mother! is The Most Controversial, Unhinged & Ingenious Film of 2017 (Blu-ray Review)

mother! is The Most Controversial, Unhinged & Ingenious Film of 2017 (Blu-ray Review)

From Paramount Home Media and director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan), comes the most divisive and controversial film of 2017 – mother! Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson, Brian Gleeson, Kristen Wiig, Stephen McHattie and Jovan Adepo, the film is available own now on Blu-ray/DVD. Read more

mother! Blu-ray Release Date & Special Features Revealed

mother! Blu-ray Release Date & Special Features Revealed

Acclaimed director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan) delivers “a mind-blowing masterpiece” (Scott Mantz, “Access Hollywood”) with the extraordinarily original mother!, arriving on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD December 19, 2017.  The film arrives on Digital HD December 5, 2017. Read more

Mother! A Strange, Demanding Trip and Well Worth It (Review)

Mother! A Strange, Demanding Trip and Well Worth It (Review)

It’s hard to talk about a film like Mother! without feeling like you’re giving something away.  I’m going to try to avoid spoilers here (not that I think Mother! really CAN be spoiled) but this film is so specific yet ambiguous that any discussion might color your perceptions going in.  If you’re planning on seeing this and want the very full experience, don’t read this review, just go see the film.  THEN read it and see if you agree.  Me, I had been warned going in – this is a weird weird film.  Personally I liked it but the other people in the theater did not; I  definitely heard some grumbling from the other patrons as I left. Read more

Passengers: Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Pratt Can’t Save this Boring Space Odyssey [Review]

Passengers: Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Pratt Can’t Save this Boring Space Odyssey [Review]

If you’re going to drop a sci-fi movie in late December and it’s directed by the guy who made The Imitation Game and stars Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) and Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), you would expect a lot, right? I mean, I certainly would. On paper, Passengers has all the makings of a star-powered vehicle that would cash in around the holidays and even generate some awards buzz. Unfortunately, for Passengers, they didn’t show this movie on paper, because none of the playbook meshes together on screen, and the result is tedious and melodramatic. Read more