The Girl in the Spider’s Web acts simultaneously as an entertaining, if admittedly lesser sequel to David Fincher’s previous adaptation of the same literary characters to the big screen a few years back and as a fun, albeit sillier franchise reboot with a different cast from the top down.
A personal, terrestrial, and sometimes even bracingly experimental look at the historical race to reach the moon, Damien Chazelle’s First Man is a technically dazzling and dramatically satisfying work from one of this generation’s finest filmmakers.
What happens when the curse of Polio strikes a young man, who has everything to live for, and leaves him …
Arriving this week on DVD and Blu-ray: the classic Breakfast at Tiffany’s debuts on Blu-ray starring Audrey Hepburn as the one-and-only Holly Golightly; Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph joke it up in the comedy, Bridesmaids; Disney’s animated classic, Dumbo, celebrates its 70th anniversary; plus reviews of Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal and Thor.
New arrivals this week on Blu-ray and DVD include: The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy: Extended Edition collection, featuring fifteen discs filled with the movies and special features; Zack Snyder dark action movie, Sucker Punch; plus a look at Season Of The Witch and Barney’s Version.
Happy New Year, movie lovers, and welcome to what amounts to two meager offerings for the start of this cold January. Opening this weekend is the Nicolas Cage supernatural thriller, Season Of The Witch, which co-stars Ron Perlman, and the musical drama Country Strong, with Garrett Hedlund and Gwyneth Paltrow.