Oct 252018
 

Dragnet is a really fun, and often funny, crime-comedy that does a good job balancing spoofing or satirizing the original television series and yet at the same time paying respect, which shines through.

 

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Jun 062018
 

Forrest Gump is a wonderful and uplifting drama-comedy that lets viewers see the world through the eyes of an innocent and completely sincere man. Was it Best Picture good, especially over The Shawshank Redemption? Probably not, but I have no problem with it winning.

 

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May 052018
 

Saving Private Ryan is just one incredible experience from the amazing war sequences from the D-Day invasion to the Ramelle scene but in between are some excellent performances headlined by Tom Hanks, and should’ve taken home Best Picture especially over Shakespeare in Love.

 

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Apr 102018
 

Paramount Home Entertainment has announced two more catalog titles coming to 4K UHD:, Forrest Gump and Terminator Genisys. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Mar 182018
 

The ‘Burbs is one fun comedy with a dash of horror that excels primarily due to Tom Hanks’ charms versus anything with the script or even the character. Not sure why I hadn’t seen it before, but the replay value is high.

 

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Mar 052018
 

Paramount has announced the date and released artwork for the war-drama, Saving Private Ryan starring Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore and Edward Burns. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

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Jul 262017
 

The Circle had plenty of potential but it’s for naught with not-so-subtle lines of dialogue combined with an uneven/unfocused story, with unintentionally funny scenes, that never worked and probably would’ve been better served as dark satire.

 

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Jun 302017
 

Although Joe Versus the Volcano didn’t quite match up with my fond memories of seeing it back in 1990, it’s still a fun little romantic comedy that excels with its two charming stars and some truly funny scenes.

 

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Jun 132017
 

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has announced the date and released artwork for the conspiracy thriller, The Circle starring Tom Hanks, Emma Watson and John Boyega and directed by James Ponsoldt. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Jan 242017
 

Inferno isn’t terrible but it was an underwhelming addition to an otherwise entertaining, if not flawed, franchise. The saving grace, as usual, is with Tom Hanks who makes this entry watchable, otherwise it was a rather forgettable viewing experience.

 

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Dec 192016
 

Sony Pictures has announced the date and released artwork for the latest in the Robert Langdon series, Inferno starring Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones and Ben Foster and directed by Ron Howard. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Oct 142016
 

Angels & Demons is technically better than The Da Vinci Code in many regards especially in terms of pacing and a tighter story and while Tom Hanks delivers in his performance and Ewan McGregor and Stellan Skarsgard make for fine supporting roles.

 

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Oct 142016
 

The Da Vinci Code has more or less remained the same in my eyes since seeing it in theaters a decade ago. The acting more or less steals the show over a bit of a convoluted story, yet the mystery and adventure aspect makes the nearly two-and-a-half hour running time bearable.

 

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Jan 082016
 

Buena Vista has announced the date and released artwork for the Cold War drama, Bridge of Spies starring Tom Hanks and Amy Ryan and directed by Steven Spielberg. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Oct 282015
 

Toy Story That Time Forgot isn’t as good as Toy Story of Terror but it’s still a fun little short special where you get to see our old friends together again with a nicely constructed story and good voice work, in particular Kevin McKidd. Given the low $15 MSRP, this has the right amount of bonus material as well as good video/audio transfers to make it worth a purchase.

 

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