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Tag Archive for 'Philip Seymour Hoffman'

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Hot on the heels of the original came the obvious sequel to The Hunger Games, Catching Fire.  Since there’s, you know, multiple books in the series, anybody and everybody was expecting regardless of “how big” the first film would do.  With the sequel came a changing of the guard as Gary Ross stepped away from […]

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

All good things must come to an end and all Mockingjays must have their part 2.  And it all felt like it came and went so quickly.  Just a mere 3 and a half years following the first film, here we were with a fourth (extra film to be honest) and final chapter.  It was […]

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Following in the footsteps of its contemporaries, Harry Potter and Edward Cullen, Katniss Everdeen had the final book in her series split into to.  For the fans of the novel, it brought some head scratching, that of the three books, Mockingjay would get split and not one that could have been more detailed in Catching […]

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Relive Katniss Everdeen’s HUNGER GAMES Adventures In 4K November 8th!

Experience the blockbuster phenomenon franchise like never before when The Hunger Games series arrives on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD) November 8 from Lionsgate. Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) stars as Katniss Everdeen, the girl on fire, who took the world by storm with a four-film cumulative worldwide box office […]

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 (Blu-ray Review)

Four years after Jennifer Lawrence first appeared on the big screen as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, Lionsgate’s (NYSE: LGF) critically acclaimed series based on Suzanne Collins’ best-selling book trilogy comes to a thrilling resolution in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, arriving on Digital HD March 8 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack […]

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Kori’s Top 10 Films of 2014

Well another year has come and gone, leaving in its dust quite a year in Hollywood. We had the tragic and shocking deaths of Philip Seymour Hoffman and the beloved Robin Williams. Sony released, pulled and re-released the controversial film, The Interview, due to cyber threats and their systems getting hacked by North Korea. This […]

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‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1’ Successfully Sparks The Beginning Of The End (Movie Review)

Here is another critic-proof blockbuster that happens to be an entry in a series I very much enjoy.  With movies that not only have a massive amount of hype, but are also a part of an ongoing franchise, there really is not much to lose when writing about them.  I am not going to focus […]

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A Most Wanted Man (Blu-ray Review)

“The author behind Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and the director of The American have joined forces to seemingly put together the most deliberately paced, convoluted spy thriller since those two films I just mentioned for A Most Wanted Man.”  That is one way to sum up this espionage-drama based on John le Carre’s novel, but […]

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Leads All-Star Cast In A Most Wanted Man Arriving On Blu-ray This November

In what would become his final starring performance, Academy Award® winner Philip Seymour Hoffman (Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Capote, 2005) leads an impressive all-star cast in the “tense spy thriller” (Wall Street Journal) A Most Wanted Man, coming out of the shadows and onto Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand November 4 from Lionsgate […]

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Catch The Fire of The Hunger Games on Blu-ray This March!

Wow!  I can’t tell you how excited I am to finally get the official word that Hunger Games: Catching Fire is just around the corner on the Blu-ray format with a release date of March 7th!  I can’t even recount all the times I tried to catch this one theatrically after missing the press screening in […]

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‘Catching Fire’ Burns Down The Competition (Movie Review)

With Twilight having ended and The Hobbit being something of a different beast, there is little that The Hunger Games franchise currently has to compete with, in terms of popular book series being adapted into films.  Several others have come out recently (The Host, Beautiful Creatures, The Mortal Instruments, etc.), but none have found the […]

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The Master (Blu-ray Review)

Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film, The Master, finds Joaquin Phoenix’s character being absorbed into the world of a charismatic intellectual played by Philip Seymour Hoffman.  The result is a film that is ambitious, greatly acted (Phoenix, Hoffman, and Amy Adams have all found themselves Oscar nominated for their roles), expertly filmed, but also challenging to […]

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‘The Master’ And His Cause Requires Some Processing

So a WWII Vet and the leader of a cult walk into a bar…One has no idea where to go and the other appears to have all the answers.  A main character finding comfort and solace from a new and enigmatic person in their life has been a theme in other films from writer/director Paul […]

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The Master Movie Review – Just Seen It

Salim, Rachel and Greg review the newest period piece drama from Director Paul Thomas Anderson. Starring Salim Lemelle, Rachel Appelbaum and Greg Karber. Directed by Sean Wright. Synopsis: Freddie is an alcoholic drifter dealing with the trauma of World War Two. By chance, he meets Lancaster, the charismatic leader of The Cause. As Freddie adheres to Lancaster’s religious […]

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The Ides of March (Blu-ray Review)

Ambition seduces and power corrupts in this look at politics from Academy Award nominated director George Clooney (Good Night, and Good Luck). Idealistic campaign worker Stephen Myers (Ryan Gosling) has sworn to give all for Governor Mike Morris (Clooney), a wild card presidential candidate whose groundbreaking ideas could change the political landscape. However, a brutal Ohio […]

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The Ides of March Comes out on Blu-ray January 17!

Ambition seduces and power corrupts in a nerve-wracking thriller from Academy Award nominated director George Clooney (Good Night, and Good Luck). Idealistic campaign worker Stephen Myers (Ryan Gosling) has sworn to give all for Governor Mike Morris (Clooney), a wild card presidential candidate whose groundbreaking ideas could change the political landscape. However, a brutal Ohio primary […]

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This ‘Moneyball’ Has Been Hit Over The Fence

In general, I am not big of watching professional sports.  However, if I had to name a favorite, it would be baseball.  Having said that, I only knew so much about the subject matter being addressed in Moneyball, a well written sports drama, based on true events, about a man attempting to shake up an […]

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Boogie Nights (Blu-ray Review)

Most of my movie-loving friends have already seen Boogie Nights while I had not.  Considering the film had as much popularity as it did and it’s well over a decade old now, it was high time I sat down for a watch of this flick.  I heard fragments of the content here and there so […]

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