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Tag Archive for 'Jennifer Jason Leigh'

Settle In For A ‘Good Time’, Arriving on Blu-ray This November

No crime goes unpunished when the hypnotic action-thriller Good Time heads to Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD November 21 from Lionsgate. Racing against the clock to get his brother out of jail, Connie Nikas finds himself trying to make some quick hustles while evading arrest on the colorful streets of New York. Directed by […]

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‘Good Time’ Is A Riveting, Neon-Lit, Late Night Crime Odyssey (Movie Review)

Plenty of appreciation goes to a film that has me so wrapped up in its urgency that it feels like a jolt when it comes to an end. Good Time presents such an experience. The Palme d’Or nominee presents itself as a modern After Hours, with atmospheric and visceral qualities that call to mind films […]

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Morgan (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Morgan was a film I undeniably didn’t get to theatrically very much so on purpose.  While the trailers and the promise of Ridley Scott producing it initially sucked me in the overall negative critical response kept me far away.  However, I couldn’t help but wonder what really was under the surface here within Morgan.  Is it just some […]

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Short Cuts – The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray Review)

The Criterion Collection has been quite kind to director Robert Altman this year. In addition to putting out The Player, Nashville and McCabe and Mrs. Miller for the first time, we now have a Blu-ray release for his LA-based, character epic Shot Cuts. Inspired by a series of short stories and poems by Raymond Carver, […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Five New Indie Titles

Plenty of indie fare to examine this week – even some denied to yours truly!  (Both Blair Witch and Eddie Murphy’s dramatic turn Mr. Church gave a resounding NO when asked to be seen by little old me!)  But rest assured there’s more than enough to go around including some deep documentaries about everything from […]

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The Hateful Eight (Blu-ray Review)

Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company are proud to present the home entertainment release of the eighth film by two-time Academy Award® winner Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained, Pulp Fiction). Shot entirely on 70mm and featuring a Golden Globe® and BAFTA®award-winning score by Oscar® winner Ennio Morricone (Bugsy, The Mission) THE HATEFUL EIGHT“absolutely delivers on the […]

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Quentin Tarantino’s THE HATEFUL EIGHT Comes To Blu-ray March 29th!

Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company are proud to present the home entertainment release of the eighth film by two-time Academy Award® winner Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained, Pulp Fiction). Shot entirely on 70mm and featuring a Golden Globe® and BAFTA®award-winning score by Oscar® winner Ennio Morricone (Bugsy, The Mission) THE HATEFUL EIGHT“absolutely delivers on […]

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KILL YOUR DARLINGS arrives on Blu-ray & DVD March 18th

Here’s another film I just never had the chance to see, but may get a chance to in the near future.  Here’s the official word:  The provocative, untold true story of a murder involving three great poets – Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William S. Boroughs – unfolds when Sony Pictures Classics’ KILL YOUR DARLINGS […]

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Weeds: The Complete Collection Grows On Blu-ray This November

Having never seen this show I gotta say I’m kind of pumped for this upcoming release I’m about to spill the beans on.  I mean, what better way to watch an entire series than marathon viewing?  No commercials!  A whopping 16 discs!  Paradise!  So here’s the dealio all..the ultimate collection of all eight seasons of […]

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Head Into ‘The Spectacular Now’ (Movie Review)

When it comes to teenager-focused comedy dramas, based around high school life, I tend to look at Cameron Crowe’s Say Anything as my favorite of that bunch.  The Spectacular Now is a film adaptation of an acclaimed novel by Tim Tharp and it has come very close to giving me the same vibe that I […]

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The Hudsucker Proxy – Classic From The Vault – Just Seen It

Sean and Liz offer you a classic from the vault starring Tim Robbins and Paul Newman. A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam. WATCH US ON PBS SOCAL Saturdays at 6PM or pbssocal.org/justseenit

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