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Get “Ready Player One”

April 1st, 2018 No comments

 

 

Review by Brent Lorentson

Like so many others, when I read the book “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline I simply fell in love with the nostalgic ride through the 80’s, all thanks to the virtual reality world called The Oasis. From start to finish it is a book filled with pop culture references that would make film and video game geeks squeal with delight. It was no surprise that the book was a hit and would be turned into a film. There were only two names I could think of that could ever come close to making this film a reality: Robert Zemeckis and Steven Spielberg. With Spielberg involved, he is the only person I could imagine that has the clout to get all the licensing rights needed to pull off this adaption. But still the biggest question I had was, does Spielberg still have it in him? I’m not questioning the man’s talent, but instead it’s the magic and wonder he would have to bring to his films. Would it be another Close Encounters of the Third Kind, ET, or Jurassic Park, where he was able get us to believe the fantastic and impossible is real while we sit in a dark auditorium watching his film? Read more…

“The Last Jedi” Takes Aim for Home Video

March 26th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

Review combined content by John Delia, Sr and John M. Delia, Jr.

Add another sequel of Star Wars to you library as “The Last Jedi” has been released in several formats for home viewing. The new adventure takes its audience further into the future where we find ageing Luke Skywalker and the development of characters from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” including Daisy Ridley’s Ray and Oscar Isaac’s Poe. The film not only brings you up to date on Skywalker, but introduces parts of the galaxy that will probably be used in future saga’s. Although this is a much needed link, you will not find it as powerful as “The Force Awakens.” Read more…

“Thor: Ragnarok” Now on Blu-ray and 4K

March 5th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John M. Delia, Jr

Thundering into home video Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok has many formats from which to choose. From Multi-Screen Edition with DVD and Digital to 4K with Ultra Blu-ray, home theater gets more exciting each year. This time Thor must save the Asgardians from an ancient threat that can destroy their world. For Marvel and Action fans the movie has all the trappings of previous sequels plus some new characters that keep the franchise glowing and action packed. Read more…

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“Black Panther” A Teenager’s View

February 17th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review by Ian Delia, Teen Writer

The story of the birth, growth and the creation of a new Avenger is the biggest eye catcher of the New Year. Be ready for this new action packed Marvel movie Black Panther that will really surprise you.  Look for the twist and tell me what you think of the new Avenger. Read more…

“The Commuter” a Barn Burner

January 11th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia, Sr.

The year kicks off with its first major action thriller The Commuter and it’s a barn burner. Total action after an introduction to the plot, the film takes you on the ride of your life with surprises on every turn. If you like gripping films that work on your mind to try and figure out who the perpetrator is and what they want, then this movie should be on the top of your list. And, its way better than last year’s Murder on the Orient Express. Read more…

“STRATTON” Fast Paced Terrorism Movie

January 5th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia, Sr.

Spy movies are a dime a dozen, but then one comes along that really takes you on an unexpected adventure. That’s the beauty of Stratton, an action packed film filled with excitement that’s fresh and different. It’s not James Bond or an episode of TV’s “24”, but a fun film that entertains with a bit of both. Read more…

“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (WRITTEN REVIEW & Trailer)

December 20th, 2017 No comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review by John M. Delia, Jr.

The world of Jumanji comes alive with much adventure and tons of laughter. Instead of playing the game and the creatures coming to you, this time the players become the preset characters and enter the world of Jumanji. Read more…

“STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI” (Written Film Review & Trailer)

December 14th, 2017 No comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review by John M. Delia, Jr.

The force has awaken and the Empire is still on the rise. The universe is in turmoil while the Empire works to destroy what’s left of the Rebel bases. The race is on to continue the fight and return balance to the force or fall to the evil empire. Read more…

“AMERICAN MADE” (Written Film Review & Trailer)

September 28th, 2017 No comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia, Sr.

Providing a wild and wicked romp around Central and South America the movie American Made tells a true story of spying, gun running, drug smuggling and money laundering. Set in the late 1970’s to early 1980’s the film uses true events, exposés and government scandals to reveal what one man could do with the help of a little radical espionage. Read more…

“KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE” (Written Film Review & Trailer)

September 21st, 2017 No comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review by John M. Delia, Jr.

“Kingsman” are an undercover group that manages to rescue the world without anyone actually knowing. These well-dressed proper mannered agents deal with many dangerous situations to overcome impossible odds to save the day. Now, England’s most secret service agency are back in business after the first films adventure and ready to face more threatening situations. Read more…