Whether young adult or full grown, rom-coms tend to follow a similar track. The characters are on different trajectories, there’s a meet-cute, they find themselves drawn to each other, and then there’s conflict. Perhaps it was a conflict the audience… Read More ›
Every year for the last 30 years we celebrate “Groundhog Day.” This year, Sony Pictures does it with a commemorative steelbook.
Though there have been plenty of films that used time travel as a narrative mechanism for the entirety of storytelling, in recent memory, few do it as well as the Harold Ramis-directed, Danny Rubin-co-written, Bill Murray comedy Groundhog Day (1993)…. Read More ›
In honor of the 15th anniversary of Matt Reeves’s “Cloverfield,” Paramount Pictures releases a commemorative 4K Steelbook into the wild.
I remember seeing Transformers with my father during summer 2007, and while my memories of the film itself have faded away, I will never forget the silence of the theater as a shaky, bombastic, horrifying teaser played before it, showing… Read More ›
This year Walt Disney Studios asked audiences to go on an internal journey with Meilin Lee (Turning Red) as she came into her own while addressing a generational blessing, and then look to the stars with the adventurous and introspective-resistant… Read More ›
Open Dialogue with “Avatar: The Way of Water” actors Jack Champion, Bailey Bass, Trinity Bliss, and Jamie Flatters.
James Cameron offers another visual spectacular for the big screen with the long-awaited Avatar: The Way of Water. Today on Open Dialogue, Noel T. Manning II speaks with Jack Champion, Bailey Bass, Trinity Bliss and Jamie Flatters about their journey… Read More ›
Before “Part Two” releases in 2023, catch up with Choi Dong-hoon’s sci-fi action fantasy “Alienoid” on home video.
If there’s one complaint that American audiences are prone to have, it’s that there’s never anything original hitting theaters. It’s all superhero stories, remakes, reboots, or some kind of sequel. It’s incredibly risky for studios to make original stories, so… Read More ›
There have been few first-part-of-a-series films released in 2022 that have made me want to dive straight into the follow-up as much as writer/director Choi Dong-hoon’s genre-hybrid Alienoid. This complex comedic fantasy actioner does a lot of wild things in Part… Read More ›
Universal Pictures celebrates the 40th anniversary of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” with four new home viewing options.
If you’re an individual of a certain age and someone offers you Reese’s Pieces, you may possess a Pavlovian response to reply “el-e-ot” and stiffen your pointer finger in that person’s direction. If this describes you, then you likely grew… Read More ›
Sci-fi drama “Vesper” is a richly constructed dystopian fairy tale with a prescient resonance. [Fantastic Fest]
Not all fairy tales begin with “Once upon a time.” Sometimes it’s a date/location with a brief setup and a rewinding of time (Pan’s Labyrinth). Sometimes it’s a voiceover that establishes a premise of wonder and awe (Stardust). In the… Read More ›
There are movies that grab you because they take big swings, there are movies that grip you because they resonate with some aspect of your being, and there are some movies that simply tickle you for their absolute audacity. Director… Read More ›
Dive into the special and practical effects of “Jurassic World Dominion” with the Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD home release
Earlier this summer, the release of Top Gun Maverick proved that it is possible to make a good sequel to a classic movie. Maverick’s secret sauce included strong writing and a steady, believable story, two things that sequels often lack…. Read More ›
Ahead of Star Trek Day 2022, engage in a new 4K UHD remaster of the original motion picture’s “Director’s Edition.”
September 7th, 2021, Paramount Pictures released a Star Trek four-film collection, debuting the first four films in the cinematic series on 4K UHD for the first time. Nearly a year later, home-viewing audiences can complete their 4K UHD set by… Read More ›
Anthologies either in television or in film deserve a special place in Hell, in my personal opinion. Now that is an incredibly bold statement, but if a story is being told and two thirds of it are fantastic, but then… Read More ›
Choi Dong-hoon’s “Alienoid” is a nearly seamless anarchistic sci-fi action comedy that’ll have you impatient for “Part Two.”
Whether it lands with the general public or not, there’s nothing like a big swing in art, something that extends itself perhaps farther than it should go, never quite breaking its own rules as it bites off more than it… Read More ›
Blast off into a spacetime adventure with Buzz Lightyear anytime you like with “Lightyear” on home video.
With sequels, prequels, and legacy sequels all the rage as a means of tapping into pre-existing IP to create media for consumption, that Disney/Pixar would reach into their catalogue to do the same is neither unheard of (The Lion King… Read More ›
Earlier this summer, director Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World Dominion hit theaters, concluding the Jurassic World trilogy. Now, Dominion is set to hit home video on August 16th with a 14-minute extended cut, a short film, and copious amounts of bonus features. If… Read More ›
Now available from Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment, “Event Horizon” on 4K UHD with a limited edition steelbook.
As a child of divorce, I totally understand the feeling of being tossed back and forth between parents for weekend trips, holidays, etc., but the situation at Event Horizon is getting a little problematic, and CPS might need to get… Read More ›
If you could clone yourself, would you? For some, the answer is “yes” because their mind goes to all the things that they dislike doing which they could put off on their clone — your errands, your job, maybe the… Read More ›
Director Harry Cleven achieves something truly remarkable with his hypnotic experimental sci-fi film, “Zeria.” [Chattanooga Film Festival]
Harry Cleven’s Zeria is a wondrous and enlightening celebration of all the things that make us human. Using a combination of miniature sets, practical effects, and puppet-like masks, Cleven creates a breathtaking and unforgettable world that’s mesmerizing, comforting, and terrifying… Read More ›