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Poetic Justice Blu-ray Review
Poetic Justice   Poetic Justice Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  2/4/2019 9:03 PM EST
At the ripe old age of twenty-three, John Singleton wrote and directed his first feature film – Boyz n the Hood.  The movie offered an honest look at the lives of young black men living in an impoverished neighborhood in California and garnered Singleton two Oscar nominations.  Two years later his second film, Poetic Justice, was re... Read More

They Shall Not Grow Old Theatrical Review
They Shall Not Grow Old   They Shall Not Grow Old Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  2/1/2019 9:15 AM EST
In June 1914, a young Bosnian named Gavrilo Princip, tired of the Austro- Hungarian rule in Bosnia, assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie in Sarajevo.  This act led to the July Crisis and by August 1914 France, Britain, and Russia were at war with Austria-Hungry, Germany, and Italy.  This conflict became known as Worl... Read More

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms 4K Ultra HD Review
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms   The Nutcracker and the Four Realms 4K Ultra HD Review
(Sean McCloskey)  1/28/2019 4:13 PM EST
The Nutcracker story is synonymous with the Christmas holiday season. The famous ballet is known the world over and has been enchanting audiences for well over a hundred years. Disney took this classic story and released The Nutcracker and the Four Realms back in November to some pretty critical reviews. Now, the film will be available on 4K UHD to... Read More

The Kid Who Would Be King Theatrical Review
The Kid Who Would Be King   The Kid Who Would Be King Theatrical Review
(Alyn Darnay)  1/24/2019 9:15 PM EST
Once upon a time...That's the way all fairytales, old and new, usually begins, so I thought I'd start my review by honoring this modern take on one of them in the same way. "The Kid Who Would Be King" is quite simply a wonderfully bright new take on the Arthurian legend. Part "Goonies" style action adventure, part allegory, and ... Read More

The Hate U Give 4K Ultra HD Review
The Hate U Give   The Hate U Give 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  1/22/2019 10:51 AM EST
Racial Profiling is defined as the use of race or ethnicity as grounds for suspecting someone of having committed an offense and it is a problem that plagues cities across this country.  Recently a number of unarmed young, black men have been killed by police officers who saw them as a threat simply based on the color of their skin.  When... Read More

Johnny English Strikes Again Blu-ray Review
Johnny English Strikes Again   Johnny English Strikes Again Blu-ray Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  1/21/2019 10:33 PM EST
Since the 1980s, Rowan Atkinson has been a fixture in film and on television. From his breakthrough role in The Black Adder to the incomparable Mr. Bean, Atkinson has been an international entertainer for almost 40 years. In 2003, he starred as the lead in Johnny English, a spoof on the James Bond series. The film was followed by Johnny English Reb... Read More

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween 4K Ultra HD Review
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween   Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  1/21/2019 5:14 PM EST
Known as the Stephen King of children's literature, R.L. Stine created a series of scary stories from 1992 through 1997 entitled Goosebumps.  The books have a number of monsters but a ventriloquist's dummy named Slappy is prevalent in many of them.  In 2015 Slappy was brought to life when Goosebumps the movie came to theaters.  With ... Read More

Waterworld Blu-ray Review
Waterworld   Waterworld Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  1/21/2019 12:04 PM EST
A long time ago, in a galaxy not too far away, Universal Pictures released the most bloated, and expensive movie of all time (prior to Titanic).At the time Waterworld was released, it seemed that it could do nothing right in the eyes of critics and movie-goers, alike. I remember disliking it, immediately, although that was due more to my dislike fo... Read More

Stan & Ollie Theatrical Review
Stan & Ollie   Stan & Ollie Theatrical Review
(Alyn Darnay)  1/17/2019 11:25 AM EST
Over the years the entertainment industry has given birth to some very beguilingly comedy duos. I'm sure you know some of them; they crop up every decade. Some disappear as quickly as they arrived, others leave behind them a vague memory, but a few brilliant ones leave behind an enduring legacy.Unless you've lived under a rock somewhere, you'll kno... Read More

Glass Theatrical Review
Glass   Glass Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  1/16/2019 1:00 PM EST
M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense) is known for his dramatic thrillers that offer a twist.  He usually keeps the audience guessing as to what is really going on and reveals the truth at the end, often to the surprise of the viewers.  In 2000 he presented fans with a different type of "superhero" story in Unbreakable starring S... Read More

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