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Fences: Even When The Emotional Snot Flew Hard & Fast, Viola Davis Deserved That Oscar [Blu-ray Review]

From Paramount Pictures and director/star Denzel Washington, based on the stage play of the same name by August Wilson comes the Academy Award winning Fences. Also starring Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby and Jovan Adepo, the film is available to own March 17, 2017 on Blu-ray and DVD. Continue reading Fences: Even When The Emotional Snot Flew Hard & Fast, Viola Davis Deserved That Oscar [Blu-ray Review]

Fences Blu-ray Release Date & Special Features Revealed

[Press Release] Academy Award® winner* Denzel Washington directs and stars in the powerful and moving drama FENCES, arriving on  Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand March 14, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  The film arrives on Digital HD February 24, two days before the 2017 Academy Awards ceremony. Continue reading Fences Blu-ray Release Date & Special Features Revealed

The Magnificent Seven: A Grand Remake Worthy of its Movie Title [Review]

Given the combination of the cast and premise, The Magnificent Seven screams “summer blockbuster.” Thankfully, MGM and Columbia Pictures were wise to place the 2016 Western remake right in the middle of September instead of sticking it somewhere in the crowded (and disappointing) summer season. With a budget over $100M for a movie fitting into a genre many consider “dead,” The Magnificent Seven has a lot riding on its shoulders. Luckily though, director Antoine Fuqua (The Equalizer) delivers an action-packed, astonishing remake that stands on its own apart from the 1960 classic while also proving that Westerns are the only genre worth rebooting in an age where remakes are the new Hollywood strategy.

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The Top 5 Corrupt Cop Movies in the Wake of The #AltonSterling Incident

In the wake of yet more police brutality….. Alton Sterling was shot to death in Baton Rouge, La. by police this past Tuesday after a complaint was called in to the authorities who said Sterling had threatened someone with a gun while selling CD’s outside of a convenience store. Continue reading The Top 5 Corrupt Cop Movies in the Wake of The #AltonSterling Incident