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“The 100-Year-Old Man who Climbed Out the Window…” (Film Review & Trailer

May 21st, 2015 No comments

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Review by John Delia

The strange little film The 100-year-old man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared takes its audience on a wild and wacky journey. It’s a lot of fun in the vein of a Forrest Gump, but this guy has more of a trek with danger all around. The film has very good acting and is based a script taken from a work of fiction by Jonas Jonassan. The book was a 2010 best seller in Sweden that went on to sell over 3 million copies worldwide. Nicely filmed and orchestrated by director and screenwriter Felix Herngren, the movie is a hoot. Read more…

“Tangerines” (Foreign Film Review & Trailer)

May 13th, 2015 No comments

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Review by John Delia

Bitter enemies face off in the film Tangerines, a war film set in Estonia. Set on a small scale the movie’s message gives it vast meaning. Extremely well-acted, directed and depicted, this heartfelt little production shows what other meaningful films do even better about the pointlessness of war. One of the five nominated Foreign Language Films at the 87th Academy Award a more than worthy to be among the best. Read more…

“24 DAYS”, a Crime that Shocked France (Film Review)

April 22nd, 2015 No comments

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Review by John Delia

Kidnapping for money has become common in many countries getting huge sums of cash from rich families. So in the film 24 Days the kidnappers target their quarry on the notion that all Jews are rich and have access to large amounts of money. The story is true, the events are heinous and the outcome reeks with anti-Semitism. What also rings clear are the methods that the perpetrators use to abduct the person and the modern day communications that make it almost impossible to catch the perpetrators. Read more…

Teen Titans Go! – Appetite for Disruption DVD Review

April 14th, 2015 No comments

Are you ready for over four hours of Teen Titans Go! fun and adventures?

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Zadzooks: Batman vs. Robin: Limited Edition Gift Set review (Blu-ray)

April 13th, 2015 No comments

Warner Bros. Animation teams up with DC Entertainment to once again adapt a comic book series with mixed results. This time out, Batman vs

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16 Movies Based on Shocking True Crime Stories

April 8th, 2015 No comments

The real-life stories that inspired now-classic movies

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Disney to Release Digital Version of Star Wars Movies – Analyst Blog

April 8th, 2015 No comments

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) in association with Lucasfilm Ltd and Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

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Blu-ray reviews: Manhattan: Season One, Singles, The Imitation Game and Wild

April 7th, 2015 No comments

A pair of adventures tied to the wonders of science, a woman takes an extreme trip to refocus her life and a story about a bunch of hopeless romantics surviving in Seattle are my tops picks in Blu-ray home entertainment this week. Manhattan: Season One (Lionsgate Home Entertainment, Not Rated, …

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Contest: Teen Titans Go! – Appetite For Disruption DVD Giveaway

April 7th, 2015 No comments

We've seen heroes fight heroes before. If you give it some thought, you can win a copy of the upcoming DVD.

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New Star Wars HD Movie Collection Coming to Xbox, PlayStation

April 7th, 2015 No comments

All six movies being re-released this week; buy them on Xbox and get free extras including an R2-D2 avatar and more.

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