• The Suicide Squad

    BLU-RAY REVIEW: Street Date 10/26/21; Warner; Action; Box Office $55.8 million; $34.98 DVD, $39.98 Blu-ray, $49.98 UHD BD; Rated ‘R’ for strong violence and gore, language throughout, some sexual references, drug use and brief graphic nudity. Stars Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, John Cena, Daniela Melchior, David Dastmalchian, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Alice Braga, Peter Capaldi, … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad”

  • Smallville: The Complete Series — 20th Anniversary Edition

    BLU-RAY REVIEW: Street Date 10/19/21: Warner; Sci-Fi Action; $154.99 DVD (62 discs), $179.99 Blu-ray (42 discs — 40 BD + 2 DVD); Not rated. Stars Tom Welling, Allison Mack, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, John Glover, Erica Durance, Annette O’Toole, John Schneider, Justin Hartley, Sam Jones, Cassidy Freeman, Aaron Ashmore, Eric Johnson, Laura Vandervoort, Callum Blue, … Continue reading “Smallville: The Complete Series — 20th Anniversary Edition”

  • What If…?

    STREAMING REVIEW: Disney+; Animated; Not rated. Voices of Jeffrey Wright, Benedict Cumberbatch, Hayley Atwell, Lake Bell, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Chris Hemsworth, Kurt Russell, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson. This Disney+ animated series explores what could have happened to the Marvel Cinematic Universe had certain moments gone differently. The nine episodes are narrated by … Continue reading “What If…?”

  • Free Guy

    4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY REVIEW: Street Date 10/12/21; Disney/20th Century; Comedy; Box Office $119.68 million; $29.99 DVD, $35.99 Blu-ray, $43.99 UHD BD; Rated ‘PG-13’ for strong fantasy violence throughout, language and crude/suggestive references. Stars Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Taika Waititi, Lil Rel Howery, Joe Keery, Utkarsh Ambudkar. The initial marketing campaigns for Free Guy suggested … Continue reading “Free Guy”

  • Space Jam: A New Legacy

    4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY REVIEW: Warner; Comedy; Box Office $70.51 million; $34.98 DVD, $39.98 Blu-ray, $49.98 UHD BD; Rated ‘PG’ for some cartoon violence and some language. Stars LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Cedric Joe, Khris Davis, Sonequa Martin-Green, Ceyair J Wright, Harper Leigh Alexander, Sue Bird, Anthony Davis, Draymond Green, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson, Nneka … Continue reading “Space Jam: A New Legacy”

  • The Forever Purge

    BLU-RAY REVIEW: Universal; Horror; Box Office $44.54 million; $29.98 DVD, $34.98 Blu-ray, $44.98 UHD BD; Rated ‘R’ for strong/bloody violence, and language throughout. Stars Ana de la Reguera, Tenoch Huerta, Cassidy Freeman, Leven Rambin, Josh Lucas, Will Patton. The fifth entry in the “Purge” franchise, The Forever Purge is the kind of horror movie that … Continue reading “The Forever Purge”

  • Lady of the Manor

    BLU-RAY REVIEW: Lionsgate; Comedy; $19.98 DVD, $21.99 Blu-ray; Rated ‘R’ for language throughout, sexual material and drug use. Stars Melanie Lynskey, Judy Greer, Justin Long, Luis Guzmán, Ryan Phillippe. The casually raunchy Lady of the Manor generates a moderate amount of laughs by turning a ghost story into a mismatched buddy comedy. Melanie Lynskey stars … Continue reading “Lady of the Manor”

  • F9: The Fast Saga

    Universal; Action; Box Office $173.01 million; $34.98 DVD, $39.98 Blu-ray, $49.98 UHD BD; Rated ‘PG-13’ for sequences of violence and action, and language. Stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, John Cena, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, Michael Rooker, Helen Mirren, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron. By continuing the trend of its … Continue reading “F9: The Fast Saga”

  • Cruella

    4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY REVIEW: Disney; Comedy; Box Office $86.1 million; $29.99 DVD, $35.99 Blu-ray, $43.99 UHD BD; Rated ‘PG-13’ for some violence and thematic elements. Stars Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry, Paul Water Hauser, Emily Beecham, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Mark Strong, John McCrea, Kayvan Novak. The visually spectacular Cruella offers a fun, comedic take … Continue reading “Cruella”

  • Slaxx

    DVD REVIEW:  RLJ/Shudder; Horror; $27.97 DVD; Not rated. Stars Romane Denis, Brett Donahue, Sehar Bhojani, Stephen Bogaert, Kenny Wong, Tianna Nori, Hanneke Talbot, Erica Anderson. The desire to find the perfect pair of jeans turns deadly in Slaxx, an inventive Canadian horror film with a fun premise tapered by sharp anti-consumerist overtones. The film focuses … Continue reading “Slaxx”