Posts Tagged ‘video review’
Bridge of Spies - featured

Bridge of Spies

It doesn't have the flashiest subject or the hot new thing as a star or director, but "Bridge of Spies" is a top-notch political potboiler.
A Brilliant Young Mind - featured

A Brilliant Young Mind

A flawed but worthy examination of a smart young British lad whose crippling social awkwardness make life a challenge.

The rise and fall of gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A. is chronicled in "Straight Outta Compton," a 2015 Universal Pictures release directed by F. Gary Gray.

Straight Outta Compton

Brash, profane and swaggering with confidence, "Straight Outta Compton" reflects the iconic rap group it enshrines.

The Martian

Surprisingly humanistic and even funny, "The Martian" took a new slant on a familiar space story.

Infinitely Polar Bear - lede

Infinitely Polar Bear

A textured performance by Mark Ruffalo as a loving dad with mental instability makes this a don't-miss indie.
Pan - featured


One of the year's biggest box-office bombs, "Pan" deserves a second chance on video. It's a wondrously entertaining bit of fantasia.

Tom Cruise plays Ethan Hunt in 2015's "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation," the fifth installment in the Paramount Pictures franchise.

Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation

It turns out Ethan Hunt does this "lone-wolf spy" plot better than James Bond did.
The new Marvel Comics movie Ant-Man, starring Paul Rudd


Sometimes the little guy stays little. "Ant-Man" is the Marvel super-hero movie that was better left in the drawer.