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Tag Archive for 'Robert Zemeckis'

Allied (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

I’m a big fan of the spy/espionage subgenre of dramas, thrillers and action films.  Whether it be James Bond, The Spy Who Came In From The Cold, Jason Bourne or Bridge of Spies, I’m down for some those deceitful antics.  While 2015 was the year of the spy film (Or return, there were a lot), […]

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ALLIED Starring Marion Cotillard & Brad Pitt Comes To 4K UHD On February 28th

Hailed as “gripping, powerful, and epic ” (Scott Mantz, “Access Hollywood”) Academy Award®-winning* director Robert Zemeckis’ (Forrest Gump, Cast Away) seductive thriller ALLIED makes its home entertainment debut on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand February 28, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  The film arrives two weeks early on Digital HD February […]

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It’s Love And War Between The ‘Allied’ (Movie Review)

It seems as if there is something to praise for making the kind of movie that suggests the phrase, “They don’t make ‘em like this anymore.” Allied seems to be gunning for that reaction. The Robert Zemeckis-directed suspense drama is the sort of old-fashioned war/romance story that assumes you can enjoy it based on the […]

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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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The Walk (Blu-ray Review)

Academy Award® winning Director Robert Zemeckis, (Best Director, Forrest Gump, 1994) uses cutting edge technology to bring to life the true story of THE WALK, debuting on Digital HD Dec. 22 and on Two-Disc 3D Blu-ray™Combo Pack, Blu-ray and DVD Jan. 5 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Looper) stars as Philippe Petit, a […]

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Take THE WALK on Blu-ray January 5th!

Academy Award® winning Director Robert Zemeckis, (Best Director, Forrest Gump, 1994) uses cutting edge technology to bring to life the true story of THE WALK, debuting on Digital HD Dec. 22 and on Two-Disc 3D Blu-ray™Combo Pack, Blu-ray and DVD Jan. 5 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Looper) stars as Philippe Petit, a […]

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Back To The Future – 30th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Great Scott! In 1985 Director Robert Zemeckis, Executive Producer Steven Spielberg and Producer/Screenwriter Bob Gale embarked on a three-part journey through time that broke box-office records worldwide and catapulted Back to the Future into one of the most beloved trilogies in motion picture history.  In 1989, the filmmakers gave us a glimpse of the future […]

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‘The Walk’ Thrills With “High-Tension” Moments (Movie Review)

Ever since I saw the trailer for The Walk in IMAX at a screen of Mad Max: Fury Road I have been enthralled about seeing it.  The weird thing though is I hate heights.  However, I’m oddly drawn to that vertigo feeling seeing a film such as The Walk on a large IMAX screen can […]

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BACK TO THE FUTURE 30th Anniversary Trilogy on BD & DVD Oct 20!

Great Scott! In 1985 Director Robert Zemeckis, Executive Producer Steven Spielberg and Producer/Screenwriter Bob Gale embarked on a three-part journey through time that broke box-office records worldwide and catapulted Back to the Future into one of the most beloved trilogies in motion picture history.  In 1989, the filmmakers gave us a glimpse of the future […]

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit? 25th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a dazzling blend of live action and animation that’s a four time Academy Award Winner (1988) for Best Film Editing, Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Effects Editing and a Special Achievement in Animation Direction.  Bob Hoskins (Hook, Brazil) stars as Eddie Valiant, a toon hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s […]

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Flight (Blu-ray Review)

Academy Award® winner Denzel Washington stars in this “riveting and powerful nail-biting thriller” from Robert Zemeckis, the Academy Award®winning director of Forrest Gump and Cast Away.  Airline pilot Whip Whitaker (Washington) miraculously lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe.  But even as he’s being hailed for his heroic efforts, questions arise as to who or […]

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‘Flight’ debuts on Blu-ray February 5th!

“One of the most memorable movie-going experiences of the year” (Richard Roeper, “Richard Roeper & The Movies”), the “keenly felt, knuckle-biting drama” (Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly) FLIGHT makes its Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand debut on February 5, 2013 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Hailed by critics and audiences alike, FLIGHT is directed […]

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‘Flight’ Coasts With Good Acting, In The Midst Of A Stormy, Heavy-Handed Drama

There is a solid 30 minutes of Flight that makes for one really compelling drama.  It involves a sequence that will terrify anyone that was already a nervous flier and sets up possible stakes for the rest of the film.  Unfortunately, that was merely the film that was being advertised, not the one that we […]

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Disney’s A Christmas Carol 2D/3D (Blu-ray Review)

There have been countless movie versions of Charles Dickens’  A Christmas Carol and Disney has now been involved with three of them alone!  Their first one was with Mickey and the gang, then came The Muppet Christmas Carol with Michael Caine, and now this movie with Jim Carrey.  I can’t think of any other property […]

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Back to the Future Blu-Ray Launch Party

One of the greatest movie franchises ever made, The Back to the Future Trilogy has finally arrived on Blu-ray! For those fans who would like to see the stars talk about the movies and what it’s meant to them at the Blu-ray launch party, then take a look at all of the clips below.  If […]

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Go ‘Back to the Future’ on Blu-ray This October!

Here it is!  The Holy Grail on Blu-ray!  Well, it’s not exactly the Holy Grail, but it’s pretty darn close!  Universal confirmed the month-long rumors yesterday when they announced the October 26th Blu-ray release date of Back to the Future: 25th Anniversary Trilogy.  I just might have to request that day off of work.  Video […]

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