Sunshine Cleaning marks its 15th anniversary since holding its world premiere during the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. The film’s premiere came on January 18 at the Racquet Club theater. If the venue name does not sound familiar, you probably know it by its new name: Park City Municipal Area Recreation Center (MARC). In any event, I never had the opportunity to check out the film in theaters, only on home video. While it plays beautifully…"Sunshine Cleaning Marks 15th Anniversary"
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Looper, the sci-fi thriller written and directed by Rian Johnson, marks the tenth anniversary of its theatrical release in 2012. Rian Johnson certainly knows how to make them–Looper remains one of the most original films of the past decade. By the time that I first saw Looper in 2012, I was already familiar with Johnson’s work on two episodes of Breaking Bad. His third episode, which didn’t air until September 2013 is one of the…"Looper: Rian Johnson’s Sci-Fi Thriller Marks 10 Years"
Edge of Tomorrow: Live. Die. Repeat makes its arrival on 4K Ultra HD and the alien invasion time loop film has never looked better. This film is a time loop movie unlike anything we’ve seen before. For one, it takes place during a futuristic alien invasion when most of Europe appears lost. The Battle of Normandy plays a strong influence in the film’s look given that this is basically the same thing except it takes…"Edge of Tomorrow: Live. Die. Repeat on 4K UHD"
Life’s a happy song when there’s someone by your side to sing along as The Muppets marks its tenth anniversary since the 2011 release. Films like The Muppets are exactly why the Academy Awards needs a Best Comedy category. We’re long overdue and this is certainly one of the best comedies in 2011. Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller deliver a crowd-pleasing script, beautifully directed by James Bobin. And the set pieces, oh my! There are…"The Muppets Celebrates 10th Anniversary"
Take a journey along the Backside of Water as this summer’s action-adventure, Jungle Cruise, comes home on home video. Fans of the attraction will certainly be pleased. Dwayne Johnson is no stranger to the wonderful world of Disney and his performance in the film does right by anyone who has ever skippered the Disney attraction. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the ride, let me suggest tuning to Behind the Attraction on Disney+.…"Jungle Cruise Is Now On Home Video"
Jungle Cruise takes audiences on a journey to the Backside of Water as the Disney ride comes to the big screen in this action-adventure. Fans of the attraction will certainly be pleased. Dwayne Johnson is no stranger to the wonderful world of Disney and his performance in the film does right by anyone who has ever skippered the Disney attraction. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the ride, let me suggest tuning to…"Jungle Cruise: A Journey to the Backside of Water"
Following its theatrical release and arrival on Paramount+, A Quiet Place Part II makes its arrival on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD. John Krasinski makes his return behind the camera to direct A Quiet Place Part 2. The filmmaker also takes over screenwriting duties from Bryan Woods and Scott Beck. Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, and Noah Jupe reprise their roles while Cillian Murphy and Djimon Hounsou round out the cast. Krasinski also appears in…"A Quiet Place Part II Arrives on Home Video"
Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway deliver commanding performances in The Devil Wears Prada, which marks its 15th anniversary. This is a film that really shows us what it means to be a personal assistant. For better or worse, assistants can go through a personal hell just to still be employed at the end of the day. Lauren Weisberger draws on her personal experiences working for Anna Wintour at Vogue in the semi-biographical novel of which…"The Devil Wears Prada Marks 15th Anniversary"
Wild Mountain Thyme is a star-studded affair with a lot of expectations to live up to and unfortunately, the film falls just a bit short. Following a brief prologue, the film jumps to its present day. This is where we meet Rosemary Muldoon (Emily Blunt) as an adult. She is crushing on her neighbor Anthony Reilly (Jamie Dornan) and wants to win his heart. In classic cinematic tradition, Anthony has no idea that Rosemary is…"Wild Mountain Thyme Is A Family Affair"
Featuring all new music and a completely different cast, Mary Poppins Returns is able to beautifully capture the essence of the 1964 film. Taking place some 24 years following Mary Poppins, a lot has changed. Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw) lives with his three children at 17 Cherry Tree Lane. The widowed Michael has three young children: Anabel (Pixie Davies), John (Nathanael Saleh), and Georgie Banks (Joel Dawson). Jane Banks (Emily Mortimer) has her own flat…"Mary Poppins Returns Captures The Spirit"