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Tag Archive for 'Michael Pena'

The Vague Dramatic Expression That Is ‘Collateral Beauty’ (Movie Review)

It’s strange how Collateral Beauty is almost a novel idea for a film. Somehow packing a bunch of talented actors into a film set during the December holiday season that isn’t a comedy has become a rare commodity. The film is a straight drama that holds its sincerity close to its heart, even if that […]

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The Martian: Extended Edition (Blu-ray Review)

It’s back and better than ever. With a couple Golden Globe wins and seven Oscar nominations, director Ridley Scott has made his best film in a decade, as The Martian delivers on being an exciting visual success, with a tremendous cast making it all the more worthwhile. Matt Damon leads the way in a film […]

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The Martian (Blu-ray Review)

With a couple Golden Globe wins and lots of Oscar potential, director Ridley Scott has made his best film in a decade, as The Martian delivers on being an exciting visual success, with a tremendous cast making it all the more worthwhile. Matt Damon leads the way in a film about one man surviving 140 […]

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Ant-Man (3D Blu-ray Review)

Marvel, the Studio who brought you “The Avengers”, now brings to life one of the original Avengers — Marvel’s Ant-Man. Bring home the epic heist as Ant-man embraces his inner hero and harnesses the unique ability to shrink in scale to save not only the world, but his daughter. Full of both humor and heart, […]

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MARVEL PHASE 2 COLLECTION Coming Exclusive To Amazon December 8th!

Marvel’s Ant-Man releasing on Blu-ray December 8th marks the end of MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE: PHASE TWO.  Fans can now celebrate with this action-packed 13-disc collector’s set.   The limited-edition, 13-Disc Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase Two Collection invites you to hold the greatest power in the cosmos in your grasp – an orb containing one of the legendary Infinity […]

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ANT-MAN Comes To Blu-ray December 8th!

Marvel, the Studio who brought you “The Avengers”, now brings to life one of the original Avengers — Marvel’s Ant-Man. Bring home the epic heist as Ant-man embraces his inner hero and harnesses the unique ability to shrink in scale to save not only the world, but his daughter. Full of both humor and heart, […]

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‘The Martian’ Cultivates A Rich Extraplanetary Film Experience (Movie Review)

The Martian is one of those rare moments where I went into the movie knowing full well what was going to happen.  No, I’m not clairvoyant.  I read the book written by Andy Weir.  However, what makes the headlines even more interesting besides me reading a book is the fact that Andy’s novel was first self […]

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New Trailer For The Martian

Ahoy there!  Here’s some exciting news to brighten up your Wednesday!  We have the brand NEW trailer for 20th Century Fox’s upcoming film, The Martian.  Featuring a star-studded cast that includes Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Donald Glover, The Martian is based on a best-selling novel, and helmed by master […]

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Review: Ant-Man

“Ant-Man” is so funny, so charming, and so confident that its absurdly goofy premise never spirals into unbelievability. What director Peyton Reed and screenwriters Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Adam McKay, and Paul Rudd have created is an absolute joy to behold. The action is thrilling, the characters are engaging, the drama is emotional, and the […]

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Ant-Man Provides Some Decent-Size Fun (Movie Review)

Somewhere there’s a big joke in all of this, that is if you’re familiar with all the Ant-Man drama over the past year.  Between y’all and I, it’s a wonder this movie even got made, nonetheless successfully completed before its official July 17th release date.  Now with most movies, there are some behind the scenes drama at […]

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Fury (Blu-ray Review)

April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds […]

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BIG NEWS! The Ant-Man Teaser is Out!

Whether you were watching the premiere of Marvel’s Agent Carter or simply waiting for YouTube/Twitter/Facebook to explode with all this ANT-MAN stuff, it is now safe to think small and get a load of what Marvel has in store this July.  Ant-Man is coming and troubled behind-the-scenes business aside, many surely have enough faith in the […]

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Bring the ‘Fury’ on Blu-ray & DVD January 27th!

David Ayer (End of Watch) directs an all-star ensemble cast led by two-time Academy Award® nominee Brad Pitt (Best Supporting Actor, Twelve Monkeys, 1995; Best Actor, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 2008) in the gritty war story FURY, available on Digital HD Dec. 30 and on Blu-ray™ and DVD Jan. 27 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Set in the closing […]

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Frontera (Blu-ray Review)

Does everyone remember the Ed Harris-Eva Longoria-Michael Pena border crossing uber drama that took the box office by storm this past summer?  No?  Oh yeah, cuz it only opened in three theaters and expanded to a total of fourteen by the end of its run.  As a matter of fact, its theatrical run ended just […]

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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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FRONTERA, Starring Ed Harris & Eva Longoria On Blu-ray 11/4

Set along the tumultuous Arizona-Mexico border, FRONTERA follows Miguel (Peña), a hardworking father and devoted husband who crosses the border illegally and is wrongfully accused of murdering the wife of a former sheriff (Harris). Miguel’s pregnant wife (Longoria) lands in the hands of corrupt Mexican “Coyote” smugglers as she tries to help her husband, while […]

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Cesar Chavez (Blu-ray Review)

Prolific actor Diego Luna (Y Tu Mama Tambien, Rudo Y Cursi) makes his feature film-directing debut with the biopic Cesar Chavez. Luna assembles an ensemble cast of characters to bring the legendary real life story and struggle of the man who would organize the migrant farmworkers of California and demand better working conditions for these people. […]

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‘Cesar Chavez’ on Blu-ray & DVD July 22nd!

The gripping biopic about the most important Hispanic activist in American history, Cesar Chavez, arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD Ultraviolet™), DVD (plus Digital Ultraviolet), Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View July 22 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The film will be available two weeks earlier on Digital HD on July 8. An all-star cast led by Michael Peña, […]

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