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“Truth or Dare” The Evil Lies Within

April 13th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia, Sr.

Captivating, creepy, and chilling the supernatural thriller Truth or Dare takes you on a never ending journey of death. Much like other horror filmmakers that have perfected the formula for surprise and contagious emotional terror, this film has it all bundled tightly and calculating to transfix the audience into believing. If you saw the films It Follows, The Ring and the Final Destination series, you’ll relive the sensations those films made way beyond leaving the theater. Read more…

Surviving Exile on the “Isle of Dogs”

April 13th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia, Sr.

Offbeat, heavy-handed characters, bleak outcast situations, and moody, it’s a marvelous adventure for those who like Wes Anderson movies. This one however shows his range with an animated film that’s worthy of most Japanese greats. From the opening drum introduction of Isle of Dogs to the heartfelt finale, Anderson captures a cold disturbing environment from which his characters can rise up. If you like offbeat stories produced in stop motion animation in the vein of Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride and Frankenweenie then this film should not be missed. Read more…

“Rampage” Teen View

April 13th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review by Ian Delia

Another one of Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson’s movies is now raising the bar. This new motion picture is filled with intense action. There isn’t only shooting and fighting, but also new and unusual, animals. From smaller, slightly lethal ones the develop into giants of terror with their mission to take over the world to please their master. Read more…

“Chappaquiddick” the End of a Dynasty

April 9th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia, Sr.

Bold and incredibly compelling the movie Chappaquiddick is a “tell all” with a lot of authority. Much like last year’s The Post, it tells its’ story pulling no punches, playing out the characters and holding nothing back. Although I’m familiar with the incident, much of the facts were clouded, squashed or were lost due to current events at the time. If you liked The Post, then here’s a film that will enlighten and make you cringe. Read more…

Get in Step With “Finding Your Feet”

April 5th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia, Sr.

One of the most memorable films you’ll see this year, Finding Your Feet turns romance upside down and sideways. Targeted for couples and ladies the film not only entertains, but inspires those who have searched for love and had to get sidetracked to find it. Ladies, bring three Kleenex; one for the sad parts, one for the joyful scenes and one for the inspiring ending that will lead you to evaluating your own woes. Read more…

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…