Halt and Catch Fire: The Complete Second Season will hit DVD August 9 via Anchor Bay Entertainment. The AMC series, which centers on a group of dysfunctional yet highly motivated people working in the 1980s PC industry, has received its share of critical acclaim thanks to its crisp storylines and talented ensemble (Lee Pace, [...]
Written and directed by Shane Black (Iron Man 3), The Nice Guys centers on a private dick (Ryan Gosling) and muscle for hire (Russell Crowe) who team up to find a missing girl, only to uncover a huge conspiracy.
Although Crowe loved the nuances of this mystery-comedy upon his first read, he was [...]
Now out on Blu-ray and DVD, Regression is writer/director Alejandro Amenábar’s (The Others, Abre Los Ojos) exploration of the psychological thriller.
Set in 1990 Minnesota, the storyline centers on Detective Bruce Kenner (Ethan Hawke), a man who investigates the sexual abuse of a young woman named Angela (Emma Watson). Although her father is in jail [...]
It’s episode 19 of the Hollywood Outbreak/Cold Cockle Productions podcast CinemAddicts, and this week we review two films that throw a bit of a supernatural and creepy element to the mix.
First up is The Lobster and it centers on David (Colin Farrell), a lonelyheart who’s recently dumped by his wife. Set in the near [...]
Now out on Blu-ray and DVD, War & Peace: The Complete Miniseries is a visually sumptuous and emotionally vibrant adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel. The epic, centering on five aristocratic families whose lives are affected by the French invasion of Russia, features inspired work from Paul Dano as Pierre, a man whose life [...]
Written and directed by Woody Allen,Café Society centers on Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg), a Bronx raised man whose journeys through Los Angeles and back to New York leads to romances with two vastly different women (Kristen Stewart, Blake Lively).
While promoting the film at the Cannes Film Festival, the filmmaker offered up his [...]
Whether it’s bringing us into the world of a serial killer (Wolf Creek) or possibly increasing our phobias for crocodiles (Rogue), director Greg McLean knows how to craft a nail biting thriller. Breakneck pacing and editing are two of his strong suits, but with The Darkness he brings a more supernatural and atmospheric tone to [...]
With its superior writing and top-notch ensemble (led by Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright), House of Cards is one of television’s crown jewels, and House of Cards: The Complete Fourth Season hits Blu-ray and DVD July 5. Spacey and Wright [...]
Director Bryan Singer’s return to the mutant universe with X-Men: Days of Future Past was met with acclaim in 2014, and now he’s back to up the storytelling stakes with X-Men: Apocalypse. Though his latest film doesn’t reach the emotional resonance of Days of Future Past (who can top an emotionally broken down Professor [...]
Captain America: Civil War debuted with a highly impressive $181.8 million, as the movie has the honors of being the first best domestic opener of all time (the #1 slot goes to Star Wars: The Force Awakens with $248 million). The film’s foreign box-office take of $496.6 million is just as impressive, and the [...]