Film and Television Reviews

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Puerto Ricans In Paris Theatrical Review
Puerto Ricans In Paris Theatrical Review   Puerto Ricans In Paris Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/09/2016 10:24 PM EST
Luis Guzman (Boogie Nights) and Edgar "Eddie" Garcia (How to Make It in America) sat down one day with Writer/Director Ian Edelman and brainstormed ideas.  The Childhood friends wanted to make a feature film together and just needed the right vehicle.  Hence, Puerto Ricans in Paris was born.Luis and Eddie are New York City cops ... Read More

Now You See Me 2 Theatrical Review
Now You See Me 2 Theatrical Review   Now You See Me 2 Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/09/2016 9:33 AM EST
Who doesn't love magic?  The sleight of hand. The trick of the eye. The elaborate showmanship meant to distract the unsuspecting, naïve spectator.  It's fantasy and theatrics that has people the world over delighting in the grandeur of it all.There have been any number of movies where magic serves as the backdrop to drama and suspens... Read More

Roots Blu-ray Review
Roots Blu-ray Review   Roots Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/07/2016 10:25 PM EST
"My name is Kunta Kinte".  I had just turned six years old when Roots became a television event so, even though I had never seen it, I knew what that phrase meant.  For almost forty years it meant courage, spirit and hope for an entire race of people.  And now, as the History Channel airs a retelling of Alex Haely's classic... Read More

Me Before You Theatrical Review
Me Before You Theatrical Review   Me Before You Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/02/2016 2:54 PM EST
There is always room for a good love story in film today, and many studios bank on romantic comedies to get female audiences in the seats.  What's not to like about a good looking, emotionally damaged leading man, a pretty young lady who "heals" him and a few laughs thrown in?  Me Before You isn't that kind of romantic movie.&nb... Read More

Gods of Egypt 4K Ultra HD Review
Gods of Egypt 4K Ultra HD Review   Gods of Egypt 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/31/2016 4:08 PM EST
With the Hunger Games now complete, and the Divergent series winding down, Lionsgate's executives were looking to launch a new franchise and when Gods of Egypt of was pitched to them, they bit. Unfortunately, things didn't pan out as well as they had hoped, once it was released in theaters. Now, looking for new... Read More

Alice Through the Looking Glass Theatrical Review
Alice Through the Looking Glass Theatrical Review   Alice Through the Looking Glass Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/26/2016 5:06 PM EST
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is a timeless classic that has been adapted into movies, both animated and live action, many times.   Now, Disney has taken the story a step further by continuing Alice's adventures in their newest release, Alice Through the Looking Glass.  In this whimsical story through a colorful... Read More

Weiner Theatrical Review
Weiner Theatrical Review   Weiner Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/25/2016 3:27 PM EST
Anthony Weiner has passion. It was evident when he was a member of the House of Representatives from New York.  It was evident when he ran for Mayor of New York City in 2013 and it was evident when he was caught in a sexting scandal... not once, but twice.  Weiner is vocal and stubborn and, at times, volatile.It's a wonder why he woul... Read More

The Finest Hours Blu-ray Review
The Finest Hours Blu-ray Review   The Finest Hours Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/24/2016 3:54 PM EST
In case you missed the theatrical release of Disney's The Finest Hours, it has finally come to Blu-ray combo pack this week, just before the start of the United States Memorial Day 2016 weekend.The drama, starring Chris Pine (Star Trek), Casey Affleck (Gone Baby Gone), Ben Foster (Warcraft), and Holliday Granger (Cinderella) is b... Read More

How To Be Single Blu-ray Review
How To Be Single Blu-ray Review   How To Be Single Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/24/2016 1:31 PM EST
How to Be Single, the comedy starring Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades of Gray), Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect), Leslie Mann (This Is 40) and Alison Brie (Community), makes its way to the home theater market this week with the release of the Blu-ray.Based on the book by Liz Tuccillo, How to Be Single focuses on four woman and their li... Read More

Deadpool 4K Ultra HD Review
Deadpool 4K Ultra HD Review   Deadpool 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/22/2016 11:59 AM EST
Until earlier this year, Deadpool was just known to the legion of die hard comic book fans around the world. However, In February of 2016 the general public was introduced to the "Merc with a Mouth" and the world has never been the same.In case you haven't heard of Deadpool before, he is nothing like any other superhero you have ever ... Read More



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