Ten years after its theatrical release, the Oscar-nominated Flight still holds up as Denzel Washington turns in one of his best performances. Veteran airline pilot Captain William “Whip” Whitaker (Denzel Washington) crash lands a MD-80 series aircraft and somehow survives the event. It’s a miracle that even made it beyond the departure, what with a storm and all. After that, things went from a sigh of relief to G-d help us all in a matter…"Flight Holds Up Ten Years Later"
Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach takes a break from original works in adapting White Noise for the screen. For the first time in his filmmaker career, Baumbach wasn’t sure what he would film after the release of Marriage Story. As we all know, most of the world went into lockdown shortly after the Academy Awards ceremony in early 2020. During this time, Baumbach decided to revisit Don DeLillo’s novel and it spoke to him in…"White Noise: This Satire Is Relevant As Ever"
Out of Sight, the first collaboration between filmmaker Steven Soderbergh and actor George Clooney, arrives on 4K Ultra HD. The film makes its arrival on 4K UHD two days after turning 24 years old. If Kino Lorber had held off for another year, they could have released a 25th anniversary 4K! I’m not complaining as it also gives me an opportunity to rewatch a Steven Soderbergh classic. Plus, it’s got Kentucky native George Clooney. Together,…"Out of Sight Arrives on 4K UHD"
Volcano is the second volcano movie this year to mark its 25th anniversary as Dante’s Peak reached the same milestone in February. This is the first screenplay for both of the film’s screenwriters, Jerome Armstrong and future Oscar nominee Billy Ray. They don’t hesitate at all and have us on the edge of our seats from the beginning. An earthquake hits LA and this is just the beginning! The film is non-stop action from there…"Volcano: Mount Wilshire Marks 25th Anniversary"
Marvel Studios’ What If…? takes what we know as the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) but delivers the animated action with a twist. The series draws on the Marvel Comics anthology series of the same name. Like the comic series, this is also an anthology series. We revisit key moments of the MCU through the eyes of Marvel newcomer Jeffrey Wright, who voices The Watcher, and see what would happen had characters done A instead of…"What If…?: Animated Series Depicts A Different MCU"
Space Jam: A New Legacy replaces Michael Jordan with LeBron James while also taking advantage of today’s advances in technology. The only other difference between this and the original film is a father vs. son storyline. But aside from that, there’s really not much of a difference. Well, I mean Warner Bros. pulls a Ralph Breaks The Internet but taking advantage of all of the studio’s IP in the Server-verse. Some fun parts include Bugs…"Space Jam: A New Legacy Is More Of The Same"
Steven Soderbergh is back with the Ed Solomon-scripted No Sudden Move but the lens choices are distracting to watch on a flat screen. On paper, this sounds like a fine film. In terms of execution, there are some rather distracting decisions being made. The lens choices just didn’t work with regards to home viewing. When they moved the dolly in order to follow the movement, it made for some distractions when the picture moved. It…"No Sudden Move: Lens Choices Don’t Work Well"
Fans can finally bring home the world’s best-selling movie of all time, Avengers: Endgame, now that the film is available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD. SYNOPSIS The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, Avengers: Endgame. BONUS MATERIAL (may vary by retailer): Digital…"Avengers: Endgame arrives on Blu-ray, DVD"
Marvel Studios’ previous films have all been leading up to Avengers: Endgame and the film is very much worth the three-hour run time. If you read nothing past the bold sentence: I laughed, cried, and cheered. This is a film that plays to the fans and it’s going to make a butt load of money. I can’t wait to see it again. I’m trying to avoid spoilers here so please read at your own risk.…"Avengers: Endgame – The Endgame is Here"
The stakes have never been higher with the release of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War. Ten years in the making, it all culminates in this epic crossover of a film. All of our favorite heroes in one film save for Hawkeye and Ant-Man–neither of which were one the poster. With this large of a cast, it a was a question going into the film of how would they be able to handle the appearances of…"Avengers: Infinity War – The Road to Endgame"