Jun 092017
 

To say I was disappointed in this Beauty and the Beast live action adaptation would be an understatement. Although the technical aspects were impressive, the performances, particularly for Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, were underwhelming, and the new music was rather forgettable.

 

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May 122017
 

Buena Vista Home Entertainment has announced the date and released artwork for Disney’s latest live action adaptation, Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens and directed by Bill Condon. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Jan 232017
 

The Whole Truth is more or less a Law & Order: SVU episode that somehow became a feature-length film. But even so, the acting, albeit nothing profound, was solid enough led way by Keanu Reeves and enough courtroom tension to make this a worthwhile watch.

 

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Jan 192017
 

Fox Home Entertainment has announced the date and released artwork for the legal thriller, Miss Sloane starring Jessica Chastain, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, John Lithgow and Mark Strong and directed by John Madden (Shakespeare in Love). Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Oct 012016
 

Free State of Jones was an ambitious film for Co-Writer/Director Gary Ross who tends to be a filmmaker who makes nice, uplifting, films (see Seabiscuit) and this is no exception, though given the subject, it should’ve been better. That said, McConaughey and Mahershala Ali turn in excellent performances.

 

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Apr 182016
 

Concussion is, technically speaking, a well made film and features a good performance from Will Smith, but in spite of what works, at its core the movie is missing a soul. In the hands of a more skilled filmmaker it could’ve been emotionally charged and instead it’s rather forgettable.

 

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May 232015
 

It’s not hard to see why Jupiter Ascending was delayed 9 months (and I don’t buy the official reasons) as it was one cluster-f of a film and the problem is, it wasn’t even an entertaining cluster-f. The acting is rather wooden though these actors aren’t given much to work with but on the plus side it looks and sound fantastic, even demo worthy, so if there’s any reason to pop this movie in, it’d be to show off your home theater.

 

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