If it is the Wednesday before Thanksgiving weekend, this means that it is time to present the Solzy Awards for Short Films in 2020. This certainly is not the traditional year for films. I’ll admit right now that I have not watched nor covered anywhere close to the amount of short films like in prior years. Some of this definitely comes down to festivals getting cancelled. While SXSW and Tribeca got cancelled this year, many…"The Solzy Awards for Short Films in 2020"
The Killing Floor, an essential piece of Black, labor, and cinematic history, is now available on Blu-ray following a 4K restoration. It may have take the UCLA Film & Television Archive but the 1985 Sundance Special Jury Prize winner is now available on both Blu-ray and DVD for the first time in North America. This is also another one of those parts of history in which I knew nothing about while growing up. To be…"The Killing Floor Restored In 4K"
The Personal History of David Copperfield is skipping physical media and is now available to watch through digital retailers. What follows is my review from last year’s world premiere during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival: The Personal History of David Copperfield gives viewers the first adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel in almost 20 years. We first meet David Copperfield (Dev Patel) as an adult before taking a journey with him back to his…"The Personal History of David Copperfield on Digital"
The Broken Hearts Gallery, starring Geraldine Viswanathan, is now available for audiences to bring home on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. Last year, actress Geraldine Viswanathan was honored by the Toronto International Film Festival as a TIFF Rising Star. This year, the actress makes appearances in both Bad Education and The Broken Hearts Gallery. One shouldn’t forget previous appearances in Blockers or Hala. The actress should become a should become a household name following this film.…"The Broken Hearts Gallery Now on Blu-ray, DVD"
Wonder Woman 1984 will either get an early streaming release on HBO Max or be postponed yet again until summer 2021. We all saw the writing on the wall. Would Warner Bros. be able to stick the landing or have to postpone again? Listen, I love the theatrical experience. One always expects to this this kind of film on the big screen. We are in a global pandemic. Studios have make a big decision in…"Wonder Woman 1984 to HBO Max or Summer 2021"
The third and final installment of the Bill & Ted trilogy, Bill & Ted Face The Music, makes its arrival on Blu-ray and DVD. Bill & Ted Face The Music is also available on Digital. The time-traveling heroes face their next biggest adventure in Bill & Ted Face The Music in a race to save reality as we know it. Two important things to know: the film’s opening recaps the first two films and there…"Bill & Ted Face The Music On Blu-ray, DVD"
V for Vendetta, the 2006 dystopian political action film, is now available for audiences to bring home on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray. The 4K UHD release of the film comes from a new scan of the original camera negative. In addition, three new bonus features are on the 4K UHD disc. All of the previous bonus content are on the Blu-ray. Synopsis Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, V for Vendetta tells the story of…"V for Vendetta Arrives On 4K Ultra HD"
Back to the Future: The Ultimate Trilogy features new bonus features and is currently available for fans to bring home on 4K Ultra HD. There are a few franchises where every film is a classic. This is one of them. From the opening frames of the first film to the closing minutes of the final installment, everyone will have a good time. This isn’t to say that the franchise doesn’t have its flaws because it…"Back to the Future Trilogy Gets 4K Ultra HD Upgrade"
A Sundance favorite, Save Yourselves!, is available for audiences to watch from the comfort of their home on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. Apologies for the delay in posting this but I have been slammed with film festival coverage following the Jewish holidays. Here is my film review from Sundance in January, which feels like another lifetime ago at this point: What should be a relaxing trip to a cabin for a week without smart phones…"Save Yourselves! Is On Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital"
Friendsgiving, featuring a talented group of comedy stars, is now available to watch from your couch on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. This is one of those films that generally looks good on paper. But in terms of the film’s execution? Not so much. A few of the cast members here do the best with the material at hand. However, it simply isn’t enough to elevate the film to, well, being watchable. It would be one…"Friendsgiving Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD"