For every general genre in storytelling, there’s a subgenre within it that enables a storyteller to narrow their focus, thereby utilizing specific tools to explore their themes. It’s the difference between a chiller or thriller in horror, slapstick or screwball… Read More ›
Documentary “Odd Hours, No Pay, Cool Hat” shares the aspirational tales of several firefighting volunteers.
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’… Read More ›
We may not know why “The Flash” breaks its own rules, but the home release includes enough bonus features to know how they pulled it all off.
Despite being in development for years, the Warner Bros. Pictures release The Flash landed with more of a thud than most would have guessed. It centers a beloved DC Comics character in their first solo live action outing, utilizes a… Read More ›
With the tragic death of Bruce Lee, there was a massive hole left in the martial arts cinema community that led to a genre of exploitation films centered on capturing the essence of Lee through imitation via actors Bruce Li… Read More ›
The stories of Wes Anderson’s films can be best compared to Russian nesting dolls. Throughout their running time, the layers and deeper meanings begin to present themselves. Films like Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), The Grand Budapest Hotel… Read More ›
“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off So says Ferris Bueller, a righteous dude adored by all — the sportos, the… Read More ›
Joining the Radiance Films collection is director Benny Chan’s first solo directorial debut “A Moment of Romance,” in a 4K HD restoration.
August 23rd, 2020, writer/actor/producer/director Benny Chan passed away from nasopharyngeal cancer, first diagnosed in 2019 while shooting the film Raging Fire with Donnie Yen and Nicholas Tse. Raging Fire did eventually get released in 2021, both in China and internationally,… Read More ›
Takahide Hori’s unique film experience “Junk Head” is now available for home viewing via Synergetic Distribution.
Remember in school during group projects when you would be randomly assigned with the worst possible people possible, and then, unsurprisingly, you end up doing all of the work? And the ensuing urge to tell the teacher as many times… Read More ›
Fresh off its theatrical road show, satirical thriller “Wrong Reasons” is coming available via MVD Visual.
After making multiple documentaries centered on Kevin Smith’s creative process making films like Jay & Silent Bob Reboot (2019) and Clerks III (2022), writer/director Josh Roush unleashes his own intellectual progeny, Wrong Reasons. Conceived prior to the initial COVID-19 lockdown… Read More ›
Bring “The Machine” home and experience comedian Burt Kreischer’s famous mob store in all its fictional glory.
Dole Office Clerk: Occupation? Comicus: Stand-up philosopher. Dole Office Clerk: What? Comicus: Stand-up philosopher. I coalesce the vapors of human experience into a viable and meaningful comprehension. Dole Office Clerk: Oh, a *bullshit* artist! – History of the World: Part… Read More ›
Powerful sex-positive dramatic thriller “Broken Mirrors” gets the 4K HD restoration enhancement via Cult Epics.
Writer/director Marleen Gorris won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 1995 for her project Antonia’s Line. Prior to earning the accolade for her LGBTQA+ feminist fairy tale, the Dutch filmmaker opened her feature film career with feminist thriller… Read More ›
Roman Holiday (1953) debuts on 4K UHD Blu-ray from Paramount Pictures on August 15th, 2023, 13 days ahead of the film’s 70th anniversary. In a related note, this author’s lungs are full of fresh air. This 4K release is, at… Read More ›
If, in the year 2022, you didn’t see Ali Abbasi’s Holy Spider, then you simply missed one of the best movies to come out of that year. However, it is with fair warning that this movie is an incredibly tough… Read More ›
Releasing alongside our previously reviewed Rio Bravo (1959), the WB100, 4K UHD edition of Elia Kazan’s East of Eden (1955) hit the streets on August 1st, 2023, and like Rio Bravo and many of the WB100 editions, it’s a perfect… Read More ›
There is something genuinely interesting about a home release of a movie that one has never watched, much less heard about, that sucks you in by the name of the movie and the stars in the project. That is what… Read More ›
When The Fast and the Furious first premiered in 2001, I don’t think anyone would have expected to still be writing about it in 2023. Not only that, but to also see it as one of the largest soap operas… Read More ›
Wei Tung, also known as Stephen Tung, has worked alongside Sammo Hung (The Incredible Kung Fu Master), Jackie Chan (Twin Dragons), Chow Yun-fat (Hard Boiled), Vincent Zhao (Once Upon a Time in China V) as an actor, but also directed… Read More ›
Howard Hawks’s Rio Bravo (1959) is now available on 4K UHD Blu-ray as part of Warner Brothers-Discovery’s WB 100: Celebrating Every Story for $24.99. It should be less. Starring John Wayne (The Searchers, El Dorado), Dean Martin (Ocean’s 11, Something’s… Read More ›
It’s time to say see you later, not goodbye, to the MCU Guardians of the Galaxy with “Vol. 3” on home video.
“Ain’t no thing like me, except me.” Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper) in Guardians of the Galaxy When Marvel Studios first started, rather than jumping to the characters of Fantastic Four or even Captain America, they began with Tony Stark,… Read More ›
The Criterion Collection welcomes a seventh Martin Scorsese production with a 4K UHD edition of “After Hours.”
Martin Scorsese is one of the more prolific filmmakers in modern cinema. He’s a writer (Goodfellas (1990); The Age of Innocence (1993)), actor (Cannonball (1976); Shark Tale (2004)), producer (Clockers (1995); Uncut Gems (2019)), a supporter of world cinema and… Read More ›