DVD & Streaming review: “A Dark Song” (2016)

“A Dark Song” (2016) Horror/Fantasy/Drama Running Time: 99 minutes Written & Directed by: Liam Gavin Featuring: Steve Oram and Catherine Walker Joseph Solomon: "You've been looking shit up on the Internet. No, this is Gnosticism."  Sophia Howard: "I was told it was based on the Kabbalah."  Joseph Solomon: "It's there as grammar. A structure. The Kabbalah is an exploration of god. …

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DVD & Blu-ray review: “Bad Moms 2″(2017)

"Bad Moms 2" (2017) Comedy Running Time: 104 minutes Written & directed by:  Jon Lucas and Scott Moore Featuring:  Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn,  Christine Baranski, Cheryl Hines and Susan Sarandon, Jay Hernandez , Justin Hartley and Peter Gallagher Kiki: “I spend months picking out the perfect present for everyone. You know the only thing I get in return? Coupons, free back …

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DVD & Blu-ray review: “The Snowman” (2017)

“The Snowman” (2017) Thriller Running Time: 119 minutes Written by: Hossein Amini, Peter Straughan & Søren Sveistrup Directed by: Tomas Alfredson Featuring: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Val Kilmer, J. K. Simmons Katrine Bratt: "I think it's the falling snow that sets the killer off." This film should have been a slam-dunk from the outset, an …

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DVD review: “Brigsby Bear” (2017)

“Brigsby Bear” (2017) Comedy/Drama Running Time: 97 minutes Written by: Kyle Mooney & Kevin Costello Directed by: Dave McCary Featuring: Kyle Mooney, Mark Hamill, Greg Kinnear, Matt Walsh, Michaela Watkins, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. and Ryan Simpkins It can sometimes be refreshing to watch a comedy that has a real heart but does not compromise on its set up, it characters or its eventual …

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DVD & Blu-ray review: “Geostorm” (2017)

“Geostorm” (2017) Sci-Fi/Action Running Time: 109 minutes Written by: Dean Devlin & Paul Guyot Directed by: Dean Devlin Featuring:  Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Maria Lara, Richard Schiff, Robert Sheehan, Daniel Wu, Eugenio Derbez, Ed Harris, and Andy García Cheng: “There’s potential for catastrophic weather events on a global scale. A geostorm.” There is no doubt in my mind that this has to …

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DVD & Blu-ray review: “mother!” (2017)

“mother!” (2017) Drama/Thriller/Horror Running Time: 121 minutes Written and Directed by: Darren Aronofsky Featuring:  Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer Woman: “You give, and you give, and you give. It's just never enough.” It has been far too long since Darren Aronofsky has graced us with a film, the last being the Russell Crowe starrer “Noah” (2014) …

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DVD Review: “Maudie” (2016)

“Maudie” (2017) Drama Running Time: 116 minutes Written by: Sherry White Directed by: Aisling Walsh Featuring: Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke Mr. Davis (Shopkeeper): “I don't know why people pay money for these, my 5-year-old could do better.” Everett Lewis: “Maybe. Maybe he could, but he didn't - Maud did.” Films about real people can be routine …

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