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Weekly RoundUp 12-6-2016

  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 – […]

I Am Bolt DVD Review

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.

Mechanic Resurrection UHD Review

Jason Statham returns as Arthur Bishop in Mechanic Resurrection, a sequel to the 2011 remake of The Mechanic. While more entertaining than its predecessor, it’s still a by-the-numbers Statham action flick.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire UHD Review

With the incredible success of The Hunger Games, it was no surprise that Lionsgate would fast track a movie based on the second book in the series and release it a little over a year later, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Director Francis Lawrence (I am Legend, Water for Elephants) was brought in […]

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Blu-ray Review

There is a reason most television situation comedies don’t go the feature film route: often the eccentricities that seem so charming and funny on the small screen in half hour chunks get a bit overwhelming, predictable, and numbing when they assault an audience for an hour and a half. That’s […]

Don’t Think Twice Blu-ray Review

“Dying is easy; comedy is hard” so the saying goes, but for many of the members of the improv troupe at the nucleus of Mike Birbiglia’s Don’t Think Twice, it’s living that’s hard, at least making a living doing comedy.

The Chase (1966) Blu-ray Review

Arthur Penn’s The Chase is a fascinating combination of small town soap opera and a story about an escaped convict on the lam. Produced by Sam Spiegel and featuring an outstanding cast, it was lambasted by some critics when it was released (Bosley Crowther of the New York Times sniffed, […]

The BFG Blu-ray Review

Steven Spielberg’s The BFG, a precocious fantasy set in the early 1980s, contains the magic and mirth that have come to be associated with the filmmaker at his most playful and child-like.