Tish and Fonny are in love. For Tish, 19, and Fonny, a 22-year-old sculptor, their love is a refuge from their families and the harsh reality of Harlem in the early 1970s — until Fonny is falsely accused of the rape of a Puerto Rican woman by a racist New York City police officer. Tish finds out she's pregnant and Fonny is in jail for a crime he didn't commit, putting their future and the future of their unborn child on the line. Written and directed by Moonlight's Oscar-winner Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk is based on legendary author James Baldwin's 1974 novel of the same name. Starring Kiki Lane and Stephan James, the film comes to theaters November 30, 2018.
Ralph is going to cyberspace. Six years after the first film, the arcade gets Wi-Fi so Ralph and Vanellope venture into the uncharted territory to find a part for Sugar Rush. The new world wide web is full of unfamiliar characters, bringing Taraji P. Henson and Gal Gadot to the cast while John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, and Jane Lynch return to Litwak's Family Fun Center to reprise their roles. Ralph Breaks The Internet is coming to theaters November 21, 2018.
Jeni Britton Bauer has created her own artisanal ice cream empire with her company Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams. Her shop is known for its creative flavors like Brown Butter Almond Brittle and Brambleberry Crisp but here, she's using her expertise to break down the basics. For this showdown, the creamery connoisseur tastes flavors like vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry to separate the high-end treats from the cheap stuff.
Hot Wheels restoration specialist BaremetalHW doesn't just bring Hot Wheels and Matchbox cars back to their original glory — he also makes his own custom creations. Using a stock Matchbox Dune Chaser, BaremetalHW turns it into a Mad Max dune buggy, complete with a rusty paint job and dented sheet metal. But this Dune Chaser is more than just scuffing up the metal and painting. It also has custom-designed, 3D-printed parts, pieces from another Matchbox, and loads of detail for such a small machine.
Director Gareth Evans is making a massive departure from his previous films with Apostle. Set in early-1900s London, Thomas Richardson has returned home after being abroad for years. He learns that his sister is being held by a religious cult on an island in the British Isles and determines to bring her home. As he learns more about the cult's society, he finds that what they see as the hedonistic culture of the mainland has infected the islanders as well — along with an unspeakable evil. Starring Dan Stevens, Lucy Boynton, and Mark Lewis Jones, Apostle premieres on Netflix October 12, 2018.
Fifth generation scissor maker and Master blacksmith Yasuhiro Hirakawa has been honing his craft for the last 50 years. Using ancient methods, he's the last traditional scissor maker left in Japan. HIs pieces are used for anything from food to crafting Bonsai and can take over a week to create — four times longer than a knife — giving his tools a price tag of up to $35,000.