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Tag Archive for 'Javier Bardem'

Nothing Will Prepare You For ‘Mother!’ (Movie Review)

It is amazing that a gonzo film like Mother! exists. That doesn’t take away from the many weird movies that are out there, some heralded as masterpieces, but Mother! is not some indie debut or the product of a decade continually spewing out originality. Here is a film full of A-list talent, produced by a […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Seven New Indie Titles

Back from vacation and ready to do movie battle with a multitude of indie outings, it’s time to dissect some smaller film fare for you fans.  Taking on seven cinematic hopefuls this week with a wide range of genres and effectiveness.  (According to yours truly anyway!)  Romances during war time, horror houses with many sinister […]

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PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES On 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray October 3rd!

Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films present Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is a rollicking new tale of the high seas, infused with all the elements of fantasy, humor and action that have resulted in an international phenomenon for the past 13 years. Johnny Depp returns to his Academy Award®-nominated role as the outrageous, […]

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean’: At Franchise’s End (Movie Review)

Keep in mind this review is arriving before we learn what amount of treasure Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales manages to plunder at the box office, but what could be next for this series? Disney has managed to make a multi-billion dollar franchise out of a popular amusement park ride, proving […]

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The Gunman (Blu-ray Review)

From the director of Taken comes The Gunman, a pulse pounding action thriller starring two-time Academy Award winner Sean Penn. It’s been eight years since Jim Terrier (Penn) worked as a black ops assassin and now someone from his old organization wants him dead. Pursued across Africa and Europe by elite hit men, Terrier is dragged back into […]

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‘The Gunman’ on Blu-ray & DVD June 30th

Two-time Academy Award® winner Sean Penn (Milk, Mystic River) is the object of a deadly international manhunt in the pulse-pounding thriller The Gunman, coming to Digital HD on June 16, 2015 and on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD as well as On Demand on June 30, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The latest nail-biting adventure from director Pierre […]

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Sean Penn Heads Into Neeson Territory in this Trailer for ‘The Gunman’ from the Director of Taken

Well this took me by surprise. Sean Penn has decided to join Liam Neeson and Denzel Washington in the realm of ‘high class’ actors doing crazy, B-level action movies.  It helps that Penn is aided by a strong supporting cast.  Check this out: Open Road Films is proud to share the OFFICIAL TRAILER for the new […]

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The Counselor: Unrated Extended Cut (Blu-ray Review)

For film lovers, the idea of putting director Ridley Scott and author Cormac McCarthy together for a film seemed like a grand idea.  Between Scott’s abilities to provide thrilling atmosphere and a compelling depiction of process in his films and McCarthy’s skill for writing about the darkest sides of humanity, while sometimes adding a slight […]

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Catch Ridley Scott’s Edge-of-Your-Seat Thriller, “The Counselor,” on February 11!

To be fair, I did not come up with the title of this post nor would I have wanted to write that, that was on the press release e-mail.  That said, while I was initially disappointed in theaters by Ridley Scott’s The Counselor, I am one to pay attention to his extended/director cuts of his […]

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‘The Counselor,’ The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (Movie Review)

For film lovers, the idea of putting director Ridley Scott and author Cormac McCarthy together for a film seemed like a grand idea.  Between Scott’s abilities to provide thrilling atmosphere and a compelling depiction of process in his films and McCarthy’s skill for writing about the darkest sides of humanity, while sometimes adding a slight […]

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Skyfall (Blu-ray Review)

James Bond returns in this 23rd entry in a series that is now celebrating its 50th anniversary.  The enduring character has gone through a lot, from secret volcano lairs, to undersea hideouts, to up into outer space.  Since Daniel Craig has taken on the role of Bond, the character has since become grounded in a […]

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James Bond’s Newest Adventure “Skyfall” Hits Blu-ray This February

The latest James Bond film, Skyfall, is arriving on Blu-ray this February and I am quite excited for it.  Currently ranking as one of the most successful Bond films of all time, both critically (Great reviews all over and 5 Oscar Nominations) and commercially (One Billion Dollars *holds pinky to lip, Dr. Evil style*), this […]

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Skyfall Movie Review – Just Seen It

Starring Sean Wright, Leah Aldridge and David Freedman.Directed by Amy Taylor. Synopsis: James Bond is presumed dead after a mission goes wrong in Istanbul. But when M and MI6 come under attack, he resurfaces to stop the terror. Together, they fight a madman bent on personal revenge. WATCH US ON PBS SOCAL Saturdays at 6PM […]

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‘Skyfall’ Is A Great Celebration Of Bond’s 50th Anniversary

James Bond returns in this 23rd entry in a series that is now celebrating its 50th anniversary.  The enduring character has gone through a lot, from secret volcano lairs, to undersea hideouts, to up into outer space.  Since Daniel Craig has taken on the role of Bond, the character has since become grounded in a […]

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Skyfall ‘Preview Review’ and James Bond Retrospective – Just Seen It

In anticipation of the new Bond thriller SKYFALL and a look back at 50 years of James Bond in the movies, Sean, Leah and David talk about SKYFALL and their favorite Bond Movies and the men who played the secret agent. Starring Leah Aldridge, Sean Wright and David Freedman Directed by Amy Taylor. Synopsis: James Bond is presumed […]

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Our Favorite Bond Girls – Just Seen It

In anticipation of the new Bond thriller SKYFALL and a look back at 50 years of James Bond in the movies, Sean, Leah and David picked the women that were more than a match for 007. Who is yours? Tweet is at @justseenit. PUSSY GALORE! Starring Leah Aldridge, Sean Wright and David Freedman. Directed by Amy Taylor. […]

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Greg’s James Bond Rant – Just Seen It

With Skyfall rapidly approaching along with the 50th anniversary of James Bond in the movies, Greg gives us his take on the super agent. Oh – you’re not a super agent? OK. Starring Greg Karber. Directed by Sean Wright. WATCH US ON PBS SOCAL Saturdays at 6PM or pbssocal.org/justseenit

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Biutiful (Blu-ray Review)

Nominated for two 2010 Academy Awards – Best Foreign Language Film of the Year and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for Javier Bardem, who masterfully takes on the role of Uxbal, a man living on the wrong side of the law who struggles to provide for his children on the dangerous streets of […]

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