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Tag Archive for 'Jane Fonda'

On Golden Pond – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

On Golden Pond was a sort of swan song for legendary screen actors Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn back in 1981.  The film was critically heralded and come awards season, handsomely rewarded.  The film received ten Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture.  It wound up taking three home, but two of them being the important […]

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This Is Where I Leave You (Blu-ray Review)

“When their father passes away, four grown siblings bruised and banged up by their respective adult live are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof.” Looking at it from that angle one would say that it makes for some awkwardness but when you see who the cast of characters […]

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Formulaic Family Hijinks Found In ‘This Is Where I Leave You’ (Movie Review)

This is Where I Leave You is the kind of film that walks the line between being aware it is not treading new ground, but still wants to make you happy, based on all the talented actors involved, and treating its subject matter in a more serious manner.  It is a film featuring characters that are […]

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Better Living Through Chemistry On Blu-ray April 15

The dark comedy BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMISTRY starring Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Monaghan, Ray Liotta and two-time Academy Award®-winner Jane Fonda, will be coming to  Blu-ray, DVD, & DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet™ on April 15, 2014 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.  I honestly no very little about this film, but the cast made me a sucker […]

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Lee Daniels’ The Butler (Blu-ray Review)

The Butler tells the story of a White House butler who served eight American presidents over three decades. The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American society during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man’s life and family. Forest Whitaker stars as the butler […]

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‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’ Serves Some Great Material Along With Its Cheese (Movie Review)

The Butler is the kind of movie I would normally dread watching, were I be one to base everything I see off of movie trailers or just be a very cynical person in general.  Fortunately, I am not very cynical and am happy to give almost anything a chance.  Despite knowing that this would be […]

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Barbarella (Blu-ray Review)

Here’s a surprise of a film I was surprised to see get a Blu-ray release. It’s the 1968 sci-fi romp, Barbarella, starring Jane Fonda. Yes, that Jane Fonda. I believe this is the film that forever made her a sex symbol. It’s the film that focused on Fonda primarily, and kept her politics and personal […]

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‘Barbarella’ on Blu-ray July 3rd

Who can perform a zero-gravity striptease, seduce an angel and still have time to save the universe?  Sexy, sultry, space adventurer BARBARELLA, that’s who!  Coming in for a landing on Blu-ray for the first time ever on July 3, 2012, the terrifically titillating sci-fi romp BARBARELLA continues to entertain with its outrageous, out-of-this-world story and […]

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