Tag Archive for 'Marianne Jean-Baptiste'

Secrets & Lies – The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray Review)

It’s a shame I’m not more well-versed in the films of Mike Leigh. I’ve seen many of them, but not all. And yet, each time I catch up with one of his films, I continue to believe he’s one of the best modern dramatists who continually delivers well-written, terrifically made original films. Now I’ve caught […]


Fatman (Blu-ray Review)

Fatman came to homes quick as a flash just in time for the holidays.  Reading about the movie was enough for me to think the premise was sort of bat$h** crazy.  Seeing it is a whole ‘nother animal.  If you have your tongue placed firmly in cheek though, you may be pleasantly surprised. Check out […]


The Cell (Blu-ray Review)

In this science fiction thriller, child psychiatrist Catherine Deane (Golden Globe-nominee Jennifer Lopez “Selena,” “Maid in Manhattan”) has developed a technique that allows her to travel through the minds of her patients. When Stargher (Emmy Award-nominee Vincent DOnofrio TV’s “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Full Metal Jacket”), a serial killer who methodically drowns his victims […]