The aliens are back and they’re more numerous, more insidious, and more lethal than ever before in Independence Day: Resurgence.
Family comedies that take a workaholic father figure and open his eyes to the world that’s passing him by through some supernatural means are a fairly common commodity, and there’s certainly nothing special about Barry Sonnenfeld’s Nine Lives, a banal domestic farce that’s painfully predictable.
Several attempts have been made to adapt F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “great American novel” The Great Gatsby for the big screen, and none have done it quite as splashy or flashy as Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 film. Unfortunately, as with many of Luhrmann’s movies, too much attention is made to the look […]
Nicholas Ray, one of the most interesting film directors of the mid-twentieth century, has been treated well by the Blu-ray gods of late. Criterion released a beautiful Blu-ray of In a Lonely Place in May, and more recently we were finally treated to a properly framed release of Johnny Guitar […]
Dealing with a momentous if little known incident in the history of the Czech resistance during World War II, Sean Ellis’ Anthropoid emerges as a docudrama of great and affecting quality.
Ernest Hemingway was one of the most fascinating of the 20th century Nobel Prize-winning authors, so anything that helps further our knowledge about him is sure to be interesting. Bob Yari’s Papa: Hemingway in Cuba is based on the real-life friendship which developed late in the author’s life with a […]
The cartoonish characters at the heart of Jon Lucas and Scott Moore’s Bad Moms may exhibit facets of real life people, mothers or otherwise, whom we encounter in everyday life, but like so many modern-day comedies, everything’s exaggerated for comic effect turning the world we’re viewing into nothing like what […]
John Ford’s Irish-tinged tale of a charming people and their romantic and conflicting entanglements gets vivid Technicolor treatment in The Quiet Man, one of the director’s true classics and most fondly remembered films.
Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – The Quiet Man – 1952 – Boy On a Dolphin – 1957 – Lights Out – 2016 – Nerve – 2016 – Suddenly – 1954 – The Night of the Grizzly […]
Woody Allen’s Café Society, another of his bittersweet ruminations on romantic roads not taken, echoes with memories of triumphs past, particularly Annie Hall and Manhattan, two films with similar love triangle scenarios.
For its target audience, Barbie & Her Sisters in A Puppy Chase will offer a lot of adventure and will guarantee repeat viewings so crammed is the narrative with plot incidents and dazzling use of color and sound.
You can’t call a film by the Wachowski’s visually boring, and their latest, Jupiter Ascending, certainly is pretty to look at. Unfortunately, there’s not much else there, a story with so many plot holes you can drive a truck through and a hero (Mila Kunis as the title character) that could […]