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Tag Archive for 'Jenny Slate'

The Secret Life of Pets (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

The Secret Life of Pets was a film we never made it to theatrically this year.  It wasn’t because we did not want to see it, quite the contrary, but it was just a bad timing thing.  Time is our enemy in life.   Then came news of the fact that this title was coming to the superior […]

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The Secret Lives of Pets Are Getting The Royal Treatment on Blu-ray

Here’s one I’m very stoked to experience on the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format!  This holiday season, the answer to the question “Ever wonder what your pets do when you’re not home?” is answered when The Secret Life of Pets comes to Digital HD November 22, 2016 and 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ 3D, Blu-ray™, DVD and On […]

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A Dog’s Story Highlights ‘The Secret Life Of Pets’ (Movie Review)

It seems like a movie like this requires a reviewer to be upfront about their pet situation. I take care of a tarantula and teaching him to fetch has been tough. With that out of the way, The Secret Life of Pets is certainly a film that will tap into many things pet owners can […]

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Zootopia (Blu-ray Review)

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ (WDAS) comedy-adventure, “Zootopia” has broken records worldwide earning more than $900 million at the global box office to date. The best reviewed movie of 2016, critics and audiences around the world have fallen in love with the wonderfully innovative animal metropolis of “Zootopia” and the comedic chemistry of rookie rabbit officer […]

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‘Zootopia’ Presents Profound Discourse In A Fun Family Film (Movie Review)

Here’s a simple claim right off the bat – Zootopia is a true triumph for Disney. The animation studio has had something of a resurgence in recent years with films such as Frozen and Big Hero 6, but Zootopia feels like an actual classic. That is high praise for the Mouse House, but the balance […]

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Drunk History: Seasons 1 & 2 (DVD Review)

Drunk History is the brain child of Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner.  Apparently inspired by drunk ramblings of New Girl star Jake Johnson during a night out.  It originally was produced and air on the comedy website Funny Or Die.  In 2013, the web show was brought to the television format on Comedy Central.  It […]

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Obvious Child (Blu-ray Review)

There is a certain category that a film like Obvious Child could easily fit into, as it features a female comedian turning in a comedic/slightly dramatic performance in a small comedy about a struggling woman finding new love, while dealing with her current life situation.  This does not mean the film is inherently bad.  Just […]

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Obvious Child Finds Its Way to Blu-ray This October

Jenny Slate (TV’s “Saturday Night Live”) gives the breakout performance of the year playing Donna Stern, a standup comedian that gets dumped, fired and pregnant just in time for Valentine’s Day. Obvious Child, “one of the most startling, honest romantic comedies to appear onscreen in years” (Ann Hornaday, Washington Post), arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD […]

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NBFF 2014 Reviews: ‘Teacher of the Year’ and ‘Obvious Child’

Saturday Night at the 15th Annual Newport Beach Film Fest was another challenging scenario, as a number of films were showing and I had to consider how to best spend my time. Fortunately, the two movies I was able to see were both quite good. Teacher of the Year is my favorite film of the […]

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Dr. Suess’ The Lorax 3D (Blu-ray Review)

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax transports viewers into a fantastical landscape imagined by Dr. Seuss and vividly brought to life by Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team at Illumination Entertainment.  Directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me) from a screenplay adapted by Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul from the 1971 children’s classic, the film is an […]

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The Lorax Has Arrived on Blu-ray and on Draw Something!

Today, Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Zynga announced a first-time partnership to commemorate the highly anticipated debut of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax on Blu-ray & DVD on August 7th.  Starting today, this week-long in-game integration brings one of the year’s top animated films to Zynga’s popular games Draw Something and Words With Friends to benefit local schools across the United States.  The […]

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