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“First They Killed My Father” offers a powerful, personal story of how one Cambodian family was impacted by the bloody reign of the Khmer Rouge. When I say it’s a […]

Hollywood@Home: First They Killed My Father

“First They Killed My Father” offers a powerful, personal story of how one Cambodian family was impacted by the bloody reign of the Khmer Rouge. When I say it’s a […]

I marvel at the way everything clicks in “War for the Planet of the Apes,” particularly the acting. The ape performances are brought to life with motion-capture technology and CGI […]

Hollywood@Home: War for the Planet of the Apes

I marvel at the way everything clicks in “War for the Planet of the Apes,” particularly the acting. The ape performances are brought to life with motion-capture technology and CGI […]

It’s not quite a family film, in the traditional sense, and it’s certainly not a thriller. “The Book of Henry” is perhaps somewhere inbetween. Henry (Jaden Lieberher) is a highly […]

Hollywood@Home: The Book of Henry

It’s not quite a family film, in the traditional sense, and it’s certainly not a thriller. “The Book of Henry” is perhaps somewhere inbetween. Henry (Jaden Lieberher) is a highly […]

“He Who Walks Behind the Rows” is back strutting his stuff in a new Blu-ray re-issue from Arrow Video. “Children of the Corn,” a 1984 horror-thriller based on a Stephen […]

Hollywood@Home: Children of the Corn (2017 re-issue of 1984 film)

“He Who Walks Behind the Rows” is back strutting his stuff in a new Blu-ray re-issue from Arrow Video. “Children of the Corn,” a 1984 horror-thriller based on a Stephen […]

On its 20th anniversary, I remember “L.A. Confidential” for three reasons. It was my one-and-only chance to interview Russell Crowe one-on-one (20 years ago at a TV station in Atlanta). […]

L.A. Confidential (20th Anniversary Edition)

On its 20th anniversary, I remember “L.A. Confidential” for three reasons. It was my one-and-only chance to interview Russell Crowe one-on-one (20 years ago at a TV station in Atlanta). […]

“An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” is an excellent follow-up film to the original Oscar-winning documentary. Al Gore is back with a 99-minute update on how the battle against climate […]

Movie Review: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

“An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” is an excellent follow-up film to the original Oscar-winning documentary. Al Gore is back with a 99-minute update on how the battle against climate […]

I’m not sure “Ghost in the Shell” ever had a ghost of a chance. The Hollywood version is too much like a blending of “Blade Runner” and “Robocop.” The only […]

Hollywood@Home: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

I’m not sure “Ghost in the Shell” ever had a ghost of a chance. The Hollywood version is too much like a blending of “Blade Runner” and “Robocop.” The only […]

Grab the duct tape and break out the Bon Ami. A Blu-ray “special edition” of “Pulse” is available this summer from Arrow Video. The 2001 Japanese horror flick is getting […]

Hollywood@Home: Pulse (2001)

Grab the duct tape and break out the Bon Ami. A Blu-ray “special edition” of “Pulse” is available this summer from Arrow Video. The 2001 Japanese horror flick is getting […]

Naomi Watts is all alone, caring for her comatose son, in the unlikely thriller “Shut In.” And, despite the teen’s handicap, it’s the audience that gets locked into a “deep […]

Hollywood@Home: Shut In

Naomi Watts is all alone, caring for her comatose son, in the unlikely thriller “Shut In.” And, despite the teen’s handicap, it’s the audience that gets locked into a “deep […]

A good-looking romantic thriller is something you don’t see very often these days, and I’m happy to report that “Allied” has the look and feel of a classic film from […]

Hollywood@Home: Allied

A good-looking romantic thriller is something you don’t see very often these days, and I’m happy to report that “Allied” has the look and feel of a classic film from […]