A Disney animated musical is always a comforting and welcome presence, and Moana, put together by the directors who brought us previous Disney animated musical classics like The Little Mermaid and Aladdin, carries on the tradition proudly only now using CG animation to tell its coming of age story.
Ride the High Country, is in many ways an old-fashioned “buddy” picture, with Randolph Scott and Joel McCrea in the leads. They’d both been at it awhile by the time the film was shot in 1961 — Mr. Scott was 63, and Mr. McCrea, a bit younger, at 56. Both […]
Passengers was promoted with an interesting premise, a man and a woman are awakened from hibernation 90 years too early on a journey to another planet as their ship begins to malfunction. The resulting movie tries to be several different types of movies at once, and all but skips over a […]
David Swift’s How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying emerges as a bright, funny, and slick Big Business satire 1960s style with wryly tuneful songs and enjoyably engaging performances.
Do you use a gaming system in your home theater? Would you? Why, or why not? I’ve been an Xbox guy from the start, and I currently only use my system to play Forza, I wouldn’t be against using it for all things it’s capable of. At present, the Xbox […]
World Without End, said to be the first 1950s sci-fi film to be presented in CinemaScope, is an above-average example of the genre and has been beautifully brought to Blu-ray by the Warner Archive.
Filled with a sparkling cast of actors representing every possible strata of society beset by a seemingly insurmountable problem, Alfred Hitchcock’s Lifeboat offers the pure pleasure of watching a master director at work.
Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – Patriot’s Day – 2016 – Blow-Up – 1966 – Planet Earth II – 2016 – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – 2016 – September Storm – 1960 […]
The shock machine that brought notoriety and riches to What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? and Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte was running a bit low on inspiration by the time of Curtis Harrington’s What’s the Matter with Helen?
A beautifully layered and poignant episode in the life of a pre-teen having to come to grips to some of life’s sometimes unfair and yet inevitable truths, J.A. Bayona’s A Monster Calls is a wonderfully expressive and imaginative fantasy drama.
AT&T and DIRECTV want to make watching baseball in 4K Ultra HD the new national pastime. For the second year in a row, AT&T1 is bringing DIRECTV customers a strong lineup of MLB Network™ Showcase games, live and in stunning 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) on DIRECTV channel 106. The […]
‘Surround yourself with sound, not wires’: that’s the idea behind the stylish new Denon HEOS AVR, the latest addition to the rapidly growing HEOS range of multi-room entertainment products. The HEOS AVR continues Denon’s tradition of revolutionizing the home theater by combining a striking style with the ability to deliver […]
September Storm may not qualify as one of the great 3D adventures, but it’s a pleasure to welcome this beautifully restored 3D film back among its three dimensional siblings.
Justin Kurzel’s Assassin’s Creed is spottily written and requires a leap of faith from a willing audience to enjoy its characters and narrative.
Arrival is the type of science fiction film that comes along once in a blue moon (pardon the pun), a film more concerned about its message and drama, taking its time to tell its story, rather than wow its audience with visual effects set pieces.
A masterfully performed, beautifully written and faithfully directed feature from Denzel Washington, Fences has the power to stay with you once the film has finished. The film never attempts to stray too far from the atmosphere of the originating Broadway play, but that doesn’t mean it should have. Rather, the […]