Martin Scorsese is one of the best directors working in the industry today. In his cavalcade of mature and grown-up films, there are not many for kids. His 2011 film Hugo was a unique piece of his overall filmography. The… Read More ›
Looking back on history, it’s easy to backseat quarterback the successes and failures. To identify the intersections that seemed destined for greatness or for failure. In regard to cinema, we hear about a cast and crew that all felt something… Read More ›
DreamWorks Animation has a stable of productions that range from the wildly entertaining (The Bad Guys) to the grossly moving (Shrek series) to the emotionally thrilling (How to Train Your Dragon series). Each one of them was a showcase in… Read More ›
Original in concept and philosophy, Gareth Edwards “The Creator” is a gorgeously shot, powerfully acted, and thoughtful protest film. [Fantastic Fest]
… Compromise is made out of peace But history’s made out of violence … – From “Sing Along” by Sturgill Simpson. Though he made his big splash for most audiences with 2014’s Godzilla, writer/director Gareth Edwards has been releasing films… Read More ›
It is not uncommon for a film to be based on material from a different medium. For one, it allows the filmmakers a sense of whether there’s a desire for the film before they even start pre-production. For two, audiences… Read More ›
Find ‘The Glow’ via this brand-new 4K UHD restoration of “Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon,” available from Sony Pictures now.
It’s 1985, Bruce Lee’s Fist of Fury had debuted 13 years prior and 1978’s Game of Death, Lee’s last film, debuted only seven years prior. In that time, however, thanks to repository screenings at New York theaters, martial arts cinema… Read More ›
Wuershan’s “Creation of the Gods I: Kingdom of Storms” is a relentless and epic kick-off appropriate for a legendary tale.
In just about every culture on Earth there is a story involving the creation of existence. There are stories of emergence, of coming out of nothingness, of being born from chaos, and more. In each culture, these stories serve as… Read More ›
“There’s a shortage of perfect movies in this world. It would be a pity to damage this one.” Actor Cary Elwes on Twitter in response to the news of a potential remake of The Princess Bride (1987). There are few… Read More ›
“Don’t watch the mouth; watch the hands.” – Peter B. Parker (voiced by Jake Johnson) in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse In 2018, a brand-new Spider-Man story hit theaters and audiences would not be the same. That’s an enormous statement and,… Read More ›
Whether we’re willing to admit it or not, the majority of us in the United States are immigrants. Unless we can track our lineage to the Indigenous peoples of the land, we come from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Scotland, China,… Read More ›
The Kevin Conroy-led “Batman: Mask of the Phantasm” receives a first-time 4K UHD remaster that fans shouldn’t miss.
Inevitably, whenever a new Batman-related project is announced, conversation swirls as to which of the prior actors to portray DC’s Dark Knight, a.k.a. The World’s Greatest Detective, is the best. Due to biases known and unknown, this so often turns… Read More ›
Explore under the sea and out of the water in the home release edition of Rob Marshall’s live-action adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.”
Over the last several years, Walt Disney Studios has made a point to adapt one of their well-regarded animated films into live action. Appreciation for each one ultimately comes down to two things: what relationship the audience has to the… Read More ›
Huang Jianming’s animated fantasy adventure “Goodbye Monster” brings home an opportunity for families to have hard conversations.
In August 2022, director Huang Jianming (Bobby the Hedgehog) took audiences on an adventure on the island of Kunlun wherein a banished doctor tried to make things right. It’s a colorful tale featuring a collection of characters that seem inspired… 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 ›
Beginning August 1st, 2023, James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is available to own on both digital and physical formats. If you haven’t yet snagged a copy for yourself, perhaps EoM can help! As has become my habit,… Read More ›
Originally released as The Assassin, writer/director Kwak Jeong-deok sees their Korean action/adventure project released in the states under the name Night of the Assassin, first put on digital (streamer Hi-YAH!) and then coming available on physical formats in August. Thanks to U.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 ›
If the option comes to accept “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One,” do it without hesitation.
When Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol dropped in 2011, I hadn’t seen any of the other films in the series, but the trailer’s promises of acrophobic suspense shot in full 70mm IMAX pulled me in. I was so enthralled by… Read More ›
Today, July 7th, the final chapter of writer/director James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy trilogy releases on digital. In a weird twist of fate, I just-so-happened to have recently picked up the Disney Movie Club edition of prior MCU release Ant-Man and… Read More ›