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Honest Thief Theatrical Review
Honest Thief   Honest Thief Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  10/14/2020 10:23 AM EDT
There is a saying that starts, "the love of a good woman…", which makes one wonder what is it that love could do. Could it heal a sick person?  Could it turn someone evil? Or perhaps it could make someone change their illegal ways and want to become a better person.  The thought is a noble one, but could it really happen?... Read More

The War With Grandpa Theatrical Review
The War With Grandpa   The War With Grandpa Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  10/12/2020 6:08 PM EDT
With the ever-growing population and advancements in medicine, people tend to live longer than they did in the past.  This has created the need for more and more nursing homes and assisted living facilities, which seem to spring up constantly (especially where I live in South Florida).  It is rarer these days to find multiple generations ... Read More

The Secret: Dare to Dream Blu-ray Review
The Secret: Dare to Dream   The Secret: Dare to Dream Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  10/9/2020 2:00 PM EDT
 "The Secret".  What is it?  Some would say it's all a bunch of mumbo jumbo while others believe it is almost a religion of some sort.  It centers on the "law of attraction" or the idea of "positive thinking".  Basically, if you think of all the good things you want to have happen in your life,... Read More

The Secret Garden Blu-ray Review
The Secret Garden   The Secret Garden Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  10/8/2020 2:40 PM EDT
When someone comes across a great story, they often think, "this would make a really good movie", which is why so many novels become major motion pictures.  Many of those stories are literary classics – Sense and Sensibility, Jane Eyre, The Great Gatsby, etc. – that lend themselves to the big screen.  Frances Hodgson... Read More

300 4K Ultra HD Review
300   300 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  10/6/2020 9:35 AM EDT
This. Is. Sparta!!!!!  With those three little words spoken back in 2006, actor Gerard Butler (Law Abiding Citizen) and director Zach Snyder (Man of Steel) became part of cinematic history.  It all began when graphic novelist Frank Miller (Sin City) decided to write a story about the Battle of Thermopylae which reportedly took place in 48... Read More

Little Monsters Blu-ray Review
Little Monsters   Little Monsters Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  9/29/2020 3:32 PM EDT
The 1980s were a time of no-holds-barred movies. Some of these films, like Terminator or Amadeus,  represent the dichotomy of experimental and groundbreaking movies, to be had across genres. However, there were also too many that were derivative and downright forgettable. This next film falls somewhere in between.Little Monsters is the story o... Read More

Shivers Blu-ray Review
Shivers   Shivers Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  9/24/2020 8:54 PM EDT
David Cronenberg, without hyperbole, is one of the greatest genre movie directors. Body-Horror, a term used to describe a sub-genre which showcases violations of the human body, is a genre some would say he single-handedly created, albeit admittedly the tropes existed before Shivers and Rabid melted the silver screen. However, no one director/scree... Read More

Secret Society of Second Born Royals Streaming Review
Secret Society of Second Born Royals   Secret Society of Second Born Royals Streaming Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/22/2020 10:42 PM EDT
Disney Channel has had a long history of making movies aimed at tweens and pre-teens.  High School Musical, Camp Rock, Princess Protection Project, Lemonade Mouth, Descendants, etc.  all were launch pads for their casts to move on to successful careers as adults and continued a legacy of clean, quality television programming from Disney.&... Read More

Full Metal Jacket 4K Ultra HD Review
Full Metal Jacket   Full Metal Jacket 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/22/2020 1:35 PM EDT
Stanley Kubrick (The Shining) was born in a Manhattan hospital in the summer of 1928. While still in high school he displayed an affinity for writing, photography, and film.  By the time he was 23 he was producing and directing short films and four short years later he was directing his first Hollywood feature, The Killing.  While the mov... Read More

Irresistible Blu-ray Review
Irresistible   Irresistible Blu-ray Review
(Alyn Darnay)  9/22/2020 9:17 AM EDT
Jon Stewart, the genius behind 16 years of the best version of Comedy Central's "Daily Show" may have taken his leave from television, but he hasn't left the spotlight for a minute. Recently, after nine years of lobbying, he showed up at a congressional hearing fighting for health benefits for the First Responders of 911. Then, he showed ... Read More

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