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Tag Archive for 'Jason Isaacs'

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1 (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

In celebration of the 4K Ultra HD release Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the latest adventure and series starter in the wizarding world lived in by J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, Warner Bros is format jumping the original films in the series.  They’ll all get that higher resolution with High Dynamic Range applied to […]

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Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

In celebration of the 4K Ultra HD release Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the latest adventure and series starter in the wizarding world lived in by J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, Warner Bros is format jumping the original films in the series.  They’ll all get that higher resolution with High Dynamic Range applied to […]

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The ‘Cure For Wellness’ Is A Big-Budget Oddity (Movie Review)

I would like to propose something.  Many will argue how A Cure for Wellness has few tricks up its sleeves that audiences have not seen before. What if director Gore Verbinski knows that as well? Fitting in the same league as gorgeously designed, but narratively challenged films such as Shutter Island and Crimson Peak, A […]

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Justice League: Gods And Monsters (Blu-ray Review)

This is not your parents’ Justice League! These heroes are not the renowned saviors of the world – they’re more likely Earth’s despotic rulers. Witness the divergent reality where the Justice League protects the planet but answers to no one but themselves. Employing methods of intimidation and fear, this Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman deal […]

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A Tough Drive And the ‘Fury’ Five (Movie Review)

World War II has been the source of a lot of great war movies, let alone movies in general.  It seems to have a near endless supply of material, when it comes to developing new ideas for screenplays.  Fury may not be the first film about a tank crew, but it does seem like a […]

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Rosemary’s Baby (Blu-ray Review)

Evil is brought to life in this psychological thriller starring Zoe Saldana (Avatar) and Patrick J. Adams (TV’s “Suits”). Based on the best-selling suspense novel by Ira Levin, Rosemary’s Baby features a teleplay by James Wong (TV’s “American Horror Story”) and Scott Abbott (Queen of the Damned) and is directed by Agnieszka Holland (HBO’s “The Wire”). Also […]

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‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Miniseries on Blu-ray & DVD August 19th!

Evil is brought to life in this psychological thriller starring Zoe Saldana (Avatar) and Patrick J. Adams (TV’s “Suits”). The miniseries event Rosemary’s Baby premiered on NBC and arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD August 19, from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Based on the best-selling suspense novel by Ira Levin, Rosemary’s Baby features a teleplay […]

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A Single Shot (Blu-ray Review)

When John Moon (Sam Rockwell) accidentally shoots a young woman and discovers a bag full of cash, the isolated hunter becomes the hunted. His struggle to conceal both the death and the money triggers a cascade of events and encounters that ultimately escalates into a battle for survival. Here’s a film that sort of caught […]

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Sweetwater (Blu-ray Review)

In the late 1800’s, a beautiful former prostitute (January Jones) is trying to build an honest life with her husband in the rugged plains of New Mexico. When she catches the eye of a sadistic and powerful religious leader (Jason Isaacs), her life is violently turned upside down. She embarks on a bloody course of […]

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

ARC Entertainment announces the release of Sweetwater, starring Emmy and Golden Globe nominee January Jones (TV’s Mad Men), Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Ed Harris (Pollock, A History of Violence) and Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter series).  Directed by Logan Miller (Touching Home), Sweetwater will be available on DVD for and Blu-ray on Dec. 31, 2013. In the late 1800’s, […]

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‘A Single Shot’ on Blu-ray and DVD January 14th!

Director David M. Rosenthal (Falling Up, See This Movie) assembles an all-star cast including Sam Rockwell (Iron Man 2, Moon), Academy Award® nominee William H. Macy (Best Supporting Actor, Fargo, 1996), Ted Levine (TV’s “The Bridge”), Kelly Reilly (Flight, TV’s “The Black Box”), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter franchise), Joe Anderson (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2) and Jeffrey […]

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NBFF Reviews: Blood Type Unknown and A Single Shot

Friday night at the 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival allowed me the chance to see two films.  One was a romance drama with a twist called Blood Type: Unknown.  The other was a dramatic thriller called A Single Shot.  I was very pleased with one of these films, but still enjoyed my time at the […]

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Batman & Red Hood To Battle on Blu-ray

This July, get ready for the latest high definition adventure of the Caped Crusader as he takes on his newest nemesis, the Red Hood.  On July 27th, Warner Bros. will officially release its latest DC Comics animated film, Batman: Under the Red Hood.  The 75-minute production matches up the Dark Knight against this latest foe […]

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