Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is nothing shy of brilliant; the only truly unmissable blockbuster of the holiday movie season.
Mandy, the second feature from Panos Cosmatos, is the cinematic equivalent of a black metal album.
Although it’s purposefully abrasive and assuredly made with bad taste connoisseurs in mind, writer-director Brian Taylor’s gleefully deranged horror-comedy Mom and Dad is a chaotic blast from start to finish
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.
New arrivals this week on home video include: the campy, and hilariously gory Drive Angry, starring Nicolas Cage; Stanley Kubrick’s Lolita, George Lucas’ American Graffiti and Ridley Scott’s Legend, all on Blu-ray for the first time; plus a look at True Blood: The Complete Third Season.
The rainy days of spring are here, and since it’s a very quiet week for new releases, I thought it was a fine opportunity to count down ten of my favorite rainy day movies. Which may make you wonder–what makes a great rainy day movie? If you ask me, it all comes down to rewatchability, brilliant casting, great writing, and off-the-wall stories.
Debuting in theatres this week: Nicolas Cage and Amber Heard star in the gory action adventure Drive Angry; Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis take a week off from their wives in Hall Pass; plus a look at the highly-rated foreign film, Of Gods and Men.
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.
Coming out this week on DVD and Blu-ray: Jay Baruchel and Nicolas Cage star in Disney’s live-action remake of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz are on the run in Knight And Day; plus a look at Going The Distance, and the Twilight Saga: Eclipse.
New this week on DVD and Blu-ray: Aaron Johnson stars as the self-styled superhero, Kick-Ass; infamous director Roman Polanski debuts his stylish thriller, The Ghost Writer; plus a look at the tween-friendly Diary of a Wimpy Kid.