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Tag Archive for 'Bradley Whitford'

All the Way (Blu-ray Review)

All the Way exists in a strange space for films where it is packed on with talent and amazing performances, but was made for HBO to be shown on the premium channel instead of in theaters, where its message, cast, writing, and brilliance would have a greater chance to be celebrated by a larger audience. […]

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‘I Saw The Light’ And It Was Pretty Dull (Movie Review)

A biopic like I Saw the Light feels like the result of a film that relies on a well-cast lead performance to make up for everything it lacks. With this film specifically, there is a lot that it lacks due to its unfocused nature and a misunderstanding of what it means to display the mystique […]

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Drunk History: Seasons 1 & 2 (DVD Review)

Drunk History is the brain child of Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner.  Apparently inspired by drunk ramblings of New Girl star Jake Johnson during a night out.  It originally was produced and air on the comedy website Funny Or Die.  In 2013, the web show was brought to the television format on Comedy Central.  It […]

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Saving Mr. Banks (Blu-ray Review)

Disney’s 2013 Oscar hopeful, Saving Mr. Banks has come to Blu-ray.  Boasting stellar performances by Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks, it stunned many when all it got nominated for was Best Original Score (Thomas Newman).  No matter, the film received plenty of other award recognition with some wins and was a rousing success at the […]

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CBGB (Blu-ray Review)

Alan Rickman stars as legendary NYC club owner Hilly Kristal, who during the 1970s, wanted to create a venue for country, bluegrass and blues music (thus the name CBGB). When those acts became difficult to book, he shifted the club’s focus to local bands playing original music, launching the careers of Patti Smith, Blondie, the […]

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‘Saving Mr. Banks’ From Disney’s Grasp (Movie Review)

It is not as though I am completely averse to movies with intentions of having good-natured stories or ones that thrive on inevitably sweet and heart-warming outcomes, but sometimes a premise and those involved can give you that idea and sway your interest elsewhere.  I have not seen Mary Poppins in many years and do […]

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‘CBGB’ on Blu-ray and DVD December 31st!

CBGB looks at New York’s dynamic punk rock scene through the lens of the ground-breaking Lower East Side club started by eccentric Hilly Kristal in 1973 originally as a home for “country, bluegrass and blues” (thus the club’s name) and which showcased cutting-edge bands through its closing in 2006. The Talking Heads, Patti Smith, The Ramones, Blondie, The Dead Boys, […]

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Adventures in Babysitting: 25th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with the 25th Anniversary Edition of Adventures In Babysitting, starring Academy Award nominee Elisabeth Shue.  Experience all the laughter and excitement in a whole new way on Blu-ray with a sensational new digital restoration!   When Chris Parker (Shue) agrees to babysit, she expects a night of TV…and […]

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A Perfect World (Blu-ray Review)

Academy Award winners Kevin Costner and Clint Eastwood confront each other from opposite sides of the law in A Perfect World, an acclaimed, multi-layered manhunt saga (directed by Eastwood) that rumbles down Texas back-roads toward a harrowing collision with fate.  Costner plays Butch Haynes, a hardened prison escapee on the lam with a young hostage […]

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The Cabin in the Woods (Movie Review)

Five friends go to a remote cabin in the woods. Bad things happen. If you think you know this story, think again. Starring Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Kristen Connolly, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins, and Bradley Whitford.  From fan favorites Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard comes The Cabin in the Woods, a mind […]

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‘Cabin In The Woods’ Teaches An Old Dog New Tricks (Spoiler Free Review)

As soon as the marketing for The Cabin in the Woods finally started to kick into gear for this long-delayed release (MGM went bankrupt and the flick was left in limbo), I went on media blackout for it.  Having heard for so long that the movie is quite good and clever (which it is), but […]

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