Trailer: “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” (2021)

Trailer: “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” (2021) Lucasfilm has released a brand-new trailer for their original animated series “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” which will launch exclusively on Disney+ on May 4th. https://videopress.com/v/glbcuf8N?preloadContent=metadata The series follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in ‘The Clone Wars’) as they find their …

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Trailer: “Wrath of Man” (2021)

Trailer: “Wrath of Man” (2021) MGM has released the first trailer for Guy Ritchie’s crime thriller “Wrath of Man” with Jason Statham returning for his fourth collaboration with the British helmer. A mysterious and wild-eyed new cash truck security guard (Jason Statham) surprises his coworkers during a heist in which he unexpectedly unleashes precision skills. …

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First Trailer: James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad” (2021)

"The Suicide Squad” (2021) The first trailer has arrived for James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad” at Warner Bros. Pictures along with a bunch of character posters. https://videopress.com/v/PvCL2vRa?preloadContent=metadata The new film, a part-sequel/part-reboot and very different work to the 2016 film sees Colonel Rick Flag, Bloodsport, Peacemaker, Captain Boomerang, Ratcatcher 2, Savant, King Shark, Blackguard, Javelin …

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DVD review: “The Doorman” (2020)

“The Doorman” (2020) Action Running Time: 97 minutes Written by: Lior Chefetz, Joe Swanson and Harry Winer Directed by: Ryuhei Kitamura Featuring: Ruby Rose, Aksel Hennie, Rupert Evans, and Jean Reno Released this month on DVD is the action movie “The Doorman” (2020) that on the surface may seem like an attractive proposition but is in fact such a copy …

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Blu-ray review: “The War of the Worlds” (1953)

“The War of the Worlds” (1953) Sci-fi Running Time: 85 minutes Written by: Barré Lyndon based on The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells Directed by: Byron Haskin Featuring: Gene Barry and Ann Robinson Radio Reporter: [voiceover] “In the First World War, and for the first time in the history of man, nations combined to fight against nations using the crude weapons of …

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Blu-ray review: “Jiu Jitsu” (2020)

“Jiu Jitsu” (2020) Action  Running time: 102 minutes Written by: Dimitri Logothetis and James McGrath Directed by: Dimitri Logothetis Featuring: Alain Moussi, Frank Grillo,, JuJu Chan, Tony Jaa and Nicolas Cage Released recently on DVD and Blu-ray is yet another straight to home release, “Jiu Jitsu” (2020), featuring Nicolas Cage who seems to be an actor in search of something, …

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DVD review: “Dinner with Friends” (Friendsgiving) (2020)

“Dinner with Friends” (Friendsgiving) (2020) Drama Running time: 95 minutes Written and Directed by: Nicol Paone Featuring: Malin Åkerman, Kat Dennings, Aisha Tyler, Chelsea Peretti, Christine Taylor, Jane Seymour, Deon Cole, Wanda Sykes, Margaret Cho, Fortune Feimster, Jack Donnelly and Ryan Hansen Released recently on DVD is the movie “Dinner with Friends” (2020) which has been retitled for distribution outside of the US, its original title …

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Streaming review: “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” (2021)

"Zack Snyder's Justice League" (2021) Action Running time: 242 minutes Written by Chris Terrio Directed by Zack Snyder Featuring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ray Fisher, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Willem Dafoe, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen and J. K. Simmons Barry Allen: "This guy's probably fought hundreds of …

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DVD review: “The Dead Zone” (2002-2007)

“The Dead Zone” (2002-2007) Television/Drama Eighty Episodes Developed by: Michael Piller and Shawn Piller based on The Dead Zone by Stephen King Featuring: Anthony Michael Hall, Nicole de Boer, Chris Bruno, John L. Adams and Connor Price Johnny Smith: “I had the perfect life until I was in a coma for six years. And then I woke up, and found my fiancé, married to another man. …

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Zack Snyder’s “Justice League” (2021) Fan Fest Clip

“The Mother Box Origins” Debuting at IGN Fan Fest, a new clip from “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” has gone online that effectively re-introduces the members of the superhero team. https://videopress.com/v/kdGZXrI8?preloadContent=metadata Snyder also confirmed the black-and-white version of the film is coming to HBO Max later this year, as might a theatrical release of the film …

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Teaser: “Army of the Dead” (2021)

Teaser: “Army of the Dead” (2021) Netflix has premiered the first trailer for filmmaker Zack Snyder’s zombie heist feature “Army of the Dead”. https://videopress.com/v/ICgYMUOj?preloadContent=metadata Marking a return to the undead genre 17 years after his well-received “Dawn of the Dead” remake, the film follows a group of mercenaries who plot a heist on a Las …

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Trailer: “Mortal Kombat” (2021)

“Mortal Kombat” (2021) The first trailer for the new film adaptation of the ultra-violent “Mortal Kombat” video game franchise is here from Warner Bros. Pictures. https://videopress.com/v/d56qDyLc?preloadContent=metadata The new film follows MMA fighter Cole Young (Lewis Tan), accustomed to taking a beating for money, is unaware of his heritage – or why Outworld’s Emperor Shang Tsung …

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DVD review: “Who You Think I Am” (2019)

“Who You Think I Am” (2019) Drama Running time: 101 minutes Written by: Safy Nebbou and Julie Peyr based on Celle que vous croyez by Camille Laurens Directed by: Safy Nebbou Featuring: Juliette Binoche, Nicole Garcia, François Civil, Guillaume Gouix, Charles Berling, Jules Houplain and Jules Gauzelin Claire Millaud: “I do use social media, Dr. Bormans. For people like me …

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Trailer: “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” (2021)

Trailer: “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” (2021) “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” is arriving next month and today the full trailer has arrived. https://videopress.com/v/6zxEH4eK?preloadContent=metadata WarnerMedia teases glimpses of The Joker, Darkseid and the new look Steppenwolf in the trailer for the four-hour juggernaut which promises to flesh out the characters more and offer a version said to …

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Trailer: “F9” (2021)

Trailer: "F9" (2021) Universal Pictures has released a new trailer for "F9" (2021). https://videopress.com/v/yd0JIDa9?preloadContent=metadata The film will feature the return of Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto, Michelle Rodriguez as Letty Ortiz, Jordana Brewster as Mia Toretto, Tyrese Gibson as Roman Pierce, Ludacris as Tej Parker, Enrique Guzman as Simon Toretto, Nathalie Emmanuel as Ramsey, Helen …

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Trailer: Marvel’s “Falcon and the Winter Soldier”

“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” The full promo for the new Marvel Studios series “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” coming to the Disney+ service from March 19th. https://videopress.com/v/jW79IRHg?preloadContent=metadata Picking up after the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” a now elderly Steve Rogers has passed his shield over to Sam Wilson/Falcon. The project is said …

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DVD review: “The Ruth Rendell Mysteries – A Collection” (1987-2000)

“The Ruth Rendell Mysteries – A Collection” (1987-2000) Television/Drama Seventeen Adaptations Created by: Ruth Rendell Featuring: George Baker, Louie Ramsay, Christopher Ravenscroft, Ken Kitson, Diane Keen and John Burgess Ruth Rendell: “I don’t get sick of him [Chief Inspector Wexford] because he’s me. He’s very much me. He doesn’t look like me, of course, but the way he thinks and his principles and his …

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DVD review: “Mork & Mindy” (1978-1982)

“Mork & Mindy” (1978-1982) Television/Comedy Ninety-five Episodes Created by: Garry Marshall, Dale McRaven and Joe Glauberg Featuring: Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, Elizabeth Kerr, Conrad Janis, Tom Poston, Jay Thomas, Gina Hecht, Jim Staahl, Crissy Wilzak and Jonathan Winters Mork: “Nanu-Nanu!” Mork: “Shazbot!” Released on DVD recently is the entire series “Mork & Mindy” (1978-1982) which is notable for featuring superstar Robin Williams in the lead role, …

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Blu-ray review: “Dead Again” (1991)

“Dead Again” (1991) Drama/Thriller Running time: 107 minutes Written by: Scott Frank Directed by: Kenneth Branagh Featuring: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Andy García, Derek Jacobi, Wayne Knight and Robin Williams Cozy Carlisle: “Someone is either a smoker or a nonsmoker. There's no in-between. The trick is to find out which one you are, and be that. If you're a nonsmoker, you'll know.” …

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Blu-ray review: “At Close Range” (1986)

“At Close Range” (1986) Drama/Thriller Running time: 111 minutes Written by: Nicholas Kazan Directed by: James Foley Featuring: Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris Penn, David Strathairn, Crispin Glover, Kiefer Sutherland and Eileen Ryan Brad Whitewood Sr.: “Most people who drive through here see farms. Houses, and fields, and shit. I see money, I see things, everything got my name writ' on it!” Released …

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