“Captain Underpants” to the Rescue

Taking a few ideas from superhero films the animated adventure Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie flies onto DVD, Blu-ray and Digital HD for home viewing.  The comical kid’s movie has some great characters and a cool plot that will keep tots to tweens laughing and talking about the fun film.  The movie comes with over 30 minutes of fascinating extras, mostly for the youngsters. Read more

“Silicon Valley” Has Comical Punch

Ever wonder how techno nerds get their ideas, develop the products and get them to market? “Silicon Valley”, a comedy series about the topic, has released their 4th season on home video.  The HBO Mike Judge co-created sitcom turns the industry upside down with a lot of guffaws, some insane moments and a dirty deal or two or three.  Now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD, the series was nominated for this year’s Best Comedy Series, Writer and Best Director Emmys. Read more

“VEEP” Politically Witty

The political comedy VEEP that has had a good run on HBO has just released the DVD of their 6th season. Mostly tongue-in-cheek comedy the series involves the ins and outs of modern government from the viewpoint of a strong willed, dominant first lady who has tasted the Presidency of the United States for 6 months and has eluded her since. It’s a lot of fun and sort of takes the edge off the political rhetoric of today.  Read more

“It” Feeding Time!

The perfect horror film enters the darkened rooms of local cinemas this weekend and It should slice off the biggest chunk of change of the year thus far for a horror film. The movie’s screenplay, based on a book by the master of sick and twisted stories Steven King, is simply called It! The production proves very screen worthy, nicely acted and directed and hits the target audience on the bulls-eye. If terror and scary is your cup of tea, It is looking for you. Read more

“Crown Heights” a True Story of Injustice

This true story aims straight at the heart with a compassionate delivery of one of America’s anomalies, wrongly convictions for a crime. According to the film 2.4 million people are in prison and an estimate 120,000 are innocent. Quite a statement don’t you think? The movie drama Crown Heights follows one such innocent convict showing how the penalty system can fail. Read more

“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” the Cells of an Angel

While all true stories are interesting in one way or another, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks adds another dimension with an enigma.  Leaving the viewer with questions and a need to find out more, the angel that brought a chance for life to multitudes has been nearly absent from historical significance.  Based on the book by Rebecca Skloot that has been turned into this movie, it’s an epiphany that gets much needed fresh air. The film is being released on Blu-ray/DVD this week.  Read more

“Star Wars: Rebels” Season 3 on Blu-ray

Making its way to season 3 the TV animated teen hit Star Wars Rebels continues the fight against the Imperial Army. The series starts out with the 2 part movie that aired as an introduction to the new season.  It continues through the 22 episodes each about 30 minutes of uninterrupted sci-fi drama.  Although the animation is hard line comic book computer drawn, it still gives the excitement of all the action of the live-action Star Wars films. Read more

Interview with Angela Dixon on the thriller “Never Let Go”

Known for nail-biting thrillers like Offensive and Dead End, award-winning actress Angela Dixon won Best Actress at the Artemis, Women In Action Film Festival in LA and has garnered much praise from critics and audiences alike; ‘a towering tour de force’, ‘electrifying central performance, ‘powerhouse performance’, ‘superb lead turn from the totally committed Angela Dixon’. Read more

“The Lion King” Now a Signature Edition Blu-ray

Most every youngster and even adults well into their 60’s knows the movie The Lion King and the wonderful message the film sends. It’s about falling into the footsteps of your father and being brave. Disney has just released The Lion King on Blu-ray/DVD + Digital HD download in a Signature Edition. Up to know there have been only four Disney Animated films to have the distinction of being in this category, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Beauty and the Beast, Pinocchio and Bambi. Read more

“Killing Hasselhoff” Playing the Odds

When it comes to David Hasselhoff in a movie you can bet he’s at the top of his ego.  Even with a title like Killing Hasselhoff he steals the show in every scene he appears and sometimes with just a smile or a frown.  Now out on DVD the movie has a long list of A list talent that adds to all the fun in this raunchy comedy.  If you want a big laugh on a dreary evening at home, check this one out. Read more