• Venom: Let There Be Carnage

    4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY REVIEW: Street Date 12/14/21; Sony Pictures; Action; Box Office $212.5 million; $30.99 DVD, $38.99, Blu-ray, $45.99 UH BD; Rated ‘PG-13’ for intense sequences of violence and action, some strong language, disturbing material and suggestive references. Stars Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, Reid Scott, Stephen Graham, Peggy Lu. The … Continue reading “Venom: Let There Be Carnage”

  • Creepshow: Season 2

    BLU-RAY REVIEW: RLJ/Shudder; Horror; $34.98 DVD, $34.98 Blu-ray; Not rated. Stars Kevin Dillon, Ted Raimi, Ali Larter, C. Thomas Howell, Iman Benson, Josh McDermitt, Ashley Laurence, Keith David, Ryan Kwanten, Breckin Meyer, Molly Ringwald, Eric Edelstein, Barbara Crampton, Denise Crosby, Justin Long, D’Arcy Carden, Kiefer Sutherland, Joey King, Anna Camp, Adam Pally.  The Shudder original … Continue reading “Creepshow: Season 2”

  • No Time to Die

    4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY REVIEW: Street Date 12/21/21; Universal/MGM; Action; Box Office $158.62 million; $34.98 DVD, $39.98 Blu-ray, $49.98 UHD BD; Rated ‘PG-13’ for sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images, brief strong language and some suggestive material. Stars Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Christoph … Continue reading “No Time to Die”

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY REVIEW: Disney/Marvel; Action; Box Office $224.54 million; $29.99 DVD, $35.99 Blu-ray, $43.99 UHD BD; Rated ‘PG-13’ for sequences o violence and action, and language. Stars Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Leung, Meng’er Zhang, Fala Chen, Michelle Yeoh, Florian Munteanu, Andy Le, Ben Kingsley, Benedict Wong. The Marvel Cinematic Universe meets Crouching Tiger, … Continue reading “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”

  • Clerk.

    DIGITAL REVIEW: 1091 Pictures; Documentary; Not rated. Features Kevin Smith, Scott Mosier, Jason Mewes, Stan Lee, Justin Long, Penn Jillette. Kevin Smith’s love of movies led him to make the 1994 indie comedy Clerks. Little did he know how much his self-funded labor of love would not only propel him down a path toward becoming … Continue reading “Clerk.”

  • The Mustangs: America’s Wild Horses

    DIGITAL REVIEW: Street Date 11/23/21; Virgil; Documentary; Not rated. Beautifully shot in America’s sparsely inhabited landscapes, The Mustangs: America’s Wild Horses chronicles the history and current state of wild horses in the United States. Executive produced by Robert Redford, Patti Scialfa Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen, the feature takes audiences to places few people have seen, where … Continue reading “The Mustangs: America’s Wild Horses”

  • Red Notice

    STREAMING REVIEW: Netflix; Action; Rated ‘PG-13’ for violence and action, some sexual references, and strong language. Stars Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Ritu Arya, Chris Diamantopoulos. Netflix’s Red Notice is a glitzy heist movie that mixes action and comedy well enough, but mostly coasts on the charisma of its stars. Ryan Reynolds plays Booth, … Continue reading “Red Notice”

  • Muhammad Ali: A Film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon

    BLU-RAY REVIEW: PBS Distribution; Documentary; $69.99 DVD, $79.99 Blu-ray; Not rated. Narrated by Keith David. Boxing history meets the civil rights movement in PBS documentarian Ken Burns and his team’s latest sojourn into the historical record, an examination of the life of legendary boxing champion Muhammad Ali. Presented as four two-hour episodes, Muhammad Ali is … Continue reading “Muhammad Ali: A Film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon”

  • Jungle Cruise

    BLU-RAY REVIEW: Street Date 11/16/21; Disney; Adventure; Box Office $116.97 million; $29.99 DVD, $35.99 Blu-ray, $43.99 UHD BD; Rated ‘PG-13’ for sequences of adventure violence. Stars Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jack Whitehall, Jesse Plemons, Paul Giamatti, Edgar Ramírez, Veronica Falcón. In the spirit of a classic ride known for its jokes, here’s another one: Have … Continue reading “Jungle Cruise”

  • Pig

    BLU-RAY REVIEW: Decal; Drama; Box Office $3.19 million; $17.99 DVD, $19.99 Blu-ray; Rated ‘R’ for language and some violence. Stars Nicolas Cage, Alex Wolff, Adam Arkin. A smoldering Nicolas Cage performance highlights this mesmerizing tale of a man’s quest to recover his beloved pet pig, which he uses to make a living digging up and … Continue reading “Pig”