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The Oscar-Nominated LION Comes Home To Blu-ray This April

LION follows five-year-old Saroo who gets lost on a train traveling away from his home and family. Time passes, but this journey takes an emotional turn for Saroo as an adult. Garth Davis’ directorial film debut garnered six Academy Award® nominations including Best Picture. The film features an astounding cast with Best Supporting Actor nominee Dev […]

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AFI Fest 2016: Lion (Movie Review)

It takes a lot to make a dramatic feature, based on a true story, into something that hits in the right ways. Because a drama can have the intent to strike at certain chords to ideally generate emotions, there is often a level of manipulation to consider. Lion concerns the story of a lost Indian […]

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Blu-ray Review)

It is a rarity to get a sequel of this kind. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel was a sleeper hit in 2012 and while I may not have been its biggest fan, I can admire a film that features a strong cast and an audience of whatever age rushing out to see it in droves, […]

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Chappie (Blu-ray Review)

In the near future, crime is monitored by an oppressive mechanized police force. But now, the people are fighting back. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.  As powerful and destructive forces start to see Chappie as […]

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‘Chappie’ on Blu-ray & DVD June 16th!

In the near future, crime is monitored by an oppressive mechanized police force. But now, the people are fighting back. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.  As powerful and destructive forces start to see Chappie as […]

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‘Chappie’ Is A Reject (Movie Review)

Writer/director Neill Blomkamp’s latest big screen project is a film that tackles the ideas of artificial intelligence and the big questions that come from creating a machine that thinks.  It is set in Johannesburg, a few years in the future, and finds the lead characters dealing with robots and their effectiveness in a world where […]

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Blu-ray Review)

So it seems like this past summer had a lot of people heading to the art house theaters to see either Moonrise Kingdom or The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, if not both, which mostly resulted in major praise for either one.  I had never got around to seeing the latter and it was because I […]

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Visit The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel On Blu-Ray This September

It has been a strange series of events that have led to me missing several chances to actually see this movie, while it was in theaters, but it looks like I will finally be able to have the chance to see Best Exotic Marigold Hotel this coming fall, when it arrives on Blu-ray.  Given the […]

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The Air Is Very Thin In ‘The Last Airbender’

Avatar, oops I mean The Last Airbender, is the first film of a planned trilogy.  So get used to the name because I don’t suspect we shall be forgetting it anytime soon.  This newest M. Night Shyamalan film is a live-action film adaptation based on the first season of the animated television series Avatar: The […]

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