A well filmed tribute to the world’s oceans, Planet Ocean is a message-driven ecology sermon on the potential harm that humans are inflicting on the nurturing waters that surround us. Excellent cinematography is undermined by Josh Duhamel’s bland voice-overs.
Lacking quality laughs and instead replacing them with out of place humor, Marlon Wayans’ A Haunted House is a big disappointment.
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome is an action-packed prequel to SyFy’s BSG re-imagining. Set in a CGI landscape, it holds true to its predecessor while infusing it with a youthful vigor.
This unintentionally funny sci-fi actioner is in the running for being one of the worst movies of 2012.
Simply shooting something guerrilla style and dripping in a lot of F-bombs may qualify as gritty these days, but it doesn’t make it an interesting film. End of Watch is a less than average buddy-cop crime drama saved only by good performances from its leads.
Cult director Monte Hellman’s “New American Cinema” road movie classic gets a director-approved Blu-ray release from Criterion Collection.
With heart, a charming story, and many funny jokes, Universal’s Ted is a winning film from Family Guy head honcho Seth MacFarlane.
Moonrise Kingdom recycles some of Wes Anderson’s most common traits as a filmmaker for an uneven yet still ultimately enjoyable film about first love.
Danny DeVito as The Lorax speaks for the trees in this colorful, family-friendly, CG-animated film that may not be perfect, but is a real treat to watch on Blu-ray in 2D and 3D.
They’ve aged, and so have their gags, but not very well; as a result, American Reunion feels like a relic in comparison to some of the more recent shock comedies the franchise helped spawn.