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Swamp Thing Blu-ray Review
Swamp Thing   Swamp Thing Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  2/11/2020 9:03 AM EDT
In 1971 DC Comics introduced yet another creature/monster when writer Len Wein (Wolverine) created Swamp Thing who first appeared in House of Secrets #92.  Since then there have been many iterations of the character including two feature films, a live-action television series, and an animated series.  Last summer a new version was created... Read More

Motherless Brooklyn Blu-ray Review
Motherless Brooklyn   Motherless Brooklyn Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  1/28/2020 2:54 PM EDT
From the time Edward Norton (Primal Fear) first read Jonathan Lethem's 1999 novel, Motherless Brooklyn, he knew he wanted to adapt it into a feature film.  However, it would be another nineteen years before the film actually got made.  With Norton starring in, writing and directing the film, it truly became a labor of love for him. H... Read More

Terminator: Dark Fate 4K Ultra HD Review
Terminator: Dark Fate   Terminator: Dark Fate 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  1/27/2020 9:57 PM EDT
In 1984 James Cameron only had two directing credits to his name when he wrote The Terminator.  Initially, the studios and the actors involved weren't very optimistic about the project but it became a hit worldwide and created a franchise that has spanned over thirty years.  This past Fall the sixth installment hit movie theaters and ... Read More

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Blu-ray Review
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot   Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  1/19/2020 5:12 PM EDT
Back in 1994 a little known writer/director named Kevin Smith (Mallrats) exploded onto the Hollywood scene with his feature film debut, Clerks.  The movie won two awards at the Cannes Film Festival and became a cult classic that spawned a sequel (and a third installment on the way), a television series and a spin-off film starring Jay (Jason M... Read More

The House By The Cemetery Blu-ray Review
The House By The Cemetery   The House By The Cemetery Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  1/17/2020 4:50 PM EDT
Lucio Fulci is a legend of Horror Cinema. It remains his defining work in a career spanning decades as well as vastly different genres, from comedies and westerns to sci-fi and fantasy. However, Fulci will forever remain the master of terror.The Maestro himself was often characterized as mercurial, capricious, even, it is said, prone to moment... Read More

Beverly Hills Cop Blu-ray Review
Beverly Hills Cop 3-Movie Collection   Beverly Hills Cop Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  1/15/2020 9:41 AM EDT
t is hard to believe that Beverly Hills Cop was released thirty-five years ago. Audiences fell in love with Eddie Murphy (Coming to America) as Axel Foley, a Detroit cop who has a total disregard for the rules. The foul-mouthed undercover detective offered his infectious laugh and outrageous character voices to audiences who ate it up. Three years ... Read More

Gemini Man 4K Ultra HD Review
Gemini Man   Gemini Man 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  1/13/2020 10:00 PM EDT
What do you get when you put award-winning director, Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) together with box office bank actor, Will Smith (Bad Boys), incredible special effect using the most advanced technology available, and a mediocre script? The answer is 2019's, Gemini Man.  In a world of cookie-cutter and recycled plots, the film ... Read More

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil 4K Ultra HD Review
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil   Maleficent: Mistress of Evil 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  1/10/2020 10:09 AM EDT
In 1959 Disney animation brought their sixteenth feature film to movie theaters with the adaptation of Charles Perrault's fairy tale, The Sleeping Beauty.  In it, we meet Princess Aurora, who is cursed to die by an evil fairy named Maleficent.  In 2014 Disney, in its latest endeavor to create box office gold decided to give the classi... Read More

The Lighthouse Blu-ray Review
The Lighthouse   The Lighthouse Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  1/7/2020 11:13 PM EDT
In 2015 Robert Eggers amazed audiences with his feature film directorial debut, The Witch.  Eggers' talent for storytelling and filmmaking belied his lack of experience in writing and helming a movie.  The result was remarkable as The Witch was nominated for 67 awards and won another 43 from organizations the world over. When his sophomor... Read More

Judy Blu-ray Review
Judy   Judy Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  12/26/2019 10:20 AM EDT
Judy Garland (Renee Zellweger; Bridget Jones' Diary) seemed to have a charmed life.  As a teenager, she was signed to a film deal with MGM Studios.  She acted, danced and sang her way into America's heart playing Esther Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis, Susan Bradley in Harvey's Girls and Hannah Brown in Easter Parade.  Perhaps her most... Read More

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