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“THE TEN COMMANDMENTS” Remastered on Blu-ray

March 9th, 2020 No comments

 

 

Review by John Delia

Now in one set, the 1923 silent version and the 1956 full color production of the all-time classic The Ten Commandments by Director Cecil B. DeMille. Both films have been fully restored and presented on Blu-ray for the best possible presentation. Released in a special book with three Blu-ray discs and 16 pages of rare photos the Digibook with 3 discs inside. The 16 pages are of rare photos that include shots from the movie, behind the scenes and the lines waiting to see the 1956 New York World Premiere. It’s a bit of nostalgia that the older folks will recall and it should amaze today’s movie fans as well. Read more…

“ONWARD” A Mom’s Opinion

March 5th, 2020 No comments

 

 

Review by Susan Phillips

Before modern day in the land of mermaids, unicorns, fairies and centaurs, wizards used magic to help them in their day-to-day life. But learning magic was difficult, and as time flew by with the invention of more modern luxuries, the ways of the wizard slowly disappeared. Instead of using a spell to add light to a room it was now easier to flip a switch and have a light bulb turn on. Now in current times however, the brothers Ian and Barley Lightfoot discover that magic still exists and they can use it to make a dream come true in Onward. Read more…

“FROZEN II” Exciting on Home Video

February 24th, 2020 No comments

 

 

 

Review By John Delia

One of the best animated features for 2019, the movie Frozen II has come home on video in all formats. A fun family film, part two has all the adventure of the first one and more. The amazing graphics make everything look exciting and real as the two sisters are on a quest for a chance to correct the past and save the future of Arendelle. The film attracted audiences worldwide making it the number one all time animated feature. The DVD/Blu-ray combo has over an hour of bonus features plus you can experience the movie with a Sing-Along. Read more…

“ONWARD” A GREAT ADVENTURE

February 21st, 2020 No comments

 

 

 

 

Exciting, adventurous, heartwarming, compelling and most of all finding dad in all of us, Disney/PIXAR crushes it again with Onward. It’s a tribute to fathers and brothers who have to take the role of the matriarch in the household everywhere. Growing up is hard enough, but with the absence of a father figure it makes it even more difficult. The story here shows how one fatherless family finds a way to bring hope, faith and trust in oneself even during the darkest times. Read more…

“SPY INTERVENTION” A Wacky Comedy

February 13th, 2020 No comments

 

 

Review by John Delia

Wacky spy comedies are fun, especially if they have an exciting plot with many surprises and an unexpected outcome. The movie Spy Intervention has a story that’s a bit different than the usual, it’s much like saving Queen Elizabeth (The Naked Gun) or stopping evil (Spy Hard) or even 2015’s Spy with Melissa McCarthy tracking down an arms dealer. Spy Intervention doesn’t have the star power to make it a blockbuster, but the actors try very hard to please. Not hilarious, but certainly very funny, the movie fills the void that has been absent of late. Read more…

“Birds of Prey” A Kickass Fan Feast

February 7th, 2020 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

One of the best films in recent past for action fans, Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) comes to the screen with a kickass movie that should please the pulp fiction fan base. It’s a follow up to DC Comics’ Suicide Squad for one of their characters, Harley Quinn, and the start of a probable spinoff series. In this episode it explains Harley Quinn’s past and her failing love life that had fallen apart when Joker decided to part ways. But, you can’t keep this wild DC Comic character down as you’ll find out in Birds of Prey. Read more…

“THE HUNT FOR VLAD THE IMPALER” Action Adventure

February 4th, 2020 No comments

 

Review by John Delia

Bringing you back to the 15th Century with a historical action thriller, the movie The Hunt for Vlad the Impaler is now available on VOD, Blu-ray and DVD. The film has some good acting, direction and production value, especially the costuming and special effects. The filmmakers do explain the history a bit, but I have not fact checked it for the opening dialogue on the subject. Actually most of the audiences that will watch the film will be more attuned to the warring factions and the bloody battles. The film has been dubbed in English so it may throw you off a bit, but for the most part they use adequate voice overs that are equal to each of the characters persona. Get caught up in the story early and you will enjoy it as intended. Read more…

“INVASION PLANET EARTH” Now on DVD

February 1st, 2020 No comments

 

 

Review by John Delia

The cool little indie Invasion Planet Earth has been released in North America on DVD, VOD and through digital cable providers. It’s a fun science fiction story that depicts a “new beginning” for the planet that has destroyed most of its population through a terrorist act and finds itself in the hands of aliens that hold the final key to life and death. The production as to explosions and space travel may look a little stark, uneven and not as incredible as movies like Star Wars, but are still viably entertaining to an audience. The directing, acting and script are very good and the presentation on your home televisions should make the experience enjoyable. Read more…

“DOLITTLE” Adventure for the Whole Family

January 17th, 2020 No comments

 

 

 

 

Review by John M. Delia, Jr.

A fun family film Dolittle comes to local theaters with an exciting adventure, characters and storyline. Nicely played by Robert Downey Jr. as Dr. Dolittle, direction by Oscar winner Stephen Graham and with some amazing CGI, it’s a winner. Even if you’re not a youngster the movie spreads that feel-good satisfaction to any age. Make sure you watch this one at a local theatre with their big screens so you get the complete effect and enjoyment. Read more…

“A SERIAL KILLER’S GUIDE TO LIFE” now on Digital HD

January 13th, 2020 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

Quirky and twisted, A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life is one movie that will keep you wincing throughout the 81 minutes of mindboggling carnage. Once it gets started the movie becomes a roller coaster ride of death that’s not stopping to look back. It’s a very dark comedy and the actors are excellent at depicting the insanity as it rolls along to a surprise ending. Did I say the film is sadistic? The film is billed as another Thelma and Louise, but those two ladies in that movie were girl scouts compared to Lou and Valerie in A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life. Read more…