May 182017
 

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the date and released artwork for the eighth movie in the franchise, The Fate of the Furious starring Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Charlize Theron and 100 others and directed by F. Gary Gray. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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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 132017
 

The Girl on the Train has to be one of the more disappointing movies of the year as I am a fan of mystery-crime films however the acting isn’t bad led by Emily Blunt with honorable mentions to both Hayley Bennett and Rebecca Ferguson, but even with a so-so script, it might be worth a rental.

 

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Jan 082017
 

The Girl on the Train has to be one of the more disappointing movies of the year as I am a fan of mystery-crime films however the acting isn’t bad led by Emily Blunt with honorable mentions to both Hayley Bennett and Rebecca Ferguson, but even with a so-so script, it might be worth a rental.

 

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Nov 162016
 

Universal Pictures has announced the date and released artwork for the suspense/thriller/mystery, The Girl on the Train starring Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans and Allison Janney and directed by Tate Taylor (The Help). Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Nov 132015
 

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ends one of the more mundane trilogies and although certainly the passion was there, Peter Jackson and company turned what should have been a 5 hour two-parter into three movies with unnecessary filler to go along with characters, new ones specifically, that were utterly forgettable.

 

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Nov 082015
 

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ends one of the more mundane trilogies and although certainly the passion was there, Peter Jackson and company turned what should have been a 5 hour two-parter into three movies with unnecessary filler to go along with characters, new ones specifically, that were utterly forgettable.

 

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Mar 232015
 

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ends one of the more mundane trilogies and although certainly the passion was there, Peter Jackson and company turned what should have been a 5 hour two-parter into three movies with unnecessary filler to go along with characters, new ones specifically, that were utterly forgettable.

 

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Oct 272014
 

Although Desolation of Smaug is an improvement over Unexpected Journey, I still wasn’t crazy about the installment with the action scenes, albeit well filmed, seemingly blurring from one to the next and you once more had references to LOTR, a series I have far more interest in re-watching and caring about than this one thus far.

 

 

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Apr 052014
 

Although Desolation of Smaug is an improvement over Unexpected Journey, I still wasn’t crazy about the installment with the action scenes, albeit well filmed, seemingly blurring from one to the next and you once more had references to LOTR, a series I have far more interest in re-watching and caring about than this one thus far. Still, fans will probably get more out of this than I did so on that front, it might be worth a rental.

 

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Nov 242013
 

The Fast & Furious franchise continues to rev along gaining more momentum with each new installment and this sixth one offers more of the same with insane, albeit illogical, action set-pieces but thanks to its core cast, doesn’t really miss a beat even if on the whole is not as precise as Fast Five. Given the post credit sequence, I can’t wait to see what Fast 7 has in store.

 

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Aug 182013
 

No One Lives does survive, albeit clingingly, on life support thanks to a simple story, some tense moments and a near masterful and disturbing performance from Luke Evans. This is not a film that will break ground in the horror genre, very few, if any, do nowadays, and the screenplay and acting from some of the supporting players could have been better, but on the whole it’s a worthwhile flick to rent if nothing else comes to mind.

 

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Oct 172012
 

The Raven has some interesting scenes and features fine performances from John Cusack, Alice Eve and, to a lesser extent, Luke Evans (but mainly because the character merely chases down leads). However, the movie is also pretty bland in terms of the story. While it starts off well enough, it loses steam by the second half. The Blu-ray itself offers excellent audio and video transfers while the features are on the average side.

 

 

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Mar 292012
 

Immortals actually isn’t too bad of a movie. It’s got some good action scenes, the style director Tarsem employs is at least a little different from those that have come before and the acting is fairly adequate as well. The Blu-ray offers up some decent features and the audio and video transfers are both excellent.

 

 

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Mar 132012
 

The Three Musketeers isn’t a great or even innovative movie but still somewhat entertaining. Director Paul W.S. Anderson “borrows” different styles done in better movies yet it still works while the cast is well done and mostly give adequate performances even if some of the characters are paper thin. As it stands, if you’re not a stickler for the source material, you might get something out of the movie; otherwise you’d be better off skipping.

 

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