Whiplash, La La Land, First Man — each one directed by Damien Chazelle, two of three written by him, and each one (love or hate them) makes a declarative statement regarding its subject. It shouldn’t surprise that the Oscar winner… Read More ›
If you dig the vibe of David Leitch’s action-comedy “Bullet Train,” snag a ticket to go on unlimited home viewing rides now.
Realism is overrated. We experience it every day: the fear, the frustration, the constantly moving goal posts. Sometimes, it’s really nice to experience something so off the rails, so unrealistic, that all you can do is hold on and go… Read More ›
Revisit the wild landscape of “Cool World” in a brand-new collector’s edition from Shout! Factory.
There’s a romantic notion that “there’s someone for everyone,” and it isn’t just for the lovesick or lovelorn. This very much applies to the arts where something you create may not be for a wide audience, but that doesn’t mean… Read More ›
Who wouldn’t love a little “True Romance” in 4K UHD with Dolby Vision?
When it came to the films of the late ‘80s into the ‘00s, there was nothing like a Tony Scott film. He took us on the highway to the danger zone (Top Gun (1986)), he brought the boys back together… Read More ›
Arrow Video released a 4K UHD restoration of the sci-fi time travel thriller “12 Monkeys.”
Given the recent news of accomplished actor Bruce Willis’s failing cognitive health, watching a film like 12 Monkeys is a tad bittersweet. On the one hand, we’ll never get a stirring performance like this again; on the other, his works,… Read More ›
Save the future by stopping the past with this limited edition steelbook of “12 Monkeys” from Arrow Video.
The question as to whether or not the future can influence the past has plagued many a writer, and probably a few physicists, too. It’s a notion explored in a variety of films, most recently with Christopher Nolan’s Tenet (2020),… Read More ›
The Cine-Men, Special Episode: 92nd Academy Awards – Part I
As we near the 92nd Academy Awards, The Cine-Men co-hosts brave to discuss the big six categories: Supporting Actor/Actress, Lead Actor/Actress, Directing, and Best Picture. To tackle this mighty feat, the duo broke each category into its own minisode with… Read More ›
Large in style, but small in scope, “Ad Astra” is a visually stunning journey through the solar system within an existential drama.
Some look at the stars and see infinity swirling before them. A smaller portion look upon existence stretching out before them in a sea of black littered with bright specks and feel a pull, a pull to explore, to quest,… Read More ›
“Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” is Quentin Tarantino’s Storybook Tribute to the Hollywood of Old.
It is quite a challenging task to touch on every element that makes a Quentin Tarantino film work. It would not even be a stretch to say that one could write an entire dissertation essay on over a dozen individual… Read More ›
If you’ve been craving a family-friendly “Deadpool”, you certainly get your wish.
For the uninitiated, Deadpool is a comic book character unlike any other. It’s not that he’s indestructible thanks to a mutant healing factor or that he’s a highly trained assassin, it’s that he knows he’s in a comic book. Having… Read More ›