Posts Tagged ‘dvd review’

New to View: Oct. 6

The latest sequels to "Magic Mike" and "Insidious," the documentary "Batkid Begins" and a "Poltergeist" remake lead this week's Blu-ray & DVD releases.
Harrison Ford, Kathy Baker, Amanda Crew and Blake Lively star in "The Age of Adaline," a 2015 Lionsgate film directed by Lee Toland Krieger.

New to View: Sept. 8

The romantic drama of "The Age of Adaline," the second season of "The Goldbergs" and a Blu-ray edition of "Dressed to Kill" make up this week's new releases.

Julius J. Carry III stars as Sho'Nuff in "The Last Dragon," a 1985 TriStar Pictures release.

New to View: ‘The Walking Dead: The Complete Fifth Season’

The fifth season of AMC's hit series, an Edward Snowden documentary and the foreign drama "Two Days, One Night" make up this week's Blu-ray and DVD releases.
Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon star in "Hot Pursuit," a 2015 buddy action-comedy directed by Anne Fletcher and distributed by Warner Brothers.

New to View: Aug. 11

A woeful buddy comedy, the horror film "Unfriended" and the first season of Clive Owen's Cinemax series "The Knick" make up the latest Blu-ray & DVD releases.

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While We’re Young

"While We're Young" is a surprisingly rich film about living life, dealing with the inevitability of age and, by proxy, death.
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V/H/S Viral

The third in this found-footage series of horror films missteps badly; is it out of ammo, or does it just need to reload?

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Playing for Keeps

In one of the worst romcoms in recent memory, "Playing for Keeps" proves that Pee Wee soccer, not nightclubs, is where it's at for single men seeking love.


A flawed but entertaining addition to the John Hillcoat-Nick Cave canon, and a good gangster film.


The Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods is a fast-paced thriller about a couple of teens on a remote vacation who are brutally massacred by a family of zombie farmers. Sound familiar? That’s the charm of “Cabin.”  As the tagline, “You Think You Know the Story” suggests, there’s a bit more to the tale than the standard […]
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Le Grande Illusion

Jean Renoir's 1937 classic war film gets a sumptuous release on Blu-ray.

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Singin’ in the Rain: 60th Anniversary Edition

"Singin' in the Rain" is often called the greatest musical of all time. Who am I to disagree?
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Donald Glover: Weirdo

The "Community" star continues an impressive career with a strong hourlong stand-up special.

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A Good Old Fashioned Orgy

A likable enough sex comedy that could have used a bit more raunch and imagination.
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Scream 4

A mostly ho-hum entry, the tank is running dry on the "Scream" series.