Timeless Heroes: Indiana Jones and Harrison Ford is a brilliant new documentary about the cinematic icon and iconic actor. “It’s not the years, honey, it’s the mileage.” – Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) If there’s something I’ve learned from watching the many Laurent Bouzereau documentaries through the years, it’s to never be disappointed. Sure enough, the filmmaker comes through yet again with a very informative documentary about not only Indiana Jones the character but Harrison Ford…"Timeless Heroes: Indiana Jones and Harrison Ford"
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny–the fifth and final installment of the iconic franchise–is now available through digital retailers. A physical media release is still forthcoming. My original review from this past June: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is an action-packed farewell to the iconic Harrison Ford character and an absolute blast of a time. There’s a universe where this isn’t just the farewell to Indiana Jones as a character but the…"Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny Arrives on Digital"
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is an action-packed farewell to the iconic Harrison Ford character and an absolute blast of a time. There’s a universe where this isn’t just the farewell to Indiana Jones as a character but the final John Williams film score. However, Williams walked back his retirement comments during a conversation with Steven Spielberg in January. We’re all the better for it because John Williams is a master at his…"Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is An Action-Packed Farewell"
Tetris might be a popular computer and video game but the game’s origin is a non-stop thrill ride that nobody could have guessed. Henk Rogers (Taron Egerton) first discovered Tetris back in 1988 during the Consumer Electronics Show. He was hooked immediately and knew it would but popular but there was a question of who held the rights. His journey took him to find the game’s rightsholders in Moscow. This was towards the end of…"Tetris: The Social Network of Video Game Movies – SXSW 2023"
Following its theatrical and digital releases, Empire of Light is now available for audiences to bring home on Blu-ray and DVD. My review ran shortly after the Canadian premiere during TIFF. There’s no denying that the film is the cinematography from Roger Deakins is beautiful. This is one of a number of films about the power of cinema in 2022. As for the rest of the film, not everyone will agree. To each their own.…"Empire of Light Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD"
The first teaser trailer for Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (IJ5) features footage of a de-aged Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford). The Walt Disney Company released the teaser trailer and poster today for Lucasfilm’s INDIANA JONES AND THE DIAL OF DESTINY, the highly anticipated fifth installment of the iconic Indiana Jones franchise, starring Harrison Ford as the legendary hero archaeologist, and directed by James Mangold. The film will open in theaters on June 30, 2023.…"Indiana Jones De-Ages Harrison Ford in New Trailer"
There’s no denying that Empire of Light is a beautifully shot film but there’s something about the Sam Mendes picture that feels off. I’m gonna be honest here in that this is the film in which I had to fight to stay awake. When one is running on little-to-no sleep, films need to be engaging to keep one’s attention. Factor in Sam Mendes at the helm and Olivia Colman in a leading role, this film…"Empire of Light – Toronto 2022"
The Adventures of Tintin marks its tenth anniversary since the Steven Spielberg-directed animated film opened in theaters in 2011. In watching The Adventures of Tintin, one gets this sense of an Indiana Jones vibe going on. The main difference is that Tintin (Jamie Bell) is a journalist and not an archeologist. It’s the aforementioned Indiana Jones spirit that makes Spielberg the perfect director for the what is supposed to be the first installment of a…"The Adventures of Tintin Marks 10 Years"
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"
Following an abbreviated theatrical run earlier this year, First Cow is now available for audiences to watch at home on Blu-ray and Digital. What follows is my review of the film from this year’s theatrical release: First Cow takes us back in time to the Pacific Northwest where we look at life as seen through the lens of a fur trapper and Chinese immigrant. Fur trapper Cookie Figowitz (John Maguro) befriends a Chinese immigrant, King-Lu…"First Cow Is Available on Blu-Ray"