Holly Hunter Adds A New York Story With ‘Breakable You’ Trailer

  I mentioned on the recent episode of CinemAddicts that I am sick of romantic comedies set in New York City. That being said, having Holly Hunter and Tony Shalhoub as your leads has changed my mind (at least for now), as I'm looking forward to checking out Breakable You. Trailer and plot details below! … Continue reading Holly Hunter Adds A New York Story With ‘Breakable You’ Trailer

DVD Pick: ‘Identicals’ A Sci-Fi Thriller With Hitchcockian Intent

Visually mesmerizing and refreshingly cerebral, the sci-fi thriller Identicals presents a future where cloning is simply the order of business. The film's tagline is "a new face, a new life, a new you," and though the story treads on familiar ground, writer/director Simon Pummell manages to put an indelible stamp on the material. Slater's (Lachlan … Continue reading DVD Pick: ‘Identicals’ A Sci-Fi Thriller With Hitchcockian Intent

Blu-ray Pick: ‘Ricki And The Flash’ (Meryl Streep)

  Recently released on Blu-ray and DVD, Ricki and The Flash stars Mery. Streep as Ricki, a rock singer who attempts to reconnect with her daughter Julie (Mami Gummer) who is heartbroken over the breakup of her marriage. Ricki is used to carving out her own path in life, and her determination to make it … Continue reading Blu-ray Pick: ‘Ricki And The Flash’ (Meryl Streep)

‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl’ Hits Blu-Ray In January

The Diary of a Teenage Girl, a drama which featured a star making turn from actress Bel Powley, hits Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on January 19. The 1976 narrative, based on Phoebe Gloeckner's novel, centers on Minnie Goetz (Powley), a San Francisco based teenager who enters a love affair with her mom's (Kristen Wiig) … Continue reading ‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl’ Hits Blu-Ray In January

Remastered ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ Hits Blu-ray In December

Director Frank Capra's classic screwball comedy You Can't Take It With You, which stars James Stewart debuts on Blu-ray December 8 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Digitally restored and mastered in 4K, the Blu-ray also comes with a 24-page collectible Digibook which features rare photos and a new essay from film historian Jeremy Arnold. The story centers on Alice Sycamore (Arthur), … Continue reading Remastered ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ Hits Blu-ray In December

James Marsden & Billy Bob Thornton Step ‘Into The Grizzly Maze’

Into The Grizzly Maze,  an action-thriller that boasts an all-star cast (Thomas Jane, Billy Bob Thornton, Covert Affairs' Piper Perabo, James Marsden) heads to DVD on August 4 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. A grizzly bear (Bart the Bear) is on the loose in the Alaskan wild, and by the looks of James Marsden's (X-Men, Superman Returns) pained face … Continue reading James Marsden & Billy Bob Thornton Step ‘Into The Grizzly Maze’

Blu-ray Blast: ‘The Salt of the Earth’ Set for July 14 Release

The Salt of the Earth, a documentary which centers on the compelling and inspiring life of photographer Sebastião Salgado, hits Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital HD July 14 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Wim Wenders and Sebastião's son Juliano Ribeiro Salgado are the doc's directors. During its run, "The Salt of the Earth" was honored with an Academy Award and Independent Spirit … Continue reading Blu-ray Blast: ‘The Salt of the Earth’ Set for July 14 Release

Blu-Ray Review: Cannes Winner “Leviathan” Unearths Nightmarish Drama

  Though it was shot in Teriberka, a small coastal town in Russia, Leviathan's tale is a universal one, as a person's struggles against a corrupt bureaucracy is a heartbreaking tale that transcends time and weather. Winner for Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival, the drama is now out on Blu-ray and DVD. Kolya (Akeksey Serebryakov) … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review: Cannes Winner “Leviathan” Unearths Nightmarish Drama

House of Cards: The Complete Third Season Hits Blu-Ray in July

House of Cards: The Complete Third Season hits Blu-ray and DVD July 7 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright topline the Emmy award winning series. Both the four disc Blu-ray and DVD sets come with collectible packaging along with the featurette "Backstage Politics," which takes an inside look at the making of the third season. The … Continue reading House of Cards: The Complete Third Season Hits Blu-Ray in July

DVD Review: “50 to 1” Picks The Winning Racehorse

50 to 1 is the story of longshots, as racehorse Mine That Bird beat overwhelming odds to win the 2009 Kentucky Derby. Directed by producer Jim Wilson (Dances With Wolves, Wyatt Earp) and penned by Faith Conroy, the engaging drama will appeal to fans of Seabiscuit and the underrated Secretariat. The narrative begins at a bar, as Mark Allen (The Librarians' Christian Kane) finds himself at … Continue reading DVD Review: “50 to 1” Picks The Winning Racehorse