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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 […]

The King of the North is an American pickpocket in Paris. Richard Madden (“Game of Thrones”) is paired with Idris Elba in “The Take.” The film’s European title is actually […]

Hollywood@Home: The Take (Bastille Day)

The King of the North is an American pickpocket in Paris. Richard Madden (“Game of Thrones”) is paired with Idris Elba in “The Take.” The film’s European title is actually […]

“Deepwater Horizon” is not your usual box office flop. It’s a well-crafted film with realistic special effects and genuine suspense. All reports show that it failed to make back its […]

Hollywood@Home: Deepwater Horizon

“Deepwater Horizon” is not your usual box office flop. It’s a well-crafted film with realistic special effects and genuine suspense. All reports show that it failed to make back its […]

The makers of “Satanic” were actually on to something briefly. It’s a horror thriller with some interesting elements and a nice twist halfway through. But, it’s where the film goes […]

Hollywood@Home: Satanic

The makers of “Satanic” were actually on to something briefly. It’s a horror thriller with some interesting elements and a nice twist halfway through. But, it’s where the film goes […]

Blake Lively is a grieving American surfer just looking for privacy on a remote Mexican beach. What she finds in “The Shallows” has her wishing she was back home in […]

Hollywood@Home: The Shallows

Blake Lively is a grieving American surfer just looking for privacy on a remote Mexican beach. What she finds in “The Shallows” has her wishing she was back home in […]

“The Purge” is emerging as a decent series of horror films. And, “The Purge: Election Day” is easily the best to date. While I may question the logic from time […]

Hollywood@Home: The Purge-Election Year

“The Purge” is emerging as a decent series of horror films. And, “The Purge: Election Day” is easily the best to date. While I may question the logic from time […]

The turtles are back, and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” is anything but slow. That’s not to say it’s good. Just fast. You know, so fast you […]

Hollywood@Home: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

The turtles are back, and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” is anything but slow. That’s not to say it’s good. Just fast. You know, so fast you […]