• Bullsh*t: The Game Show

    STREAMING REVIEW: Netflix; Game Show; Not rated. Hosted by Howie Mandel. You know how quiz shows typically require contestants to actually know something in order to win? Well, Netflix must have seen enough of that bullshit, and now presents the perfect game show for anyone who has no idea what they’re talking about but acts … Continue reading “Bullsh*t: The Game Show”

  • Our Father

    STREAMING REVIEW:  Netflix; Documentary; Not rated. Our Father is a real-life horror thriller, exploring the disturbing results of power in the wrong hands. The story starts with Jacoba Ballard, an only child conceived via donor sperm. An at-home DNA test led her to the discovery of not one, but seven half-siblings — a number that … Continue reading “Our Father”

  • Uncharted

    4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY REVIEW: Sony Pictures; Adventure; Box Office $146.64 million; $30.99 DVD, $38.99 Blu-ray, $45.99 UHD BD; Rated ‘PG-13’ for violence/action and language. Stars Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Sophia Ali, Tati Gabrielle, Antonio Banderas. While not a perfect adaptation of the popular video game franchise of the same name, Uncharted delivers an entertaining … Continue reading “Uncharted”

  • Candy

    STREAMING REVIEW:  Hulu; Drama; Not rated. Stars Jessica Biel, Pablo Schreiber, Melanie Lynskey, Raúl Esparza, Timothy Simons. This true crime drama follows the story of Candy Montgomery, a 1980 Texas housewife and mother with a good husband, two kids and a nice house who also seems to be a cold-hearted ax murderer. Portraying incidents before, … Continue reading “Candy”

  • Turning Red

    4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY REVIEW: Disney; Animated; $29.99 DVD, $35.99 Blu-ray, $43.99 UHD BD; Rated ‘PG’ for thematic material, suggestive content and language. Voices of Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh, Ava Morse, Hyein Park, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Orion Lee, Wai Ching Ho, Tristan Allerick Chen. Pixar’s Turning Red uses a heavy anime influence to tell a classic … Continue reading “Turning Red”

  • Green Eggs and Ham: The Second Serving

    STREAMING REVIEW: Netflix; Family; Not rated. Voices of Michael Douglas, Adam Devine, Patricia Clarkson, Ilana Glazer, Keegan-Michael Key, Jillian Bell, Diane Keaton, Darren Criss, Hector Elizondo, Rita Moreno. The world of Dr. Seuss has had quite a fascinating history regarding its adaptations. After various television specials and a few feature films, Netflix and Warner Bros. … Continue reading “Green Eggs and Ham: The Second Serving”

  • Breakout

    BLU-RAY DISC REVIEW: Kino Lorber; Action; $29.95 Blu-ray; Rated ‘PG-13.’ Stars Charles Bronson, Robert Duvall, Jill Ireland, Randy Quaid, John Huston, Sheree North, Emilio Fernán. A year after Death Wish made him the king of the vigilantes, Charles Bronson stars as Nick Colton, a private bush pilot hired by a woman (Jill Ireland) to free … Continue reading “Breakout”

  • Slow Horses

    STREAMING REVIEW:  Apple TV+; Thriller; Not rated. Stars Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Jack Lowden. This darkly funny spy thriller series is based on the 2010 novel of the same name and gives Academy Award-lauded star Gary Oldman another shot at playing a grumpy old mentor following his Oscar-nominated turn in Mank and his Oscar-winning … Continue reading “Slow Horses”

  • Moonfall

    4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY REVIEW: Street 4/26/22; Lionsgate; Sci-Fi; Box Office $19.06 million; $29.96 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray, $42.99 UHD BD; Rated ‘PG-13’ for violence, disaster action, strong language, and some drug use. Stars Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, Charlie Plummer, Kelly Yu, Michael Peña, Carolina Bartczak. Roland Emmerich has made a career of turning … Continue reading “Moonfall”

  • In the Heat of the Night

    4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY REVIEW: Street 4/19/22; Kino Lorber; Mystery Drama; $30.99 DVD, $38.99, Blu-ray, $45.99 UH BD; Rated ‘PG-13.’ Stars Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, James Patterson, William Schallert, Beah Richards. What’s that they say about one man’s meat? With most of the big studios focused on their corporate … Continue reading “In the Heat of the Night”