated By: Briana Leon (Updated with narrator information courtesy of a subscriber, which should now also be reflected on TheADNA.org as well. Originally, Peacock forced me out of the credits before I could discover the narrator, and into another movie.) The Plot: Don’t you dare call him a tailor. He’s (Rylance) a cutter. There’s a difference, and one that he’s quick to correct you on should you dare … Continue reading The Outfit (2022)

Spring Awakening: Those You’ve Known

Starring: Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele, John Gallagher Jr, Skyler Aston, Lauren Pritchard, Lily Cooper, Jennifer Damiano, Krysta Rodriguez, Gideon Glick, Tom Hulce, and Duncan Shiek. Directed By: Michael John Warren Where I Watched it: HBO MAX English Audio Description Available?: Yes Description Provided By: Zoo Digital Narrated By: Kelly Brennen The Plot: Despite what you may believe from reading the synopsis (even the one on IMDB), this is not a staged musical event like Hamilton. Or even the anniversary concert of Les miserables. It is a documentary about the concert you don’t get to actually see. #yourlifesucks and they’re here … Continue reading Spring Awakening: Those You’ve Known

Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins

Starring: Henry Goulding. Directed By: Robert Schwentke Where I Watched It: Paramount Plus English Audio Description Available?: Yes The Plot: Someone at Hasbro thinks they can start a cinematic universe, and we now have our third GI JOE movie with a brand new set of characters and actors, only most of these actors you’ve never heard of, and this plot takes the one member of GI Joe most known for never talking, and has him talk the entire film as he tries to avenge his father’s death, while training to be a ninja, fighting Anacondas, and having brief encounters with … Continue reading Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins

Jockey

Starring: Clifton Collins Jr, molly Parker, and Moises Arias. Directed By: Clint Bentley Where I Watched It: VOD English Audio Description Available?: Yes Narration Provided By; The Media Access Group Narrated By: Leilani Jones Wilmore The Plot: An aging jockey (Collins Jr) is dealing with the lifelong repercussions of his career choice, and realizing he doesn’t have much left to give, but desperately would like one more win under his belt. While preparing for his next ride, he encounters a young man (Arias), who claims to be the son he never knew he had. Resistant at first, he gradually opens … Continue reading Jockey

Candy man (1992)

Starring: Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley, and Vanessa Williams. Directed By: Bernard Rose Where I Watched It: VOD English Audio Description Available?: Yes Narrated By: John. I’d love to attempt his last name, but i wouldn’t get close. I did use theadna.org to see if this has been uploaded, and it said no results. So, all I’ve got is a British dude named John. The Plot: As we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of this horror classic, we look back at a time when a college student (Academy Award Nominee Virginia Madsen) investigates an urban legend for … Continue reading Candy man (1992)

Uncle Frank

Starring: Paul Bettany, Sophia Lillis, Peter Macdissi, Steve Zahn, Judy Greer, Margo Martindale, Lois Smith, Stephen Root, and Colton Ryan. Directed By: Alan Ball Where I Watched It: Amazon English Audio Description Available?: Yes Description Provided By: The Media Access Group narrated By: Adrienne Barbeau The Plot: Told as a coming of age story from a young female’s perspective (Lillis), she talks about her opportunity to go to college at the same school where her beloved Uncle Frank (Law) teaches. For some reason she’s not quite sure of, Frank has never quite fit in with the family, especially her grandfather … Continue reading Uncle Frank

Venom Let There Be Carnage

Starring: Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, Reid Scott, Peggy Lou, and Stephen Graham. Directed By: Andy Serkis Where I Watched It: VOD (though it is currently on Starz) English Audio Description Available?: Yes Description Provided By: The media Access Group narrated By: Roy Samuelson The Plot: Because he made a lot of money the last time around, Venom (Hardy) is back, in a convoluted storyline that involves a Bonnie and Clyde type relationship between a serial killer (Harrelson) and his love (Harris) that is locked away in an asylum. After he bites Eddie Brock (also Hardy), our … Continue reading Venom Let There Be Carnage

Dr. Strange (A Second look)

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelson, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Benjamin Bratt. Directed By: Scott Derrickson Where I Watched it: Disney Plus English Audio Description Available?: Yes Narrated By: Darrin Rivetz The Plot: I’m pretty certain I’ve done this before, but this is the origin story of Dr Stephen Strange (Cumberbatch), a brilliant and somewhat egotistical surgeon, who after barely surviving a car accident seeks out any solution he can possibly find that could lead him to a full recovery and back to the operating room. However, what he didn’t expect was that his … Continue reading Dr. Strange (A Second look)

Death On The Nile

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Tom Bateman, Armie Hammer, Gal Gadot,Emma Mackey, Leticia Wright, Sophie Okenedo, Annette Bening, Rose Leslie, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, and Russell Brand. Directed By: Kenneth Branagh Where I Watched it: HBO MAX (without audio description), On Demand (with audio description), it’s also on Hulu (without audio description). English Audio Description Available?: If you’re willing to pay for it, instead of relying on your existing streaming subscriptions. Narration Provided By: Deluxe Narrated By: Matthew Vickers The Plot: Based on Agatha Christie’s best selling novel of the same name, we once again find Poiroit (Branagh) investigating a death. This … Continue reading Death On The Nile

The Survivor

Starring: Ben Foster, Vicky Krieps, Billy Magnussen, Peter Sarsgaard, John Leguizamo, and Danny Devito. Directed By: Barry Levinson Where I Watched it: HBO MAX English Audio Description Available?: Yes Description Provided By: Zoo Digital Description Written By: Steven Peltier Narrated By: Kelly Brennan The Plot: Based on the true story of Harry Haft (Foster), a Holocaust survivor who has come to America and finds out that someone he knows is already living here. So, he attempts to grab their attention by climbing the ranks of the boxing world and challenging Rocky Marciano to a fight, figuring the press will help … Continue reading The Survivor

Crush

Starring: Rowan Blanchard, Auli’i Cravalho, Megan Mullally, Michelle Buteau, and Aasif Mandavi. Directed By: Sammi Cohen Where I Watched It: Hulu English Audio Description Available?: Yes Description Provided By: Point 360 Narrated By: Dave Wallace The Plot: A teen romcom centered around a high school artist (Blanchard) who steps out of her comfort zone to run track, where she isn’t any good, but luckily a teammate (Cravalho) takes pity on her and teaches her the ways of the track, and this friendship just might turn into something more, if someone’s dang sister can stay out of the equation. What Works: … Continue reading Crush

Jolt

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Jai Courtney, Stanley Tucci, Bobby Cannavale, Laverne Cox, David Bradley, and Susan Sarandon. Directed By: Tonya Wexler Where I Watched It: Amazon English Audio Description Available?: Yes Is This Robodescription?: Yes The Plot: Tale as old as time. It’s been done so many times before. A women (Beckinsale) is diagnosed with a very particular set of skills (the skill being uncontrollable rage), and the solution suggested by her doctor (Tucci), who obviously is a big fan of Crank, is for her to wear a device where she sends an electric shock to her heart before she loses … Continue reading Jolt