Orange County Turns 20 Years Old

Orange County, the Jake Kasdan comedy starring Colin Hanks and Jack Black, marks its 20th anniversary since the 2002 theatrical release. When best friend Lonnie (Bret Harrison) is killed in a surfing accident, Shaun Brumder (Colin Hanks) starts rethinking his life. Until then, Shaun didn’t really value his education. He was the type to surf, drink, and party–so basically, he was your average high school student! Throw Marcus Skinner’s (Kevin Kline) novel into the equation…

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Nashville: Robert Altman’s Epic Musical Satire

Robert Altman’s Oscar-nominated epic musical satire, Nashville, is among the recent films to join the Paramount Presents line. The film is the 24th title to join the Blu-ray line following a new remaster from a 4K scan. Appropriately enough, this film follows some 24 different characters over 5 days in the Tennessee capital prior to a concert. With so many characters, it also means numerous storylines. To put it so simply, there is a lot…

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SXSW 2019: I am Richard Pryor

Through interviews and clips, I am Richard Pryor profiles the life and career of the late ground-breaking comedian, Richard Pryor. To say that Richard Pryor was one of a kind would not be an understatement.  Pryor would rank at or near the top should one put together a list of the best stand-up comedians.  There’s no disputing this.  Live on the Sunset Strip is arguably one of the greatest stand-up specials of all time.  This…

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse features many surprises and prevents the superhero genre from going stale by injecting a fresh bite. This is one of the biggest films of the year in which I suggest going in completely cold.  It means not reading reviews or watching trailers until after seeing the film.  I say this because we’re not without the typical surprises.  However, some of this comes by way of the voice roles not provided in…

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