Inglourious Basterds Arrives on 4K Ultra HD

Inglourious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino’s revisionist war film with one of the best cinematic endings, makes its arrival today on 4K Ultra HD. The following is from my review as written in 2019 for the 10th anniversary. However, there are some revisions to account for the last two years. Unfortunately, there is no change in the Jew-hatred. A shame. All people need to do is just not hate Jews. Is this too much to ask? But…

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The Zookeeper’s Wife: How A Zoo Saved Jews

The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the story of the heroic efforts by Dr. Jan Żabiński and Antonina Żabińska to save Warsaw’s Jews from the Nazis. When we first meet Dr. Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh) and Antonina Żabińska (Jessica Chastain) in 1939, the two are caretakers for the Warsaw Zoo. They go through their daily routine until the Nazis begin their occupation of Poland. It’s not long thereafter when the Reich’s chief zoologist Lutz Heck (Daniel Brühl)…

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The Falcon and The Winter Soldier: The Finale

The first or possibly only season of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier has now come to an end while fans await the arrival of Loki. One mystery from last week gets a quick resolution. It turns out that the the box that Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) got is none other than Sam Wilson’s (Anthony Mackie) new Captain America suit. I’m glad to see this finally happen but I certainly thought it would take place…

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John Walker: New Captain America Is A Villain

The newest episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier showed what we all knew coming in: John Walker (Wyatt Russell) is the real villain of the series. You don’t have to like John Walker. I know for a fact that I don’t. He’ll never be my Captain America. So far, nothing he’s done during the first four episodes is worthy of taking a mantle that doesn’t belong to him. That we even saw this…

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The Falcon and The Winter Soldier Finally Arrives

Marvel fans will be happy as The Falcon and The Winter Soldier finally makes it’s arrival on Disney+ after a very lengthy delay. It’s been more than a few months since the last time we saw Sam Wilson/The Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes (Sebastian Stan). The last time we saw them was when old Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) suddenly appeared on a bench late in Avengers: Endgame. In case you forgot, Steve…

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Inglourious Basterds: Revisionist Film Marks 10 Years

Quentin Tarantino’s revisionist war film, Inglourious Basterds, has one of the best cinematic endings of all time while the film holds up ten years later. What I am sorry to report is that this is a film that could also take place in 2019.  It’s not so much because of conditions in Europe but how things presently are in the United States.  Much of today’s anti-Semitism is being enabled by the man presently holding office…

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Woman in Gold: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Maria Altmann’s remarkable true story of recovering stolen artwork from the Austrian government manages to get justice in Woman in Gold. I found myself watching the film again during Tisha B’Av during a double header with Stanley Kramer’s Judgment in Nuremberg.  Despite the fact that the Weinstein name is attached, please do not let that stop you from watching this film.  Maria Altmann’s (Helen Mirren) story is but one of many Holocaust stories out there. …

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Captain America: Civil War – The Road to Endgame

With Captain America: Civil War, the Marvel mini-series that had huge ramifications across the universe finally comes to the big screen.  However, it’s not quite the same as the original comic book series given that Fox owns the rights to X-Men and Fantastic Four. That said, it’s still a really awesome film. Just as in the comics, Steve Rogers’ Captain America (Chris Evans) is pitted against Tony Stark’s Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.).  Cap is…

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The Cloverfield Paradox Is Not The Event Film We Wanted

Despite taking the world by surprise when Netflix announced to the world that the film would be released immediately after the Super Bowl, The Cloverfield Paradox is not the event film that streaming provider thought they were getting.  Instead, it was worse–way worse.  It’s a bad sign for a film when it struggles to not only keep one awake but make them want to gouge their eyes out while watching. Directed by Julius Onah from…

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Captain America: Civil War is one of Marvel’s Finest

With Captain America: Civil War, the Marvel mini-series that had huge ramifications across the universe finally comes to the big screen. However, it’s not quite the same as the original comic book series given that Fox owns the rights to X-Men and Fantastic Four. That said, it’s still a really awesome film. Just as in the comics, Steve Rogers’ Captain America (Chris Evans) is pitted against Tony Stark’s Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.).  Cap is…

"Captain America: Civil War is one of Marvel’s Finest"