Action
Some nifty special effects in search of a story. “Into the Storm” is a disaster. About disasters. Tornadoes. I open with a generalization. Choosing the “found footage” style of filmmaking […]

Blu-ray Review: Into the Storm

Some nifty special effects in search of a story. “Into the Storm” is a disaster. About disasters. Tornadoes. I open with a generalization. Choosing the “found footage” style of filmmaking […]

Magnificently stupid with flashes of brilliance. “22 Jump Street” is a zany action comedy that fizzles a bit at the end, but generates enough laughter to make it a very […]

Blu-ray Review: 22 Jump Street

Magnificently stupid with flashes of brilliance. “22 Jump Street” is a zany action comedy that fizzles a bit at the end, but generates enough laughter to make it a very […]

If you’re a dedicated Perry Mason fan, like myself, then it’s only a matter of when, not if, you get the latest DVD set featuring the famous TV lawyer. And, the […]

DVD Review: Perry Mason Movie Collection Volume 4

If you’re a dedicated Perry Mason fan, like myself, then it’s only a matter of when, not if, you get the latest DVD set featuring the famous TV lawyer. And, the […]

Horror
One of the best things about growing up was enjoying those crazy, goofy horror flicks of the 1950’s and 60’s. Horror icon Vincent Price worked in Hollywood for decades, before […]

Blu-ray Review: The Vincent Price Collection II

One of the best things about growing up was enjoying those crazy, goofy horror flicks of the 1950’s and 60’s. Horror icon Vincent Price worked in Hollywood for decades, before […]

Yes, the inmates are running the asylum. Or, else the medical staff at “Stonehearst Asylum” is the most eccentric collection of caregivers in 19th century England. Edgar Allan Poe’s short […]

Movie Review: Stonehearst Asylum (Eliza Graves)

Yes, the inmates are running the asylum. Or, else the medical staff at “Stonehearst Asylum” is the most eccentric collection of caregivers in 19th century England. Edgar Allan Poe’s short […]

Dracula, the Wolf Man, Frankenstein’s monster, the Invisible Man and the Mummy are all here. And, they are all together for the first time in this monstrously good box set, […]

DVD Review: Universal Classic Monsters-Complete 30-Film Collection

Dracula, the Wolf Man, Frankenstein’s monster, the Invisible Man and the Mummy are all here. And, they are all together for the first time in this monstrously good box set, […]

Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Kudos to Christopher Nolan for trying. “Interstellar” almost makes it. But, the science fiction adventure film crashes before it even blasts off. And, it’s a real shame, because we were […]

Movie Review: Interstellar

Kudos to Christopher Nolan for trying. “Interstellar” almost makes it. But, the science fiction adventure film crashes before it even blasts off. And, it’s a real shame, because we were […]

Okay, I’m naturally prone to like director Doug Liman and mega-star Tom Cruise, so why didn’t I go whole-hog for “Edge of Tomorrow?” It would be a natural for me, […]

Blu-ray Review: Edge of Tomorrow

Okay, I’m naturally prone to like director Doug Liman and mega-star Tom Cruise, so why didn’t I go whole-hog for “Edge of Tomorrow?” It would be a natural for me, […]

The Amazing Spider-Man turns into a bit of a horse’s butt. Maybe it’s his radioactive blood. Or, could it be Andrew Garfield in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2?” Okay, I don’t […]

Blu-ray Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man turns into a bit of a horse’s butt. Maybe it’s his radioactive blood. Or, could it be Andrew Garfield in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2?” Okay, I don’t […]