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“Murder on the Orient Express” to pull up in February

January 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has just unveiled details about the upcoming release of Kenneth Branagh’s brilliant adaptation of Agatha Christie’s murder mystery Murder on the Orient Express, scheduling a 4K UHD and a Blu-Ray Disc version [...]

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

October 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

No one, I think, could have predicted how successful and beloved the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise would become when Disney first announce plans to turn the theme park ride into a full-fledged movie. And yet, here we are with the fourth [...]


October 31, 2007 // 0 Comments

French director Matthieu Kassovitz' first American film "Gothika" came out in 2003 to quite a few negative reviews. Most of his European films however have received much acclaim and you may actually recognize his face since he has also [...]


August 2, 2006 // 0 Comments

With films like "Sahara" audiences are usually notoriously split. There are those who despise these big action-laden blockbuster-style films and then there are those who grab a bag of popcorn and enjoy these films like the thrill ride they are. [...]


October 4, 2005 // 0 Comments

Another summer always brings another summer blockbuster. Each year Hollywood spends millions of dollars on the summer blockbuster. With an aggressive marketing campaign and numerous plugs from stars like Matthew McConaughey and Penelope Cruz, America [...]

Vanilla Sky

July 23, 2002 // 0 Comments

I’ll be honest – I hated this movie. Then… I loved it so much I wanted to be in it… somewhere… anywhere… A fly on the wall I suppose. I wanted to feel the pain and the loss. I wanted it all. I wanted to be David Aames. That’s my [...]

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

February 18, 2002 // 0 Comments

I was working in the book business when Louis de Bernières novel, "Captain Corelli’s Mandolin," first came out and I can attest to the fact that it created quite a stir and was widely read by all types of people who would have typically shied [...]

Open Your Eyes

September 5, 2001 // 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of the impressive box-office performance of ’The Others’, Artisan Home Entertainment brings director Alejandro Amenabar’s second film ’Open Your Eyes’ to DVD. Unlike ’The Others’, which is a period piece, ’Open Your [...]


August 28, 2001 // 0 Comments

Gee, another Hollywood production focusing on the illegal drug scene. While ostensibly a cautionary tale of the fate destined to befall those who make the narcotics trade the focus of their lives, "Blow" follows in the footsteps of most such [...]

All The Pretty Horses

May 16, 2001 // 0 Comments

Ted Tally. Matt Damon. Billy Bob Thornton. What do these three gentlemen have in common? A big fat Oscar a piece for their screenwriting talents, that’s what. Put these three in a room, throw in a best selling novel, and one could expect a pretty darn [...]