Movie Review

House of Gucci Review – Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems

Sir Ridley Scott will be 84 next week. Yet, that hasn’t stopped the prolific director from filming two vastly different flicks within the past year or so. With House of Gucci,

The Addams Family – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

When I reviewed the film in 2019 for the 2-movie collection, I said “The Addams Family is a fun adaptation of the classic television series. It may not be perfect

Jungle Cruise – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

When I reviewed the movie back in July, I said, “Every minute of Jungle Cruise is a love letter to the adventure genre, and in many ways, it’s also a

The Night House – Blu-ray Review

As a whole, The Night House is at its best when it blurs the line between reality and imagination. During these moments, the tension and atmospheric dread are raised with

Audrey Hepburn: 7-Movie Collection – Blu-ray Review

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Blake Edwards’ Breakfast at Tiffany’s, much like Truman Capote’s novel, doesn’t contain much in the way of a plot. At the same time, Breakfast at Tiffany’s cleverly bypasses some of

Scream – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

In 25 years, Scream remains one of the cleverest horror films of the modern era. First of all, Scream pays loving homage to the slasher films of the ’70s while breaking down a lot

Universal Classic Monsters Icons of Horror Collection – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Dracula To modern audiences, Dracula won’t scare them or even thrill them. After all, the film has some primitive special effects, an absence of graphic imagery or jump scares, and an archaic

Eternals Review – A Film That’s as Complex as Family

As a whole, Eternals is one of Marvel Studios’ most ambitious solo films to date. Not only is it epic in its scope, but it’s beautifully shot as well. Yet, the potential

Dune Shines with Its Awe-inspiring Visuals (Review)

Dune is a sci-fi book that has inspired many classic films like Tremors, Star Wars, Mad Max, Stargate, and many more. It has spawned a live-action movie by David Lynch

Halloween Kills Review – The Boogeyman Strikes Back

Who knew that the comedic team of Danny McBride and David Gordon Green would be the saviors of the Halloween franchise? Yet, it’s becoming increasingly clear that comedians can create exceptional horror

Inglourious Basterds – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Seeing the history of the world through the eyes of Quentin Tarantino is a refreshing and satisfying experience. This time we don’t see the Nazis commit atrocities to people. Instead,

The Green Knight – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

The Green Knight lets Lowery indulge in a bevy of surreal visuals while omitting any sort of substance in his screenplay. Lowery and cinematographer Andrew Droz Palermo wants viewers to engage

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Pays Homage to Classic while Being Its Own Film (Review)

Ghostbusters is a piece of pop culture history, and there are so many things to love about the films including an iconic theme song that plays every Halloween, the Ecto-1

Free Guy – Blu-ray Review

When I reviewed the movie back in August, I said, “Free Guy is a fantastic cheerful romp and a fascinating analysis of what it means to be more than what

No Time To Die Review: A Fitting Farewell to Daniel Craig as Bond

Daniel Craig has been James Bond since 2006 with Casino Royale, a film that became an instant hit with fans and critics alike while cementing Craig as a household name.

The Rescue Review – Humanity’s Greatest Hits

During the summer of 2018, the world focused on Thailand and the rescue attempt to save 12 young soccer players and their coach. The Wild Boar football team traveled far

Crocodile Dundee Trilogy – Blu-ray Review

Crocodile Dundee In 1986, Crocodile Dundee became a surprise hit for Paramount. When you finally meet the titular character, it’s easy to see why people fell in love with Mick Dundee. He

LAAPFF 2021: The Disappearance of Mrs. Wu Review

I’ll admit it. I’m a sucker for comedic coming-of-age films—especially ones that involve a road trip. These kinds of films remind me of the good times I had in high

LAAPFF 2021: A Shot Through the Wall Review

First, one must realize that films are essentially gateways into differing perspectives and insights. These include viewpoints that may be difficult to watch. In today’s political climate, a film that

LAAPFF 2021: I Was a Simple Man Review

They say that right before you die, your life flashes before your eyes. In the case of Christopher Makoto Yogi’s I Was a Simple Man, it takes place over some time. I