Feb 152017
 

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the date and released artwork for the crime-thriller, Sleepless starring Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan and Dermot Mulroney and directed by Baran bo Odar. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Oct 092015
 

Insidious: Chapter 3 is a competently well made flick with some good scares and decent performances from the main cast with Lin Shaye being a welcome member getting more back story for her character. The Blu-ray released by Sony is rather basic with good video/audio transfers and a forgettable selection of bonus material.

 

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Jun 212013
 

The Rambler is certainly one of the stranger movies to come out in 2013 and one where writer/director Calvin Reeder was influenced by the master of oddities, David Lynch. And while this is a unique movie in the midst of sequels, remakes and reboots, it never quite reached its full potential despite presenting some interesting elements and commentary. Where the film does succeed is with a transforming performance by Dermot Mulroney…

 

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May 252012
 

The Grey is a harrowing suspense-drama that features an absolutely incredible performance from Liam Neeson (perhaps his best since Schindler’s List) but because it’s a tough movie to get through, there’s really no let-up; it pushes you around from beginning to the end. That said, I’m not sure how many times I will revisit the movie but it is at least worth checking out at least once.

 

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May 252012
 

The Grey is a harrowing suspense-drama that features an absolutely incredible performance from Liam Neeson (perhaps his best since Schindler’s List) but because it’s a tough movie to get through, there’s really no let-up; it pushes you around from beginning to the end. That said, I’m not sure how many times I will revisit the movie but it is at least worth checking out at least once.

 

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May 142012
 

Beyond actually isn’t too bad of a film. Clocking in at a mere 90-minutes (less without the credits), it has a good flow and the performance from Jon Voight probably is his best in quite a while as he seemed far more measured, avoiding mugging for the camera and instead seemingly provide his character with true emotions. The biggest drawback is the mixing of genres and the movie…

 

 

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Feb 262012
 

J. Edgar is one of those films that you can see the passion be it from the costume design, production design and the cast. It’s unfortunate that the screenplay never quite gives the viewer a reason to care either way. Worst still, the movie plods along at a slow and arduous pace and although I appreciate the non-linear storytelling (it worked for Scorsese in The Aviator after all), it doesn’t do any justice for the character in the long run.

 

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Jan 182012
 

To say the least, Abduction is not a very good movie, the acting from Lautner is pretty bad (and at best just OK) while the talented supporting cast can’t overcome a lame script and overwrought storyline. The action sequences are all fairly average but at the same time I at least found some of it to be entertaining even when things get bad.

 

 

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Nov 182011
 

The Family Tree might not be the greatest offbeat indie comedy I’ve come across but the film has its moments. The cast for the most part are fine, albeit there isn’t one actor or actress that particularly standout. The Blu-ray offers up good video and audio transfers while the features are limited.

 

 

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Aug 012011
 

Copycat has been compared to Silence of the Lambs and Se7en. I don’t quite agree as both of those are easy suspense-thriller classics in my book, but it still is a solid thriller that features a couple good performances and is well written and finely directed. The Blu-ray has good video and audio transfers and the features have been ported over from the DVD release.

 

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