The Secret Life of Pets takes the premise of Toy Story, applying it to our beloved animals who often stay home alone for hours every day. It’s an effective story and is fairly harmless for the entire family, but is definitely aimed at a much younger audience.
The decision by Lionsgate to split the third book in The Hunger Games series, Mockingjay, into two movies (a growing trend in Hollywood) may have seemed like a good idea at the time, but Part 1 often feels padded, moving at a much slower pace then either of its predecessors.
This new made-for-TV version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a disappointing, ill-conceived misfire on the original material.
Children of Divorce, Frank Lloyd’s 1927 melodrama of thwarted loves amid the privileged, may have a story that reeks of early 20th century romantic twaddle, but it features two of the late silent era’s most noteworthy stars: Clara Bow and Gary Cooper, one whose career had only a few years […]
John Huston’s 1956 adaptation of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick does quite a remarkable job retaining both the story and the essence of the book without being slavish to its meanderings and philosophizing.
The Boston Strangler is Richard Fleischer’s masterful 1968 examination into the serial killings and subsequent investigation of the infamous thirteen-victim murder spree which terrified Bostonians and some of the rest of America for almost two years.
In the history of animation, before the thick section dedicated to Walt Disney, Bray Studio’s is firmly planted and deservedly so. Without the pioneering work of Bray Studios, and founder John R. Bray himself, the evolution of animation might have been decidedly different and the treasures that come most easily […]
I Want to Live!, Robert Wise’s riveting docudrama about the life of convicted murderer Barbara Graham, only gets more impressive with age.
Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – Jason Bourne – 2016 – The Secret Life of Pets – 2016 – Howards End – 1992 – The Neptune Factor – 1973 – 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs – […]
The theft of personal property leads to a startling coming-of-age story set in urban California ghettos in Justin Tipping’s Kicks.
The sixth season of HBO’s popular series Game of Thrones answers and resolves a number of questions viewers were left with at the end of season five. The season also has some surprising guest cameos and the return of some characters thought long forgotten.
An inside look at the career of the fastest man on Earth, Usain Bolt, distinguishes the new documentary I Am Bolt though, as with many sports documentaries, the emphasis is mostly on the triumphs without much of the agony it takes to get there.