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
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 […]

I axe you: Do you really want to get married? In “Death Do Us Part,”Kennedy Jamieson (Julia Benson) and Ryan Harris (Peter Benson) take some friends to a remote cabin […]

DVD Review: Death Do Us Part

I axe you: Do you really want to get married? In “Death Do Us Part,”Kennedy Jamieson (Julia Benson) and Ryan Harris (Peter Benson) take some friends to a remote cabin […]

More contrived than clever, “Stage Fright” wants to be the musical version of “Scream.”  It isn’t.  Allie MacDonald stars as the daughter of a Broadway diva (Minnie Driver), who’s murdered backstage […]

Movie Review: Stage Fright

More contrived than clever, “Stage Fright” wants to be the musical version of “Scream.”  It isn’t.  Allie MacDonald stars as the daughter of a Broadway diva (Minnie Driver), who’s murdered backstage […]

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, […]