While an extended version came out in 2005, The Outsiders marks the 40th anniversary of its original theatrical release in 1983. “When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman, and a ride home.” – Ponyboy Curtis (C. Thomas Howell) I’ve had the 4K UHD edition of both The Outsiders and The Outsiders – The Complete Novel on hand…"The Outsiders Marks 40th Anniversary"
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Chaplin, starring Robert Downey Jr. as the legendary silent film star, marks the 30th anniversary of its theatrical release in 1992. I planned to watch the film earlier this year but there were some sync issues on the recording. As such, I watched it two weeks ago on HBO Max before the film leaves the streaming service. While I like Robert Downey Jr.’s performance as the silent film star (flaws and all), the script leaves…"Chaplin Marks 30th Anniversary"
Hardball arrives on Blu-ray for the first time in honor of the film marking its 20th anniversary since being released in theaters. This film is known for being one of the few films to open following the 9/11 attacks earlier in the week. It is certainly a coincidence that the film’s arrival on Blu-ray comes days after the film’s director, Brian Robbins, was promoted as president of Paramount. Meanwhile, we didn’t realize it at the…"Hardball Arrives On Blu-Ray For 20th Anniversary"
Secretariat is just the film about horse racing to get people in the right mood for the annual running of the Kentucky Derby. If you want a horse racing film, you certainly could not do wrong with the Oscar-nominated Seabiscuit. Seabiscuit is without a doubt the better of the two films but we’re not here to talk about that film today. No, we’re here to discuss the one set during the three Triple Crown races.…"Secretariat Gets You In The Kentucky Derby Mood"
There’s a whole lot of mystery behind the stakes that drive Serenity as the film finds itself landing somewhere mixed between noir and thriller. Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey) finds himself in the same routine every day. Over and over, he plays the same game off of Plymouth Island: catch the fish. Everybody on the island as their place and they don’t really change up their routines at all. One day, Baker is shocked to find…"Serenity: A Letdown, Despite Best Efforts"