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Tag Archive for 'Meryl Streep'

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again feels somewhat of a silent assassin from this summer’s box office. The film took in almost $125 million domestically and almost $450 million worldwide. Until Crazy Rich Asians, the film had a firm spot in the Top 10. Its almost like its predecessor, which was actually somewhat of a […]

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MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN On 4K Ultra-HD October 23rd!

Bring family and friends together and have the time of your life with MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN Sing-Along Edition, the all-new smash-hit romantic comedy based on the songs of ABBA, for a one-of-a-kind at home experience. MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN arrives on Digital and the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on October 9, 2018, as well as […]

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The Post (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

They may have different years of released attached to them, but Steven Spielberg had two big releases in three months. He’s no stranger to multiple films in a calendar year, as a quick peruse of his filmography will show many double features. Three months before Ready Player One, Spielberg had an Oscar caliber film in […]

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Oscar Nominated Best Motion Picture THE POST Available on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray This April

OSCAR ® winners Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, and Tom Hanks team up for the first time in this thrilling film based on a true story. Determined to uphold the nation’s civil liberties, Katharine Graham (Streep), publisher of The Washinton Post, and hard-nosed editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks) join forces to expose a decades-long cover-up. But the two […]

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‘The Post’ Is Spielberg’s Ace In The Hole (Movie Review)

Leave it to director Steven Spielberg to once again turn a history lesson into an invigorating character study with potent relevance. The Post is another excellent movie from one of the most revered filmmakers of all time. A cast led by two of the world’s most well-liked actors is just one of the highlights in […]

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Meryl’s Florence Foster Jenkins Sings Her Heart Out (Movie Review)

In recent years I have found myself at odds with viewing numerous period dramas about famous white people overcoming adversity and Meryl Streep performances where she plays the role very ‘big’. This is why it is nice to say that Florence Foster Jenkins is pretty darn delightful. Stephen Frears must have had real philomania for […]

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DEATH BECOMES HER Becomes A Blu-ray April 26th From Scream Factory!

Three-time Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep, Oscar® winner Goldie Hawn and Golden Globe winner Bruce Willis star in acclaimed director Robert Zemeckis’ outrageously entertaining comedy about greed, vanity, sex, immortality, life…and death.  Isabella Rossellini (Blue Velvet) is a beautiful enchantress who changes their lives – and deaths – forever in this hilarious dark comedy with […]

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Into The Woods (Blu-ray Review)

From the director of “Chicago” and the producer of “Wicked” comes a modern twist on the beloved fairy tales you thought you knew. Academy Award®-Winning actress Meryl Streep (Best Actress, The Iron Lady), leads an all-star cast in this enchanted adventure about daring to venture Into The Woods.  The film wound up landing Meryl Streep […]

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Enjoy Some Clips From Tuesday’s Upcoming INTO THE WOODS Blu-ray!

To celebrate the release of Into the Woods next Tuesday on Blu-ray and Digital HD, Disney decided to share a couple clips with us to wet your appetite.  Will you be purchasing this one, day one?  If so, be sure to follow the Amazon link so you can not only lock yourself up a copy, […]

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Disney’s INTO THE WOODS Arrives On DMA & Blu-ray 3/24!

From the director of “Chicago” and the producer of “Wicked” comes a modern twist on the beloved fairy tales you thought you knew. Academy Award®-Winning actress Meryl Streep (Best Actress, The Iron Lady), leads an all-star cast in this enchanted adventure about daring to venture Into The Woods.  Iconic characters, such as Cinderella, Little Red […]

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Head ‘Into The Woods’ For An Entertaining Diversion (Movie Review)

Given how much they talked/sang about it, I was glad that everyone definitely went into the woods.  Two things:  I was not at all hip to knowing anything about the original Into the Woods stage musical before this film was announced and I enjoy the musical style of Stephen Sondheim.  With that in mind, I […]

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The Giver (Blu-ray Review)

The Giver centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment.  Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community’s memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths […]

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The Homesman Is Surreal, Grim Stuff (Movie Review)

How grim is too grim and when does it just start becoming a little humorous?  Earlier this year we had a novel idea for a film in the form of A Million Ways to Die in the West.  That film did not work for me overall, but the idea of making a western film that […]

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‘The Giver’ on Blu-ray & DVD November 25th!

The Giver centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment.  Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community’s memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths […]

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Received Lightweight Entertainment From ‘The Giver’ (Movie Review)

The Giver is the story of a young hero living in a futuristic society where a governing system has seemingly made everything perfect and free of chaos, with ruminating thoughts on possible corruption lurking just beneath the surface.  This seems like an interesting idea, were one not to realize how often it seems to come […]

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INTO THE WOODS Trailer Now Available on iTunes!

Today Disney has unveiled their teaser trailer for the upcoming live action film adaptation of the longtime favorite musical Into The Woods!  I saw this one long ago back in the 90s and remember it being quite a bit of good fun.  So, I’m kind of looking forward to seeing this.  It comes from Rob […]

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Dysfunctional Family Fun, Minus The Fun In ‘August: Osage County’ (Movie Review)

This matters very little in terms of my thoughts on the film, but I do not much care for the way this film is being marketed.  August: Osage County is a lot of things.  It is a well-acted drama, with some comedic moments.  It is based on an award-winning play by Tracy Letts.  It involves […]

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Hope Springs Movie Review – Just Seen It

Leah, Sean and David discuss the romantic dramedy starring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell. Find out if the script is worthy of the performances. Starring Leah Aldridge (@leeleereads), Sean Wright and David Freedman (@ShowRunnerDave). Directed by , Liz Manashil (@LizManashil). Synopsis: After 31 years together, Kay finds herself in a loveless […]

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