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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Stuber” (2019)

“Stuber” (2019) Comedy Running time:93 minutes Written by: Tripper Clancy  Directed by: Michael Dowse Featuring:  Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Iko Uwais, Natalie Morales, Betty Gilpin, Jimmy Tatro, Mira Sorvino and Karen Gillan Stu: [jokingly] “Hey, lemme guess, you want me to drive you to all the Sarah Connors in the city?” Released recently on Blu-ray/DVD is a comedy (of sorts) featuring rising star Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista in the […]

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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 payoff. So many times movies […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Anna” (2019)

“Anna” (2019) Thriller/Action Running time:118 minutes Written and Directed by: Luc Besson Featuring: Sasha Luss , Luke Evans, Cillian Murphy, Helen Mirren, and Alexander Petrov Anna: “I work for the KGB, baby.” Recently released on Blu-ray/DVD is the latest action movie from French writer/director Luc Besson in the form of “Anna” (2019), it has to be said something of a let down after the heavily stylised and […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Charlies Angels” (2019)

“Charlies Angels” (2019) Action Running time: 119 minutes Written and Directed by: Elizabeth Banks Featuring: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska , Djimon Hounsou, Sam Claflin, Noah Centineo, Nat Faxon and Patrick Stewart Jane Kano: “I need you to exhibit some attention-seeking behavior.” Sabina Wilson: “I have so many ideas.” Released this week is the reboot/sequel, frankly I don’t know what, adaptation of the 1970s television series “Charlies Angels” (2019) that ups […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Ford v Ferrari” (2019)

“Ford v Ferrari” (2019) Drama Running time: 152 minutes Written by: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth and Jason Keller Directed by: James Mangold Featuring: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe, Tracy Letts, Josh Lucas, Noah Jupe, Remo Girone and Ray McKinnon Carroll Shelby: “We’re lighter, we’re faster, and if that don’t work, we’re nastier.” Released this week is what I consider to be one of the films of the year as well as […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Timeless – Season Two” (2018)

“Timeless – Season Two” (2018) Television/Sci-Fi 16 Episodes Created by: Shawn Ryan and Eric Kripke Featuring:  Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Malcolm Barrett, Sakina Jaffrey, Paterson Joseph, Claudia Doumit and Goran Višnjić Carol Preston: “Oh, it’s incredible. We’re here together, like I’d always hoped. Are you ready?” Lucy Preston: “Let’s go change history.” Released this week on both blu-ray and DVD is the relatively short lived science fantasy […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Judy”(2019)

“Judy” (2019) Drama Running time: 118 minutes Written by: Tom Edge based on End of the Rainbow by Peter Quilter Directed by: Rupert Goold Featuring: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell and Michael Gambon Dr. Hargreaves: “Do you take anything for depression?” Judy Garland: “Four husbands. Didn’t work.” Released recently on blu-ray/DVD is the look at least part of the life of Judy Garland, in the movie “Judy” (2019) […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Blinded by the light” (2019)

“Blinded by the light” (2019) Drama/Comedy/Musical Running time: 117 minutes Written by: Paul Mayeda Berges, Gurinder Chadha and Sarfraz Manzoor based on Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock N’ Rollby Sarfraz Manzoor Directed by: Gurinder Chadha Featuring: Viveik Kalra, Hayley Atwell, Rob Brydon, Kulvinder Ghir and Nell Williams “Madman drummers bummersIndians in the summerWith a teenage diplomatIn the dumps with the mumpsAs the adolescent pumpsHis way into his […]

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4K Blu-ray/DVD review: “Terminator: Dark Fate” (2019)

“Terminator: Dark Fate” (2019) Science-Fiction/Action Running time: 128 minutes Written by: David Goyer, Justin Rhodes and Billy Ray Directed by: Tim Miller Featuring: Arnold Schwarzenegger , Linda Hamilton,  Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes and Gabriel Luna Grace: “Why do you care what happens to her?” Sarah Connor: “Because I was her. And it sucks.” Critical Commentary Released today on 4K blu-ray/DVD is the latest in a long line of movies from the […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Apollo 11” (2019)

“Apollo 11” (2019) Documentary Running time: 93 minutes Directed by: Todd Douglas Miller Featuring: Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins Neil Armstrong: “One small step for a man… one giant leap for mankind.” Released on Blu-ray/DVD is the documentary that hit all the right buttons last year in the recently found footage that made “Apollo 11” (2019)  a must see for many, harkening back […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “SeaQuest DSV” (1993-1996)

“SeaQuest DSV” (1993-1996) Television/Science Fiction 57 Episodes Created by: Rockne S. O’Bannon Featuring: Roy Scheider, Jonathan Brandis, Stephanie Beacham, Don Franklin and Michael Ironside Capt. Nathan Bridger: “Beneath the surface lies the future.” Recently re-released on blu-ray is the mid-nineties sci-fi series “SeaQuest DSV” (1993-1996) that was heavily indfluened by two shows from the 1960s, those being “Star Trek: The Original Series” (1966-1969) and most obviously “Voyage […]

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4K Blu-ray/DVD review: “Joker” (2019)

“Joker” (2019) Drama Running Time: 122 minutes Written by: Todd Phillips and Scott Silver Directed by: Todd Phillips Featuring: Joaquin Phoenix,  Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Bill Camp, Shea Whigham and Marc Maron  Arthur Fleck: “I used to think that my life was a tragedy, but now I realize, it’s a comedy.” Critical Review Released recently on 4K Blu-ray/DVD was the global phenomenon […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Good Omens” (2019)

“Good Omens” (2019) Fantasy/TV Miniseries Six Episodes Written by: Neil Gaiman based on Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman Directed by: Chris Renaud Featuring: David Tennant, Michael Sheen, Adria Arjona, Miranda Richardson, Michael McKean, Jack Whitehall, Jon Hamm and Frances McDormand  “You’re the best friendThat I ever hadI’ve been with you such a long timeYou’re my sunshineAnd I want you to knowThat my feelings are trueI really love youYou’re my best friend” – Queen Released recently […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” (2020)

“Dora and the Lost City of Gold” (2020) Adventure Running time: 102 minutes Written by: Nicholas Stoller & Matthew Robinson Directed by: James Bobin Featuring: Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez, Michael Peña, Eva Longoria, Jeff Wahlberg, Nicholas Coombe, Madeleine Madden, Danny Trejo and Benicio del Toro Sammy: “There’s nothing more dangerous than a wounded animal.” Dora: “There are a lot of things more dangerous than a wounded animal. A healthy animal, […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “The Expanse – Season Three” (2015-present)

“The Expanse – Season Three” (2015-present) TV Series/Sci-Fi 46 Episodes Developed by: Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby based on ‘The Expanse’ by James S. A. Corey Featuring: Thomas Jane, Steven Strait, Cas Anvar, Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham, Paulo Costanzo, Florence Faivre, Shawn Doyle, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Frankie Adams and Cara Gee Title Card: “In the 23rd century, humans have colonized the Solar System. The U.N. controls Earth. Mars is an independent military power. The inner planets depend on the […]

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4K Blu-ray/DVD review: “Ad Astra” (2019)

“Ad Astra” (2019) Sci-Fi/Drama Running time: 103 minutes Written by: James Gray and Ethan Gross Directed by: James Gray Featuring:  Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler and Donald Sutherland Roy McBride: “I do what I do because of my dad. He was a hero. He gave his life for the pursuit of knowledge. Because up there is where our story is going to be […]