Shooter makes its arrival on 4K Ultra HD one week ahead of the film’s 15th anniversary of its theatrical release in 2007. In development hell for well over a decade, the film is based on Stephen Hunter’s 1993 novel, Point of Impact. One of the things that screenwriter Jonathan Lemkin did was move the script out of the Vietnam War and into a contemporary setting. It certainly works for the film’s advantage to an extent.…"Shooter Arrives on 4K Ultra HD for 15th Anniversary"
My Days of Mercy is one of those coming-of-age love stories that happens to see love coming from the strangest of all places. Lucy Moro (Ellen Page) is an anti-death penalty activist traveling with her sister, Martha (Amy Seimetz), and younger brother, Benjamin (Charlie Shotwell). While outside of a Kentucky penitentiary, Lucy meets attorney Mercy Bromage (Kate Mara) during a protest. There is a strong bond between the two women even though they are on…"My Days of Mercy: A Coming-Of-Age Love Story"
Chappaquiddick is a film that strives to take an even-handed look at the tragic events of July 1969 but it’s just not compelling enough of a film. It’s not so much a political film inasmuch as it is one that seeks to take an investigative look. John Curran, directing from a screenplay written by Taylor Allen and Andrew Logan, takes us back to yet another cursed moment for the Kennedy family. It’s a sad moment for…"Chappaquiddick: Character Study Falls Short"
Megan Leavey is based on a true story about the war hero and her dog, Rex. If your eyes aren’t watering by the final frame, you’re watching the wrong film or you simply don’t have a heart. Take it from me, you’ll want to bring some Kleenex. Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite from a screenplay written by Pamela Gray and Annie Mumolo & Tim Lovestedt, Meagan Leavey stars Kate Mara, Ramón Rodríguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford,…"Megan Leavey: Kleenex Not Included"