Joy is an erratic, quirky, but easily viewable comedy-drama with an Oscar-nominated star turn by Jennifer Lawrence fronting a fact-based fantasia on the costs and sacrifice inherent in becoming an enterprising success.
Nicholas Ray’s Johnny Guitar wasn’t the only noteworthy psychological western of 1954; Henry Hathaway’s Garden of Evil easily matches it while also providing breathtaking Mexican location shooting and a first-rate star cast.
The baby steps necessary to prepare the United States to enter the space race via its NASA Mercury program are recounted in eye-opening detail in Robert D. Webb’s On the Threshold of Space.
Deadpool, the surprise box office hit from early 2016, arrives on UHD in a stunningly gorgeous transfer that does not disappoint.
Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – Risen – 2016 – The Finest Hours – 2016 – Balloonatic – 1923 – A Married Woman – 1964 – Witness to Murder – 1954 – People That Time Forgot – […]
A docudrama with the same basic tone and texture of The Perfect Storm, Craig Gillespie’s The Finest Hours tells a gripping story of a hazardous rescue at sea more than sixty years ago when navigation and communication were much less sophisticated than they are today and when men used gut […]
As a Fox contract player, Victor Mature appeared in every possible genre of film produced at the studio though westerns didn’t usually feature his most memorable appearances (John Ford’s My Darling Clementine as Doc Holliday being a notable exception), but Bruce Humberstone’s Fury at Furnace Creek is a first-rate western […]
Actor Russell Crowe showed filmgoers versatility early in his career by playing a nasty, vindictive neo-Nazi skinhead in Romper Stomper and following that with the genial, sensitive gay son in Kevin Dowling and Geoff Burton’s The Sum of Us featuring one of the most ingratiating father-son relationships in all of cinema.
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There are a couple of genuinely creepy moments in William Castle’s I Saw What You Did, moments that don’t rely on skeletons flying overhead in a theater, electronic shocks delivered on cue, or a viewer card which can erase the ghosts from the screen for the faint of heart.
Joy, David O. Russel’s tale of a young woman (Jennifer Lawrence) who lost her way in life only to recapture it some 17 years later by inventing the self-wringing mop, is an uplifting character study, if you can get past the negative comments put forth by her very dysfunctional family, including […]
Tim Miller’s Deadpool is precisely the movie the comics and movie trailers suggested it would be: irreverent, unbridled, unpredictable. Also, it’s the funniest movie so far this year, its hilarity made all the more cutting because it’s often uttered in the midst of chaos and mayhem of the most brutal […]