Dustin Hoffman


September 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

Every once in a while, you are looking for a film that is simply entertaining. It doesn’t have to be epic, it doesn’t have to be an all-glamorous Hollywood blockbuster and it doesn’t have to a super-polished. Just a feel-good movie that will pass [...]

Straw Dogs

February 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

Sam Peckinpah's 1971 crime drama "Straw Dogs" has long been hailed as a masterpiece and a highly controversial film. A while ago, MGM Home Entertainment has released a high definition version of the movie for fans to enjoy. The nature of [...]


May 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

There are certain films that you never forget once you have seen them. "Papillon" is one of these truly rare movies. Based on Henri Charriere's real-life experiences that he immortalized in his bestselling novel of the same name, [...]

Rain Man

March 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

Being such a high profile film, many are aware of Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) and his brother Raymond (Dustin Hoffman). After his father passed away, the selfish Charlie is appalled to not only find out he was slighted in the inheritance, but that he [...]

Stranger Than Fiction: Special Edition

December 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

With the success of "Monster's Ball" (2001) and "Finding Neverland" (2004) behind him, director Marc Forster has established himself as a critic's and awards darling, if not necessarily a major cinematic artist. Thus, in [...]

The Messenger

November 17, 2008 // 0 Comments

To follow the rule of multiples, we have recently seen a few films that recount the events surrounding the French heroine Jeanne D'Arc. One of the most prolific versions of the film comes from native Frenchman Luc Besson, the director who also [...]

Marathon Man

August 10, 2006 // 0 Comments

John Schlesinger's "Marathon Man" is a classic among thrillers and it is now receiving a re-promotion from Paramount with a new low $14.95 price tag. While not entitled a Special Edition, this release nonetheless sports some great [...]

I © Huckabees

January 27, 2005 // 0 Comments

I had never heard of "I © Huckabees" and when the DVD arrived I just looked at it with growing curiosity. Soon I decided the film had to be quirky enough to warrant a closer look and so I checked it out in more detail. "I © [...]

Runaway Jury

February 25, 2004 // 0 Comments

French politician Georges Clemenceau once remarked: "War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men." Jury "consultant" Rankin Fitch (Gene Hackman) embraces a more adaptable and personally lucrative philosophy for our overly [...]

Straw Dogs

April 16, 2003 // 0 Comments

Sam Peckinpah’s 1971 crime drama "Straw Dogs" has long been hailed as a masterpiece and a highly controversial film, and it is hardly surprising to find this movie being part of the Criterion Collection now. The nature of the film is very dark [...]
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