Posts Tagged ‘comedy’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 

New to View: June 29

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, June 29, unless otherwise noted: His Dark Materials: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray + digital) Details: 2021, HBO Home Entertainment-Warner Home Entertainment Rated: Not rated The lowdown: The second season of this HBO limited series based on Philip Pullman’s fantasy trilogy finds Lyra (Dafne […]

New to View: June 8

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, June 8, unless otherwise noted: Center Stage (Blu-ray) Details: 1992, Film Movement Classics Rated: Not rated The lowdown: The life and career of silent screen actress Ruan Lingyu, known as the “Greta Garbo of China” is the subject of this Hong Kong production. Director […]

New to View: June 1

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, June 1, unless otherwise noted: Endangered Species (Blu-ray + digital) Details: 2021, Lionsgate Home Entertainment Rated: R, bloody images, violence, language The lowdown: A wealthy American family takes a vacation to the wilds of Kenya to bond, fix the growing rifts and, perhaps, find […]

New to View: May 18

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, May 18, unless otherwise noted: Raya and the Last Dragon (Blu-ray + DVD + digital) Details: 2021, Walt Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Rated: PG, some violence, action, thematic elements The lowdown: This movie is an animated fantasy about the power of trust. The […]

New to View: April 13

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, April 13, unless otherwise noted: The Producers (Blu-ray) Details: 1968, Kino Lorber Studio Classics Rated: Not rated The lowdown: Today, “The Producers” is commonly recognized as a comedy classic. It just goes to show how our mindsets and culture has changed — and for […]

Thunder Force

Melissa McCarthy teams up with Octavia Spencer to play superheroes in another underwhelming comedy helmed by her husband director Ben Falcone.

New to View: March 30

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, March 30, unless otherwise indicated: Wonder Woman 1984 (4K UHD + Blu-ray + digital) Details: 2020, Warner Home Entertainment Rated: PG-13, action, violence The lowdown: “Wonder Woman 1984” is a solid movie, but it lacks the awe and majesty of its 2017 predecessor. Like […]

New to View: March 23

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, March 23, unless otherwise noted: Soul (Blu-ray + DVD + digital) Details: 2020, Pixar Animation Studios-Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Rated: PG, language, thematic elements The lowdown: Pixar’s latest animated feature is a funny and rewarding story about finding your place in the universe […]