Twenty years ago today film history was made with the theatrical release of SHOWGIRLS, an NC-17 sleazefest so stunningly misguided it had to become one of the top ten on our ‘bad movies we love’ list. The first NC-17 film to get wide mainstream theatrical distribution, SHOWGIRLS was shrouded in controversy because of the advance ‘buzz’ regarding [...]
One of the intriguing aspects of Sundance TV’s The Red Road lies in the stellar performances from Jason Momoa and Martin Henderson, as they play strong-willed but flawed protagonists who are struggling to keep it together.
The Red Road: The Complete Second Season picks up a year after the first season’s events, as outsider Phillip Kopus [...]
Pixels (PG-13, 106 minutes) was critically lambasted upon its release, and some critics believed it signaled the death knell for Adam Sandler’s feature film career continued. The movie, budgeted at $88 million, turned in over $194 million at the worldwide box office, so theories of Sandler’s cinematic demise is absolutely premature.
Avid gamers, especially lovers [...]
Considered by many to be a contemporary holiday classic, THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS is a beautifully mounted stop-motion animated musical telling the story of how Jack Skellington, the king of Halloween Town, discovers (and then comes to understand the concept behind) Christmas Town.
Created by TIM BURTON, the film is a stylish combination of the [...]
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, the inspired feature directing debut by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, hits Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD October 6 via Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Greg Gaines (Thomas Mann) is a likable enough teenager who wants to graduate high school without any kind of confrontations from his fellow students. He passes time [...]
Aloft, a drama headlined by Jennifer Connelly (Noah) and Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders, Batman Begins), hits Blu-ray and DVD September 29 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Directed by Peruvian filmmaker Claudia Llosa, best known for her critically acclaimed feature The Milk of Sorrow, Aloft centers on a renowned healer (Connelly) who is dealing with [...]
Screenwriter/actor Leigh Whannell made his feature directing debut with Insidious: Chapter 3, and that supernatural horror hit debuts on Blu-ray and DVD October 6 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
This movie takes place before the events of the first two installments, as paranormal investigators Tucker (Angus Sampson) and Specs (Whannell), along with psychic Elise (Lin Shaye) [...]
Spy, the action comedy featuring Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, and Jude Law hits Blu-ray and DVD September 29 via Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. With a worldwide box office take of over $232 million, the film was one of this year’s biggest hits. This is director Paul Feig’s third successful collaboration with McCarthy, [...]
Hitting Blu-ray and DVD August 4, Adult Beginners centers on Jake (Nick Kroll), an entrepreneur who, after losing his shirt on a tech venture gone wrong, moves back to his family home for a bit of comfort.
Although his pregnant sister Justine (Rose Byrne) and her loving husband Danny (Bobby Cannavale) seem to have [...]
The Duke of Burgundy, a surreal thriller which is inspired by European art house cinema and carries its share of Gothic undertones, hits Blu-ray and DVD September 29 via Shout! Factory. Directed by Peter Strickland (Berberian Sound Studio), the narrative centers on Cynthia (Sidse Babett Knudsen), a butterfly researcher who enters a sadomasochistic affair with [...]