Review: ‘Shelter’ is a heart wrenching slow burn

Writer and Director: Paul Bettany Starring: Jennifer Connolly, Anthony Mackie, Rob Morgan, Amy Hargreaves, and Bruce Altman Academy Award Winner Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Mackie (The Avengers) star in a riveting story of survival. Two strangers will find each other and rise above their struggle to get off of the streets … [Read More]

Saving Mr. Banks May Not Be Entirely Factual But it is Genuinely Honest

  Synopsis: Author P. L. Travers reflects on her difficult childhood while meeting with filmmaker Walt Disney during production for the adaptation of her novel, Mary Poppins.   [springboard type=”video” id=”850223″ player=”tmbg001″ width=”599″ height=”336″ ]   Saving Mr. Banks is based on the actual struggle between Mary Poppins Creator P.L. … [Read More]

Review: “Me Before You” Is The New Romantic Movie Standard

Synopsis: A young woman forms a bond with a paralyzed man that she takes care of.  “Me Before You” is the best romantic movie I’ve ever seen. I can’t think of more impactful and powerful romantic drama than this. It’s simply all you could want, not just in a romantic … [Read More]

Review: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows” Improves From The Previous Film

Synopsis: As Shredder joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and henchmen Bebop and Rocksteady to take over the world, the Turtles must confront an even greater nemesis: the notorious Krang.(Imdb) I am still recovering from Michael Bay ruining my childhood two years ago with the first incarnation of the … [Read More]

Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

Thanks for checking out our Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 Review Genre: Fantasy Adventure Directed by: David Yates Staring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint Released: November 19th, 2010 THE GENERAL IDEA Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and … [Read More]

Review: Lincoln

  Director: Steven Spielberg Written by: Tony Kushner (screenplay), Doris Kearns Goodwin (book) Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and David Strathairn Genre: Biography | Drama | History MPAA: PG-13 Synopsis: As the Civil War continues to rage, America’s president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights … [Read More]

Blu-ray Review: First Squad, The Moment of Truth

Introduction: 1942 – The third year of the World War II, enslaved by the Nazis, continental Europe lies in ruins. But in the east, in Russia, the Red Army is putting up a violent resistance to the legions of the Third Reich. Desperate fighting for every inch of land goes … [Read More]

Review: The Do-Over

Genre: Comedy Directed by: Steven Brill Written by: Kevin Barnett, Chris Pappas Starring: Adam Sandler, David Spade, Paula Patton The life of a bank manager is turned upside down when a friend from his past manipulates him into faking his own death and taking off on an adventure. The General Idea: David Spade … [Read More]

Mad Max: Fury Road Review

In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a woman of action who is looking to make it back to her childhood homeland.   [springboard type=”video” id=”1506197″ player=”tmbg001″ width=”599″ … [Read More]

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden A Slow-Paced Yet Fascinating Tale

    [springboard type=”video” id=”926755″ player=”tmbg001″ width=”599″ height=”336″ ]   Darwin meets Hitchcock in this true-crime tale of paradise found and lost. The Galapagos Affair is a fascinating documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange and alluring as the famous archipelago itself. Fleeing conventional society, a Berlin doctor … [Read More]