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The Favourite (Blu-ray Review)

The regal period drama often feels like a requirement for award season, and yet The Favourite is an attempt to work against expectation. Yes, the Yorgos Lanthimos-directed film features elaborate costumes by Sandy Powell, utilizes an enormous country mansion for its primary location, and finds actors putting on fancy accents and large wigs. At the […]

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Her Majesty Decrees, THE FAVOURITE (Nominated for 10 Oscars) Arrives on Blu-ray March 5

In early 18th-century England, a frail Queen Anne (Golden Globe® Winner Oliva Colman) occupies the throne, and her closest Friend, Lady Sarah (Academy Award® Winner Rachel Weisz), governs the country while tending to Anne’s ill health and volatile temper. When new servant Abigail (Academy Award® Winner Emma Stone) arrives, Sarah takes Abigail under her wing as she cunningly […]

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‘Murder on the Orient Express’ Is A Breezy, Coach Class Ride (Movie Review)

In theory, it would seem like people should welcome another take on Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express. A new adaptation means putting together a mix of veteran actors and rising stars in a presumably handsomely filmed production that focuses on the acting in a character-centric mystery. Director and star Kenneth Branagh accomplishes this […]

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The Lobster (Blu-ray Review)

When you learn of a film with a premise as bizarre as The Lobster, there has to be hope it can really work. Oscar-nominee Yorgos Lanthimos has taken the offbeat sensibilities that helped his film Dogtooth catch on and applied it to his first English-language feature, which involves people either finding love or being turned […]

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Hugh Laurie & Tom Hiddleston Star In THE NIGHT MANAGER on Blu-ray August 30

Golden Globe winner Hugh Laurie (TV’s “House”, Tomorrowland) and Tom Hiddleston (Avengers Assemble, Crimson Peak) lead an incredible British cast in the intense spy thriller THE NIGHT MANAGER and now fans can bring home the original, uncensored version when it comes to Blu-ray & DVD August 30 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Written by David […]

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‘The Lobster’ Does More Than Just Pinch Your Dark Comedy Nerve (Movie Review)

When you learn of a film with a premise as bizarre as The Lobster, there has to be hope it can really work. Oscar-nominee Yorgos Lanthimos has taken the offbeat sensibilities that helped his film Dogtooth catch on and applied it to his first English-language feature, which involves people either finding love or being turned […]

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