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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). […]

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 […]