The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind - Movie Review

Soars

Downhill - Movie Review

Downhill never overstays its welcome

Gretel & Hansel - Movie Review

A dark and moody little chiller

Goalie - Movie Review

There's an awful lot of heartache here to dive into.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood - Blu-ray Review

Just so darn sweet and engaging

Midway - Blu-ray Review

An embarrassing disservice

Motherless Brooklyn - Blu-ray Review

One of the most beautiful slogfests you’ll ever sleep though.

Terminator: Dark Fate - Blu-ray Review

It’s all been done before

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Joker (2019) - 4K UHD/Blu-ray Review

Joker (2019)Joker was frightening proposition for this reviewer, who has been a lifelong Batman fanatic. Firstly because it presumed to make the focus of its narrative on one of the greatest antagonists in storytelling history, without the hero; secondly because it wasn’t going to stick with ...

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Just Mercy - Movie Review

Just MercyAt one point in Just Mercy, the new film from director, co-writer Destin Daniel Cretton (The Glass Castle), the film’s main character Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan) points out that “the opposite of poverty isn’t wealth, it’s justice.” Those words set the tone for the tangle of legal and  ...

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Our Most Wanted on Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD This Week - January 7, 2020

JokerAnd another friendly hi-def hello to our fellow blu-ray geeks. Welcome to the weekly look at our most wanted titles coming to blu-ray and/or 4K Ultra HD for the week of January 7, 2020.

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Paganini Horror (1988) - Blu-ray Review

Paganini Horror

Satanism and switchblade violins make quite the combination in this blast from the past! Luigi Cozzi’s Paganini Horror probably shouldn’t exist.  Sure, sure, I mean, the film does have some merit thanks to its wicked premise, but its execution - amounting to a bunch of screaming (mostly) female rock and  ...

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Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932) - Blu-ray Review

Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)Murders in the Rue Morgue was a gift to Bela Lugosi.  After being axed from Frankenstein, Universal Pictures’ President Carl Laemmle Jr. offered him the role of the lunatic scientist who abducts women and then injects them with the blood of his pet ape, Erik (performed by Charles Gemora).  Lugosi, not willing ...

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Teen Titans: The Complete Series (2003 - 2006) - Blu-ray Review

Teen Titans

Teen Titans, GO!  The pseudo-anime style.  The jokes.  And, man, the storylines.  Teen Titans has it all! This cartoon series - with a cast of superhero characters that included Robin, Beast Boy, Starfire, Cyborg, and Raven - kicked all sorts of ass during its original three year run.  Now, thanks to  ...

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Universal Horror Collection Volume Three: Tower of London (1939), Man-Made Monster (1941), The Black Cat (1941), Horror Island (1941) - Blu-ray Review

Universal Horror Collection Volume 3

More thrills and even more chills!  Karloff.  Lugosi.  Rathbone. And Vincent Price in his film debut.  What’s not to love about these names or their film legacies?  Absolutely nothing at all and the proof is Scream Factory's new 2K scanned release of the films that make up the ...

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Little Women (2019) - Movie Review

Little Women (2019)Raise your hand if the news of yet another adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel, Little Women coming to theaters on Christmas Day failed to jingle your bells. Okay, we can all put them down now. After all, with so many previous adaptations – including 1949’s version starring Elizabeth Taylor and ...

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Blood Hound - Movie Review

BloodhoundYou ever get that feeling your stomach that something bad is going to happen?  That’s the question the private investigator at the center of this thriller asks us during Blood Hound’s wild (an unexpected) opening.  Pay attention to that scene.  While the violent events that it documents might rattle  ...

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Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood - Blu-ray Review

Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood has everything you expect in a Tarantino film; extreme violence, black humor, loving tribute, and plenty of pop culture iconography. It’s all there. We’ve become experts at spotting his stylistic trademarks ...

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