Film and Television Reviews

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November Criminals Blu-ray Review
November Criminals   November Criminals Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/18/2018 11:07 PM EST
Take a coming of age/teenage angst movie, add a murder mystery, stir vigorously, throw it against the wall and see what sticks.  Throw in some the best, young talent Hollywood has to offer right now. Finally, give it some obscure name and you have the formula for November Criminals.  Starring Ansel Elgort (The Fault In Our Stars) and Chlo... Read More

Den of Thieves Theatrical Review
Den of Thieves   Den of Thieves Theatrical Review
(Judith Raymer)  01/18/2018 9:11 AM EST
Spoilers, spoilers...at this time, I do not believe that I can adequately… justly...discuss this film without blowing major plot points, and spoiling swaths of emotional highs and lows.  But, before throwing any of those in your unexpecting face...Ever since the first trailer for Den of Thieves was released back in October 201... Read More

12 Strong Theatrical Review
12 Strong   12 Strong Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/18/2018 8:47 AM EST
For those who were not alive when Pearl Harbor was attacked, the biggest terrorist attack ever on United States soil happened on September 11, 2001.  The Taliban targeted major buildings in the Northeast setting off a wave of panic and patriotism across this country.  Of course, this also set our military into action and, unbeknownst to m... Read More

The Lego Ninjago Movie 4K Ultra HD Review
The Lego Ninjago Movie   The Lego Ninjago Movie 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/16/2018 4:40 PM EST
With the success of 2014's The Lego Movie and 2017's The Lego Batman Movie, Warner Bros. decided to continue the franchise and created a film based on the popular Lego Ninjago toy line called, appropriately, The Lego Ninjago Movie. I must admit that after having enjoyed the first two films very much and finding them surprisingly funny and delightfu... Read More

Blade Runner 2049 4K Ultra HD Review
Blade Runner 2049   Blade Runner 2049 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/15/2018 4:00 PM EST
In 1982, Ridley Scott (Alien) gave us a highly stylized movie called Blade Runner.  It was set in the future and starred Harrison Ford (Star Wars: Episode IV -A New Hope).  Thirty-five Years later, Director Denis Villeneuve (Sicario) gives us the sequel, Blade Runner 2049.  It continues the story of the ... Read More

The Commuter Theatrical Review
The Commuter   The Commuter Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/12/2018 8:57 AM EST
Millions of people everyday doing the same thing over and over again.  They leave their nice little homes in the suburbs, get on a train into Manhattan, go to work in some high rise building all day, get back on the train, and head home back to the suburbs.  Nothing much changes from one day to the next and nothing exciting ever really ha... Read More

It 4K Ultra HD Review
It   It 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/11/2018 11:23 AM EST
In 1986 a young Stephen King published one of his most ambitious books yet entitled simply It. The novel tells the tale of an alien entity that haunts the fictional town of Derry, Maine, and feeds on its inhabits. In early 1990s ABC gave Pennywise his first appearances on film in a made for tv miniseries. Now 37 years later Warner Bros. gives Penny... Read More

Paddington 2 Theatrical Review
Paddington 2   Paddington 2 Theatrical Review
(Paul Kates)  01/09/2018 9:51 AM EST
The loveable, Peruvian, orphaned bear Paddington makes a welcome return this autumn in his second and better outing. Once again directed by Paul King, the film takes the spirit and innocence of the Michael Bonds books and transforms them into this big-screen adventure full of humor that will make you laugh whether you're young or old.The movie is c... Read More

Battle of the Sexes Blu-ray Review
Battle of the Sexes   Battle of the Sexes Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/09/2018 9:22 AM EST
The year was 1973.  Equal Rights and Feminism were at the forefront of American People's minds.  Former Champion tennis player and male chauvinist Bobby Riggs (Steve Carrell: The Office) spouted off about how women shouldn't be playing tennis in the same league with men and challenged the top female players to a match to prove once and fo... Read More

My Little Pony: The Movie Blu-ray Review
My Little Pony: The Movie   My Little Pony: The Movie Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/09/2018 8:55 AM EST
In 1986 Hasbro toys decided to make a television series based on one of their popular toys – My Little Pony.  The show lasted two seasons but merchandising continued to sell for some years after.  Then in 1992, we got another version called My Little Pony Tales that had 26 episodes.  Almost 20 years later My Little Pony: Friend... Read More

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