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Tag Archive for 'Jaume Collet-Serra'

Jungle Cruise (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Disney is back at it in turning their rides into blockbuster films with Jungle Cruise, starring Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson. The film brings to life the jungle adventure while getting fed rapid dad jokes boat excursion from their theme park. It wound up being one of the biggest global hits of the summer and […]

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Disney’s Jungle Cruise Is An Enjoyable, Familiar Ride (Movie Review)

Disney’s latest theme park ride-turned-potential blockbuster, Jungle Cruise, stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt as two people who board a man-made contraption and mostly bicker as astounding sights and sounds are just out of reach. As a cinematic version of what it’s like to go through “It’s A Small World After,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” […]

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House Of Wax (2005) – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Social media is a funny animal. For all the bad and the insufferable, it has some nice aspects to it that keep people coming back. For instance, for years and years I felt alone in that I thought the mocked upon release film House of Wax from 2005 was in actuality, pretty good. Much of […]

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The Commuter (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Jaume Collet-Serra may not be a marquee director or a household name, but he’s been doing some overall solid work this decade. Probably one of the tops when it comes to the mid-budget adult thriller, he’s coming hot off his Blake Lively horror film The Shallows and reteaming with Liam Neeson. The Commuter marks their […]

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‘The Shallows’ Packs Efficient Bite In The Not-So-Deep Blue Sea (Movie Review)

Just when you thought it was safe to get Blake in the water, along comes The Shallows. Here’s an efficient thriller that milks a solid premise for all it’s worth. A surfer is trapped on a rock near the shore, while a shark circles her. Other details keep it interesting, even while the film goes over-the-top […]

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What About ‘Non-Stop’ Though? (Movie Review)

It is fun to see how much credibility an actor with gravitas can bring to a really silly film.  Liam Neeson has returned to the action/thriller realm once again to star in an airplane-hijacking film, with twists and turns that go way too far in terms of being plausible.  It matters little though, as the […]

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Don’t Be Afraid of the ‘Unknown’

Up until recently I didn’t know anything about Unknown, but when I saw the movie’s trailer on television, a few weeks back, I instantly took notice.  Why?  Because… A) Liam Neeson stars in it… and B) Liam Neeson is shown in a bada$$ role much like he portrayed in Taken.  And so, with only one […]

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