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Do The Right Thing   Do The Right Thing 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  2/22/2021 8:40 PM EST
What if you watched a movie about poor African Americans living in New York?  What if that film depicted growing racial tensions between black people and Italian or Korean shop owners in the neighborhood?  What if, after a confrontation between the shop owners and the locals, a young black man was killed by the police which started a riot... Read More

Harley Quinn: The Complete First and Second Seasons   Harley Quinn Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  2/16/2021 12:09 PM EST
Harley Quinn was first introduced on Batman: The Animated Series as a supervillainess and Joker love interest in the fall of 1992.  She was then incorporated into the comic books a year later.  Through the years she has been voiced by numerous actresses including Tara Strong (Rick and Morty), Jenny Slate (Gifted), and Melissa Rauch (The B... Read More

Lovecraft Country: The Complete First Season   Lovecraft Country Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  2/15/2021 11:00 PM EST
Howard Phillip (H.P.) Lovecraft was born just over ten years before the start of the Twentieth Century and grew up in New England.  His family was affluent until his grandfather's death in 1904 by which time Lovecraft's grandfather had numerous business setbacks.  Lovecraft's grandfather helped raise him after his own father passed away a... Read More

Love Story   Love Story Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  2/5/2021 4:58 PM EST
Fifty years ago, a writer named Erich Segal (Yellow Submarine) penned a screenplay and sold it to Paramount Pictures.  While the film was in production, Paramount decided Segal should release it as a novel first, in order to garner interest in the upcoming movie.  The novel did exactly what Paramount had hoped it would do…it became... Read More

2012   2012 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  2/3/2021 10:02 PM EST
The Mayan Civilization was one culture that carefully and closely studied astronomy, recording and detailing the ever-changing night sky.  Through these observations, the Mayan people created several complex calendars.  For centuries after their creation, scholars have studied and dissected these calendars, learning about astrology and ho... Read More

Let Him Go   Let Him Go Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  2/2/2021 8:43 AM EST
When writer/director Thomas Bezucha (The Family Stone) read Larry Watson's novel entitled, Let Him Go, he knew he wanted to make it into a movie.  With rich, complex characters and a gut-wrenching story, Bezucha brought his expertise to this neo-western, thriller and guided an all-star cast through a physical and emotional journey.  Thoug... Read More

Snowpiercer   Snowpiercer Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  1/25/2021 9:10 AM EST
Climate change – it's a huge debate between scientists and (mostly) religious groups.  But what if it really is true?  What if the earth is warming so much that it will become uninhabitable?  If it could be reversed, would you want it to be done?  What if it all goes horribly wrong bringing about another ice age destined t... Read More

The Craft: Legacy   The Craft: Legacy Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  1/10/2021 10:28 PM EST
Witchcraft…everyone has their own ideas of what that word means.  Officially it is described as "the practice of magic, especially black magic; the use of spells".  Some truly believe in the power of witchcraft while others think it is all make believe.  Some practice the artform and see it much like an organized rel... Read More

Tenet   Tenet 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  12/14/2020 10:16 PM EST
If you look up the definition of the word tenet you will find the following: a principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true especially one held in common by members of an organization, movement, or profession.   If you ask director Christopher Nolan (Inception) his definition of Tenet, he will probably tell you it is a movie t... Read More

Paramount Presents: Trading Places   Trading Places Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  12/9/2020 6:40 PM EST
In 1983 Eddie Murphy was in his third year as a regular on Saturday Night Live.  While on the show he created some memorable characters such as Adult Buckwheat, Sarcastic Gumby, and Mr. Robinson (a parody of Mr. Rogers). The year prior, he also made his feature film debut co-starring with Nick Nolte (The Prince of Tides) in 48 Hours.  The... Read More

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