Some award winners and some other stuff this week. American Hustle Buy on Amazon Christian Bale is about as far away from Batman or Bateman as possible in this out of shape role. Also featuring Jennifer Lawrence, Amy adams Jeremy Renner and Bradley Cooper. Frozen Buy on Amazon Disney pumped out another animated winner […]
New to Blu-Ray for Jan. 21st.
Still not a lot going on this week. January has been typically slow. But there’s a few. So here we go! Captain Phillips Buy on Amazon Forrest Gump fights pirates! Ok, it’s not so much that movie but Tom Hanks is on a boat and he does fight pirates. It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad […]
Review – Saving Mr. Banks
Watching Saving Mr. Banks, a feel-good take on the contentious account of novelist P.L. Travers and filmmaker Walt Disney in making the 1964 classic Mary Poppins, it’s hard not to recall the famous quote: “History is written by the victors.” For all the filmmakers’ well-meaning efforts, it’ll take more than sugary spoonfuls to swallow this […]
Review – Captain Phillips
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Director: Paul Greengrass Cast: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Faysal Ahmed, Mahat M. Ali, Michael Chernus, David Worshofsky, Corey Johnson, Chris Mulkey, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, Omar Berdouni Genre: Thriller, Drama Run Time: 134 mins Forrest ain’t no shrimpin’ boat captain no more.In this film based on the book A Captain’s Duty, a memoir […]