Elia Kazan’s and John Steinbeck’s Viva Zapata! features Marlon Brando in a charismatic, if mostly fictional, portrayal of the famous Mexican revolutionary leader.
Sydney Lumet’s gritty and atmospheric courtroom drama features a powerful late career performance from Paul Newman and arrives on Blu-ray with a strong HD transfer.
With topical humor, fans of the ‘high’ duo Cheech & Chong will certainly find a lot to enjoy in their Animated Movie!
The duo of Wahlberg and Crowe can’t save Fox’s Broken City, a complete mess of a film that struggles to find its identity.
Robin Williams is strong in this dramatic role, but this 2003 yuppie thriller is far from chilling.
Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett have enlisted literal armies of fine actors, three excellent directors, and judicious selection of Old and New Testament episodes for this “epic miniseries.” While there is occasional unevenness in the picture quality, this huge undertaking succeeds where some of its biblical predecessors have failed in delivering an effective dramatic whole.
As one of my all time favorite baseball films, Fox’s The Sandlot is one I can easily is worth adding to your collection.
An excellent film noir thriller, Panic in the Streets is blessed with an excellent cast, many of whom were in the stages of their long film careers. A winning combination of good script, expert Kazan direction and terrific cinematography make for an engaging watch.
Parental Guidance has some faults, but in the end is a satisfying and humorous family comedy that succeeds mainly on the strengths of Billy Crystal and Bette Midler.
This 80s fantasy-adventure film from Ron Howard and George Lucas gets a solid transfer to Blu-ray Disc for its 25th anniversary.