Posts Tagged ‘science fiction’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 

New to View: Aug. 3

A Pixar animated feature with a Mediterrean flavor, a creature feature sequel, and a couple of Cecil B. DeMille features are among the variety of releases coming for home consumption. Read the rest on Substack!

New to View: June 15

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, June 15, unless otherwise noted: Godzilla vs. Kong (Blu-ray + DVD + digital) Details: 2021, Warner Home Entertainment Rated: PG-13, intense sequences of creature violence & destruction, language The lowdown: I should have enjoyed this movie, yet, at 113 minutes, I was restless — […]

New to View: May 25

By Bob Bloom The following titles are scheduled to be released on Tuesday, May 25, unless otherwise noted: Nightmare Alley: Special Edition (Blu-ray) Details: 1947, The Criterion Collection Rated: Not rated The lowdown: After 10-plus years at 20th Century Fox, Tyrone Power wanted to expand his image beyond the romantic and swashbuckling movies that made […]

New to View: May 11

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, May 11, unless otherwise noted: The Mauritanian (Blu-ray + DVD + digital) Details: 2021, Universal Studios Home Entertainment Rated: R, sexual assault, violence, language The lowdown: This is a movie that stirs passions and reopens old wounds. It is based on the book “Guantánamo […]

New to View: April 27

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, April 27, unless otherwise noted: Nomadland (Blu-ray + digital) Details: 2020, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Rated: R, nudity The lowdown: Writer-director Chloe Zhao is drawn to people who are not so much loners as self-sustainers. They exist on the fringes of society, going […]

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 […]

New to View: Jan. 19

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, Jan. 19, unless otherwise noted: Assassins (DVD) Details: 2020, Kino Lorber-Greenwich Entertainment Rated: Not rated The lowdown: A documentary that examines the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, in a crowded Malaysian airport. The film focuses on the […]