Action
The plot of “Open Windows” sounds like a great idea for a high-tech thriller. But, the end product, unfortunately, is just a confused mixture of contrivances that don’t add up […]

Hollywood@Home: Open Windows

The plot of “Open Windows” sounds like a great idea for a high-tech thriller. But, the end product, unfortunately, is just a confused mixture of contrivances that don’t add up […]

(WARNING: CONTAINS NUMEROUS SEASON FIVE SPOILERS.) It’s been a great ride, even with the misfires of Seasons 4 and 5. “Boardwalk Empire” was an amazing show, even at its worst. […]

Hollywood@Home: Boardwalk Empire-The Complete Fifth Season

(WARNING: CONTAINS NUMEROUS SEASON FIVE SPOILERS.) It’s been a great ride, even with the misfires of Seasons 4 and 5. “Boardwalk Empire” was an amazing show, even at its worst. […]

The self-inflating tale of two immigrant brothers, who join a Chinatown gang as kids, falls woefully short of significance, despite being executive produced by Martin Scorsese. Sonny and Kevin weren’t […]

Hollywood@Home: Revenge of the Green Dragons

The self-inflating tale of two immigrant brothers, who join a Chinatown gang as kids, falls woefully short of significance, despite being executive produced by Martin Scorsese. Sonny and Kevin weren’t […]

Horror
“The Exorcist,” “Child’s Play” and “Rosemary’s Baby” are just a few of the films I thought about while watching “Annabelle.” We could chat all day about how “Annabelle” lifted (even […]

Hollywood@Home: Annabelle

“The Exorcist,” “Child’s Play” and “Rosemary’s Baby” are just a few of the films I thought about while watching “Annabelle.” We could chat all day about how “Annabelle” lifted (even […]

The future looks bright for the young star of the horror-thriller, “Jessabelle,” and the movie benefits from her presence. But, an honest, gentle performance by Sarah Snook is not enough […]

Hollywood@Home: Jessabelle

The future looks bright for the young star of the horror-thriller, “Jessabelle,” and the movie benefits from her presence. But, an honest, gentle performance by Sarah Snook is not enough […]

[REC] 2 and [REC] 3 are a waste of time. [REC] 4 is a nice pickup of the series with a storyline that makes more sense than its two immediate predecessors, but […]

Movie Review: [REC] 4: Apocalypse

[REC] 2 and [REC] 3 are a waste of time. [REC] 4 is a nice pickup of the series with a storyline that makes more sense than its two immediate predecessors, but […]

Sci-Fi / Fantasy
In a weak year for feature-length animated films, “The Boxtrolls” was clearly the best in my estimation. That doesn’t sound like much of a recommendation, but it truly is. It […]

Hollywood@Home: The Boxtrolls

In a weak year for feature-length animated films, “The Boxtrolls” was clearly the best in my estimation. That doesn’t sound like much of a recommendation, but it truly is. It […]

If you try to find the logic in “Lucy,” then you’ll be most disappointed. This sci-fi thriller, starring Scarlett Johansson, romps through space and time, thanks to the fast-paced directing […]

Hollywood@Home: Lucy

If you try to find the logic in “Lucy,” then you’ll be most disappointed. This sci-fi thriller, starring Scarlett Johansson, romps through space and time, thanks to the fast-paced directing […]

“When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish […]

Hollywood@Home: The Scorpion King 4-Quest for Power

“When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish […]