Film and Television Reviews

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Wind River Blu-ray Review
Wind River   Wind River Blu-ray Review
(Kaileigh Etheridge)  11/14/2017 11:36 AM EST
Wind River takes place on a tight-knit Indian Reservation called Wind River where we are introduced to Cory Lambert (Jeremy Renner; The Bourne Legacy), a wildlife officer and outdoor aficionado. While out tracking, he discovers a frozen teenage girl lying in the snow.  She is bloodied and barefoot, so it is assume... Read More

Preacher Blu-ray Review
Preacher: The Complete Second Season   Preacher Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/13/2017 4:13 PM EST
In the ever-growing world of graphic novels turned movie/television shows, AMC's Preacher is well on its way to Season 3 in 2018 and Season 2 out for release on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital download this week.  The Seth Rogen/Evan Goldberg run production continued to delight fans this year with a "road trip" and the same snarky... Read More

Patti Cake$ Blu-ray Review
Patti Cake$   Patti Cake$ Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/13/2017 10:22 AM EST
Patti Cakes, Patti Cakes, bakers…this isn't that kind of movie.  When one hears the term "patty cake", we generally think of the beloved children's game and hear that song running through our head.  In this case, Patti Cake$ takes on a whole new meaning as it is a nickname Patricia Dombrowski's (Danielle Macdona... Read More

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Blu-ray Review
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York   Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/10/2017 11:39 AM EST
It's hard to believe that it was twenty-five years ago that Kate (Catherine O'Hara; Frankenweenie) and Peter (John Heard; Big) McCallister lost track of their son Kevin (Macaulay Culkin; My Girl) for the second time in two years as the family went on vacation.  I mean…really!?!  Who forgets their ki... Read More

The Crown Blu-ray Review
The Crown: The Complete First Season   The Crown Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  11/07/2017 10:53 AM EST
Netflix has created an empire all unto themselves with their Netflix originals- both with their movies and television series.   A unique feature of Netflix is that they refuse to release their shows on a weekly basis, letting their viewers binge the show all at once.  Thank goodness for that, because The Crown, a story abou... Read More

The Glass Castle Blu-ray Review
The Glass Castle   The Glass Castle Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/06/2017 10:46 AM EST
So many times in Hollywood films the alcoholism of one of the characters becomes the main focus of the film.  We see the individual falling down, slurring their words, making horrible life choices, being abusive and destroying, at best, their own lives and at worst the lives of those around them. While The Glass Castle addresses the ... Read More

Annabelle: Creation Blu-ray Review
Annabelle: Creation   Annabelle: Creation Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/26/2017 9:14 AM EST
A common phobia seems to be the fear of dolls, particularly old, porcelain dolls. When you have that fear and couple it with the doll actually being possessed, it's the stuff nightmares are made of.  Creepy looking faces that talk would probably make anyone run away screaming but Annabelle definitely evokes that reaction.In the latest... Read More

The Birds Blu-ray Review
Alfred Hitchcock: The Ultimate Collection   The Birds Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/20/2017 4:01 PM EST
Alfred Hitchcock is arguably one of the best directors of all time.  Known as the "Master of Suspense" he helped to innovate psychological thriller films and influence many of the directors working today.  His "personal view" approach to camera work has been copied countless times over as it seems to create a more inti... Read More

American Horror Story Blu-ray Review
American Horror Story: Roanoke   American Horror Story Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  10/20/2017 2:53 PM EST
In case you're uncertain, American Horror Story is an anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse and a cult. In season 6, AHS: Roanoke, we are taken on a wild, nightmarish ride through ... Read More

Miracle on 34th Street Blu-ray Review
Miracle on 34th Street   Miracle on 34th Street Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/17/2017 2:35 PM EST
There is a reason they say the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year and everyone sings songs about it.  It's a time when people tend to be more generous and forgiving and a spirit of peace and goodwill abounds.  That is until you walk into your local mall or superstore.  The Holidays have become so commercialized that it ... Read More

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