Action
One of my longtime complaints about “B” action films is that the stories don’t support the action.  Usually, you have a string of violent set pieces with the plot seemingly […]

Blu-ray Review: Sabotage

One of my longtime complaints about “B” action films is that the stories don’t support the action.  Usually, you have a string of violent set pieces with the plot seemingly […]

An attractive cast and better-than-average thrills make “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” a lesser, but worthy entry into the series of films based on the late Tom Clancy’s characters. “Shadow Recruit” […]

Blu-ray Review: Jack Ryan-Shadow Recruit

An attractive cast and better-than-average thrills make “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” a lesser, but worthy entry into the series of films based on the late Tom Clancy’s characters. “Shadow Recruit” […]

Who doesn’t love a good mystery?  I certainly do.  And, I wasn’t disappointed by “Murder on the Home Front,” a British crime drama based on the memoirs of Molly Lefebure, […]

Blu-ray Review: Murder on the Home Front

Who doesn’t love a good mystery?  I certainly do.  And, I wasn’t disappointed by “Murder on the Home Front,” a British crime drama based on the memoirs of Molly Lefebure, […]

Horror
Mention the name of the late actor John Vernon, and you’ve got my attention.  He was so excellent as Dean Wormer in “National Lampoon’s Animal House” that I’m intrigued by the idea […]

Blu-ray Review: Curtains

Mention the name of the late actor John Vernon, and you’ve got my attention.  He was so excellent as Dean Wormer in “National Lampoon’s Animal House” that I’m intrigued by the idea […]

The lawyer in cell 213 could use half a brain. He’s one of the dumbest horror movie protagonists to come along in some time. Michael Grey (Eric Balfour) doesn’t care […]

DVD Review: Cell 213

The lawyer in cell 213 could use half a brain. He’s one of the dumbest horror movie protagonists to come along in some time. Michael Grey (Eric Balfour) doesn’t care […]

What if you made a movie about making a movie?  That’s been done before.  What if you made a movie about guys making a low-budget zombie movie?  That’s kind of […]

DVD Review: Reel Zombies

What if you made a movie about making a movie?  That’s been done before.  What if you made a movie about guys making a low-budget zombie movie?  That’s kind of […]

Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Wow, talk about creepy! “Antboy” is a live-action film from Denmark about a 12-year-old wallflower bitten by a super-ant and given prepubescent super powers.  It’s based on a popular Danish […]

DVD Review: Antboy

Wow, talk about creepy! “Antboy” is a live-action film from Denmark about a 12-year-old wallflower bitten by a super-ant and given prepubescent super powers.  It’s based on a popular Danish […]

Ambitious, but poorly realized, “Transcendence” is a movie with forward-thinking ideas that fails to gel as a narrative.  Hollywood has yet to produce the definitive film on artificial intelligence.  We […]

Blu-ray Review: Transcendence

Ambitious, but poorly realized, “Transcendence” is a movie with forward-thinking ideas that fails to gel as a narrative.  Hollywood has yet to produce the definitive film on artificial intelligence.  We […]

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, […]

Movie 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, […]