Fatal Attraction: Paramount Presents New Blu-ray

The Oscar-nominated Fatal Attraction was recently released in April through the Paramount Presents line of remastered Blu-rays. The film is recognized as one of the greatest thrillers in American cinematic history.  At least, that’s how it was when AFI released their top 100 thrillers in June 2001.  But does it hold up after over 30 years of release?  This is a good question and one that isn’t so easy to answer.  Fatal Attraction deals with…

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Guardians of the Galaxy – The Road to Endgame

Make no mistake that Guardians of the Galaxy is one of the funniest movies that has ever been based on a Marvel comic book series. This film is so full of comedy, thrills, heart, and awesome visual effects.  What’s so surprising is that a film nobody ever thought would happen provides a whole lot of fun.  Credit this to Marvel finding properties that have potential to be hits.  This is exactly what this film is–a hit! If…

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The Wife: Sexism at Play

While depicting the sexism of the 1960s, The Wife proves to be a compelling film purely on the basis of Glenn Close’s performance. To most people, Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) is the wife of her prolific author husband, Joe Castleman (Jonathan Pryce).  The two couldn’t be more different.  This shows not just during the present day (1992) or the flashbacks to Smith College in 1958 or Connecticut in the 1960s.  When the Castlemans learn that…

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