Star Trek Beyond Blu-Ray Release Date & Details Revealed

Star Trek Beyond Blu-Ray Release Date & Details Revealed
[Press Release] The intrepid crew of the USS Enterprise returns in “the best action movie of the year” (Scott Mantz, “Access Hollywood”).  The “highly entertaining” (David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter) new installment in the iconic franchise, STAR TREK BEYOND sets a course on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray Combo Packs, DVD and On Demand November 1, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  The sci-fi adventure will also be available as part of the STAR TREK TRILOGY Blu-ray Collection.  The film warp speeds to Digital HD four weeks early on October 4, 2016. Read more

Snowden: A Well-Acted, Beautifully Shot & Lengthy Telling of the Edward Snowden Story [Review]

Snowden: A Well-Acted, Beautifully Shot & Lengthy Telling of the Edward Snowden Story [Review]

This week I saw another Based on Real Life Events Drama.  There were no wizards, no aliens, no special effects.  But it was entertaining nonetheless.  Snowden is based on a book called The Snowden Files: The Inside Story on the World’s Most Wanted Man which is all about how Edward Snowden met with journalists and the events that happened after.  The movie is better.  It focuses more on Edward Snowden’s story and less on how hard it was for the journalists to get the story published which was a good thing. Read more

Star Trek Beyond: A hyperactive Mess That Tries Hard & Fails to Deliver [Review]

Star Trek Beyond: A hyperactive Mess That Tries Hard & Fails to Deliver [Review]

I think I might be done with Star Trek.  The reboot universe just isn’t doing it for me, despite the beautiful homoerotic undertones of new Kirk’s relationship with new Spock.   If you’re a fan of the series, particularly the new series, you might want read some other review.  Even Rotten Tomatoes liked this film more than I did.   Star Trek Beyond is a hyperactive mess, it tries so hard and  comes so close and then steadfastly fails to deliver.  There were many many good elements, small things done well, even big things done well, but none of it came together as a whole.   There’s gonna be mild spoilers in this review but nothing you can’t get from just watching the trailer. Read more

Hitman: Agent 47 – Made for Fans of The Video Game… Who Would Rather Play Than Watch it [Review]

Hitman:  Agent 47 – Made for Fans of The Video Game… Who Would Rather Play Than Watch it [Review]

Hitman:  Agent 47 did so many things right.  For starters, it wasn’t an origin story.  The origin of the titular character was neatly summed up in the first 30 seconds of the film, before the title sequence.  Everything was clearly lined up and explained.  Some people wanted a thing to happen and some other people wanted to stop that; now they’re going to fight.

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