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

“American Made” (2017) Comedy/Action/Drama Running Time: minutes Written by: Gary Spinelli Directed by:  Doug Liman Featuring: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jayma Mays, Jesse Plemons, Lola Kirke, Alejandro Edda Barry Seal: [voice over] “My name is Barry Seal. Some of this really happened. It really did.” Whenever I talk about a movie featuring Tom Cruise I …

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DVD & Blu-ray reviews: “The Hitman’ s Bodyguard” (2017)

“The Hitman’ s Bodyguard” (2017) Comedy/Action Running Time: 118 minutes Written by: Tom O'Connor Directed by: Patrick Hughes Featuring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman and Salma Hayek Michael Bryce: “I’m a triple A rated executive protection agent and you’re the most wanted hitman in the world. My job is to keep you out of harm’s way.” [Kincaid starts laughing, …

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DVD & Blu-ray: “Logan Lucky” (2017)

“Logan Lucky” (2017) Action/Comedy Running Time: 119 minutes Written by: Rebecca Blunt Directed by: Steven Soderbergh Featuring:  Adam Driver, Channing Tatum, Riley Keough, Daniel Craig, Seth MacFarlane, Katie Holmes, Hilary Swank, Katherine Waterston and Sebastian Stan Joe Bang: “I am in-car-ce-ra-ted.” Jimmy Logan: “Yeah, we got a plan to get you out.” Joe Bang: “You Logan’s must be as simple minded as people say.” Jimmy and Clyde: “Do …

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Streaming 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: “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” (2017)

“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets ” (2017) Science Fiction/Fantasy Running Time: 137 minutes Written & Directed by: Luc Besson Featuring: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, Herbie Hancock, Kris Wu, and Rutger Hauer Doghan-Dagui: “We know how humans work. They are all so predictable.”  Sergeant Laureline: “Clearly, you have never met a woman.” There are very few …

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DVD review: “A Ghost Story”(2017)

"A Ghost Story" (2017) Drama Written and Directed by: David Lowery Featuring: Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara Houseguest: “We build our legacy piece by piece and maybe the whole world will remember you or maybe just a couple of people, but you do what you can to make sure you're still around after you're gone.” It can …

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DVD review: “LA 92” (2017)

“LA 92” (2017) Documentary Running Time: 114 minutes Directed by: Daniel Lindsay and T. J. Martin Featuring: George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Pete Wilson, Daryl Gates, Joyce Karlin, Rodney King, Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell Congresswoman Maxine Waters: "This is what you get with video of a killing." This is actually the first of at least two high profile documentaries about the LA …

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