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Tag Archive for 'Peter Berg'

Deepwater Horizon (Blu-ray Review)

Director Peter Berg knocked out two films in 2016, both based on true, tragic American events. It could have been tricky to do, but he seems to be more in his element than ever and that brings us to his take on a disaster film.  As you may remember, given all the media coverage, Deepwater […]

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DEEPWATER HORIZON VR Features A 360° Commentary With Director Peter Berg

Deepwater Horizon hits Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra HD on January 10, but I have a bonus post to throw your way, before digging into a full review of the Blu-ray. The Peter Berg-directed film, featuring Mark Walhberg and Kurt Russell, tells the story of the men involved in the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig disaster that […]

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‘Patriots Day’ Skillfully Portrays A Successful Manhunt (Movie Review)

If Deepwater Horizon was a solid warm up for director Peter Berg earlier this year, then Patriots Day is the hit he was going for. Working to portray an intense, real life situation without exploiting it, Berg carefully balances tragedy with heroics spread through a variety of characters simply doing their job. Minus some final […]

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DEEPWATER HORIZON – Starring Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell – On Blu-ray & 4K This January

Academy Award® nominee Mark Wahlberg* re-teams with director Peter Berg (Lone Survivor) in the tense, moving action drama Deepwater Horizon, arriving on Digital HD December 20th from Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE Company. Filled with powerful performances and “white-knuckle tension” (USA Today) Deepwater Horizon will be available on 4K Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Battleship”

This week sees the continuation of the guilt ridden purge of questionable cinematic outings by yours truly in an attempt to enlighten and embarrass equally – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  For those who are old school board game junkies like me, the guilty pleasure selection below won’t come as a complete shock.  (For the […]

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‘Deepwater Horizon’ Delivers Fiery Intensity At Sea (Movie Review)

On the heels of Sully, we have another tense, biographical drama based around a recent American event, only this time with more disaster-based thrills.  Deepwater Horizon recounts the events that led up to the explosion and subsequent fire on an offshore drilling unit, resulting in the largest environmental disaster in U.S. history. Rather than heavily […]

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Shocker – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Fans of legendary director Wes Craven (Scream, The Last House on the Left, A Nightmare on Elm Street) know well the terror mayhem inflicted by Horace Pinker, a diabolical mass murderer who harnesses electricity for unimaginable killing powers, from the 1989 horror cult classic SHOCKER. On September 8, 2015, Scream Factory™ is proud to present […]

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‘Lone Survivor’ Wants To Make Every Bullet Count (Movie Review)

Devotion can be a tricky thing.  Lone Survivor is ostensibly an action film, but because of its source material and the man who lived the experience, the effort that went into making this film seems to have been heavily concentrated on making it have the feel of an “important” story, just as much as a […]

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Gerard’s Worst Films of 2012

This worst-of list will not be as long as my other Top 10 lists due to the fact that some films that were downright unwatchable weren’t even watched all the way through. I decided not to subject myself to them, so some of these selections will probably just get “honorable worst-of” mentions instead, or a […]

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Battleship – Just Seen It Movie Review

Aliens invade earth after receiving a signal from NASA. But the crew of the John Paul Jones and their comrades engage the attackers in a vicious sea battle. So the Americans and Japanese navies join forces in a fight for the survival of the human race. Directed by Peter Berg, this action Sci-Fi thriller stars […]

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The Stallone 3-Film Collector’s Set Arrives on Blu-ray August 14

The world’s favorite action superstar, Academy Award® nominee Sylvester Stallone (Best Actor in a Leading Role, Rocky, 1976), is back with the Blu-ray Disc and DVD release of the Stallone 3-Film Collector’s Set from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Just in time for the theatrical release of his highly anticipated action film, The Expendables 2, this collection […]

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Battleship (Movie Review): Iron Man Meets John Carter in the Navy

When I first heard they were making a live adaptation of the infamous Parker Bros. (now owned by Hasbro since 1991) game, Battleship, I thought oh my, what a huge naval epic it could be.  The possibilities were endless, in my opinion.  A grand scale naval adventure hasn’t seen success on the silver screen in […]

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‘Battleship’: The Most Explosive Board Game Of The Year

The trickiest thing about writing a review for Battleship, the film based on the popular board game, which now pits Tim Riggins of Mars against a fleet of aliens that challenge the Navy to deadly war games…or something, is capturing why I did not really care for the film as much as I did other, […]

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WonderCon 2012: Universal Pictures – Battleship and Snow White and the Huntsman

Adding more to my series of WonderCon posts, there is something to be said for what Universal has in store for audiences this summer.  This blockbuster studio’s presentations included panels for the upcoming films Snow White and the Huntsman and Battleship.  There was much to enjoy from both in regards to the footage that we […]

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Cop Land (Blu-ray Review)

The late 90’s have caught up to me again, yo! Cop Land was to be the ensemble drama to end the decade. You had Sylvester Stallone, Ray Liotta, Harvey Keitel, and Robert De Niro headlining the film, but you also had Stallone not playing an “ordinary” character. Up until that point he was known as […]

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