Gayle On Film: Latest Releases Are A Must See

The Post: B+

In "The Post," Steven Spielberg aptly documents the First Amendment battle between the Washington Post and the Nixon White House over the release of the Pentagon Papers. Tom Hanks does fine work as editor Ben Bradlee, but the film also leans heavily on the story of publisher Katherine Graham. Meryl Streep embodies the woman who lunches and dines with the people whom opinion columns are written about. In the current cultural moment, it's an interesting look at how Graham grew from that role of hosting dinner parties attended by the Secretary of Defense to then go on to question him about the US role in Vietnam.

Molly's Game: A
Jessica Chastain shines in the film based on the true-life story of Molly Bloom — champion skier turned poker maven. She deliciously handles Aaron Sorkin's snappy and sharp dialogue like a champion skier on a gold medal run black diamond moguls. Bloom comes from a family of academic and athletic champions pushed along by a boilerplate pushy dad (Kevin Costner). An injury forces her from the top of the mountain to waitressing. But it's not long before her strong personality gets her a gig as an assistant for a guy running an exclusive high stakes poker game for A-listers. She ends up stealing his clients, creating her own exclusive game room. Throw in some sketchy Russians and a guy willing to use a REAL Monet as collateral to get into a game and you've got one entertaining film.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri: A-
It's hard to imagine anyone else but Frances McDormand playing Mildred Hayes. Mildred is not particularly happy with the police investigation of the violent murder of her daughter. Her unhappiness leads her to post three billboards asking the chief of police (Woody Harrelson) why there haven't been any arrests. The town isn't particularly on Mildred's side, especially one deputy (Sam Rockwell) who has a reputation of violating the civil rights of black citizens and not being particularly good at his job. The strong language coupled with a mounting escalation of hate between Mildred and the deputy create one watchable tableau from beginning to end.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle: B
The bromance continues between Dwayne Johnson and comedian Kevin Hart in "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle." This time, the guys play two out of the four kids who find themselves in detention. While they should be doing some busy work, they find an old video game system and start playing Jumanji. Next thing you know, they're transported into a real-life jungle with entirely new bodies... The nerd winds up with Johnson's rippling muscles. Ironically enough, the football player is now a short weapons bearer for Johnson and the cute girl becomes a heavier-set male explorer played by actor Jack Black. All three excel at playing teens who are just trying to get comfortable in their adult bodies. Yes, the Rock is more like a pebble when it comes to the ladies. The action and comedic banter make this film exactly what it needs to be — FUN!
I, Tonya: B
What was Tonya Harding's role in the events leading up to the Olympics that left Nancy Kerrigan grabbing her knee crying, "Why? Why?" Well, from Tonya's perspective in this film, not much. Margot Robbie delivers a solid performance as the in-your-face, working-class ice skater. She has a difficult relationship with skating judges and a conflicted relationship with her husband Jeff (who is shown as the one to set the Kerrigan plot in motion). Her greatest relational struggle is with her mother, played with award-worthy chops by Allison Janney. In the film, she's seen paying a guy to heckle Tonya to get the best performance out of her. Yes, it's a troublesome relationship. However, the plot to get Kerrigan was remarkably uncomplicated and comical. Beware, the language in this film earns every inch of its R rating but the performances nevertheless earn an "A."

Animals

Bull Attacks Family On Streets & Tourist Mistakes Live Crocodile For A Statue

Bull Attacks Family On Streets & Tourist Mistakes Live Crocodile For A Statue

A family in India was riding on a motorbike when a stray bull suddenly attacked them. Footage shows the exact moment the bull rammed into the bike, taking the family of three to the ground and dragging the mother. With the help of a bystander, the husband was able to get the bull away from the woman and child. The bull left the scene and nobody was seriously injured. View Now
Woman Spends Four Days Rescuing Abandoned Bunny

Woman Spends Four Days Rescuing Abandoned Bunny

Perseverance has a new name, and it's Alicia Castro. After spotting an abandoned bunny that had been dumped outside her apartment, she spent four days trying to gain its trust and recapture it. She spent hours in the cold, giving it food and trying to coax it into a cage. Her perseverance paid off, and the bunny is now happily adjusting to life with Alicia. View Now

Recipes

Friendsgiving Cookbook

Friendsgiving Cookbook

If you've ever been away from home for the holidays, there's no better way to celebrate than wtih a Friendsgiving get together. Taryn took inspiration from her grandma to elevate her Friendsgiving. She compiled her friends' recipes from their Thanksgiving dinner into a cookbook she gifted to each of them. We'll for sure be imitating this thoughtful gift for next year! View Now
Mushrooms But Make It ‘Chicken Bacon’

Mushrooms But Make It ‘Chicken Bacon’

Who said mushrooms couldn't make for a delicious dinner? The pair at Bosh TV transformed King Oyster mushrooms into a mouthwatering dish. This vegan recipe elevates your mushrooms into a "chicken bacon" sandwich. Excuse us while we head to the kitchen! View Now

Celebrity

Grandma Serves Up Greens & Snoop Dogg Serves Up Chicken

Grandma Serves Up Greens & Snoop Dogg Serves Up Chicken

Xyir's first birthday is right around the corner, but thanks to his Mimi Shanta he's already getting special treatment. Although his mom says he should stick to baby food, Mimi thinks only the best for her grandson so she serves him up some of her greens! Speaking of serving, Raising Cane's customers in Fayetteville, Arkansas had Snoop Dogg as their server! The rapper worked the drive thru while in town for a show. Talk about a special way to get some chicken. View Now
When Ed Sheeran Does A Duet With You!

When Ed Sheeran Does A Duet With You!

Ed Sheeran is one of the most popular entertainers in music today. Still, that means that some people online are gonna be haters. But not Niccoya Thomas! She took to TikTok to set everyone straight about how great Ed is, and would you like to know who saw her post? If you guessed anyone other than Ed Sheeran then...wow, you're really bad at guessing. When Nicole started singing, Ed joined in for a duet that took Nicole by surprise when she saw it later. View Now

Love is in the Air

A Match Made In Disney & Surprise Disguised Delivery

A Match Made In Disney & Surprise Disguised Delivery

Eddie Torres first told his girlfriend Serena that he loved her at Disneyland Paris. So naturally, he decided to continue the tradition and take the next step in their relationship at Walt Disney World in Florida. In front of Cinderella's Castle, he got on one knee and popped the question! Based on Serena's princess perfect reaction, it's clear that it's going to be a happily ever after for them! View Now
Military Reunions That Have Us Jumping For Joy

Military Reunions That Have Us Jumping For Joy

On the list of top heartwarming moments in life, a reunion between mother and son has got to be toward the top. After seven months away, U.S. Army Soldier Benjamin Thomas returned home and surprised his mother at school. Their joyous embrace has us grinning ear to ear! Speaking of joy, Airman Jessica Blume literally jumped for joy when she surprised her then-boyfriend at work when she returned home. Remember how we said then boyfriend? Well, the pair are engaged and getting married next October! Congrats, you two! View Now
Secretly Filming Their Friend’s Proposal

Secretly Filming Their Friend’s Proposal

Content creators Josh and Siena were at Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes in Michigan, but not just to enjoy the beach. They were there to secretly film their best friends Braden and Kassi because Braden was planning on proposing. And they couldn't have picked a better time because the sunset and beach were both perfect. The mission was a success, and Josh and Siena captured the proposal without a hitch. View Now

RTM Hall of Fame

Notice Anything Unusual About This Guy's Tongue?

Notice Anything Unusual About This Guy's Tongue?

Kobe Freeman was enjoying a hamburger when he felt a sharp pain in his mouth. Somehow, a bee had gotten onto Kobe's burger and it stung his tongue while he was eating! His tongue swelled up to massive proportions, so he took to social media to find a remedy that worked. You can keep up with Kobe Freeman on Instagram and TikTok. View Now
Home Invasion Captured Live On Zoom!

Home Invasion Captured Live On Zoom!

What started as just a normal Zoom classroom meeting turned into a call for action to help a fellow student. A woman in Ecuador was robbed while she was taking part in the virtual classroom, her laptop capturing the whole thing. Other students and the professor sprang into action, contacting the police right away. Fortunately, nobody was harmed and the suspects were arrested soon after the incident. The cellphones they stole led the police right to their location. View Now
Man's Overjoyed Reaction To Seeing Color For The First Time

Man's Overjoyed Reaction To Seeing Color For The First Time

Here at RTM, we love getting to watch people experience seeing color for the very first time. Vic is colorblind, so his girlfriend surprised him with a pair of EnChroma glasses for his birthday. He's so stoked to see all the vibrant colors around him, and we're so stoked for him! Sometimes it's the simplest things in life we take for granted the most. via ViralHog View Now