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“DREAMLAND” a Fantasy Crime Thriller

June 3rd, 2020 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

Wow, this indie film Dreamland came out of nowhere and it really puts the combination of crime/horror/fantasy genres in a very good place. Nicely directed, written and acted, the film takes you into the minds of some very evil protagonists and antagonists. Hard to define who is the wickedest, once the film begins it’s a diabolical whirlwind. 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…

“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” Now on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD

January 12th, 2020 No comments

 

Review by John Delia

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil brings a powerhouse of Disney magic that will astound and delight everyone even on their home screens. Filled with so many characters that you will want to stop and count them as they fly by and even freeze frame them to get a better look. The direction is incredible keeping the main actors in character as they work in front of the stage screens. It’s the kind of wonderment that boggles the mind, especially with the opening scenes and later during the battle. Youngsters will enjoy the film and want to see it over and over again. Parents will marvel at the storyline that stretches the imagination beyond the first Maleficent movie. Whether it’s on 4k, Blu-ray or even DVD, the film is seamless and clear. Read more…

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” Comes to its Conclusion

December 20th, 2019 No comments

 

Review by: John M. Delia, Jr.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is the beginning come full circle. After 42 years the Lucas Films brings the saga to a conclusion in this awesome finale. And like in 1977 when it all began, the exploits still amaze. The space adventure phenomena continues the same credo, “everyone seeks the belief that good will always triumph over evil”. Bringing in a new set of heroes that are fighting for the same causes as their predecessors, carries on the belief that what is right will always prevail in the end.
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“Jumanji: The Next Level” The Wild World Awaits

December 13th, 2019 No comments

 

Review by: John M. Delia, Jr.

So begins another wild adventure in the world of Jumanji and in this one our heroes must uncover a mystery to save all from peril. Everyone is back including a couple of new funny characters that will keep you entertained throughout their new journey and that’s a good thing. Just like the last film there’s action and a something new at every turn as our heroes are trying to solve the levels of Jumanji game.
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“Frozen 2” The Strength in Sisters

November 22nd, 2019 Comments off

Review by John M. Delia, Jr.

The gang is all back and this time they need to discover an event from the past that has changed the future forever. Their search can separate them all from each other and bring possible doom to them or their home. This adventure will bring the sisters into many possible dangers, but they will discover how important their love for each other is to their survival. Read more…

“The Lighthouse” A Blistering Psychological Drama

October 23rd, 2019 No comments

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

Gripping, engaging, wicked and possessed the move The Lighthouse is one of the odds on favorites for an Oscar. The acting, directing and cinematography captivate the viewer with a story that so punishing you’ll leave the theater in a sweat. It’s one of those dramas that don’t come around too often and when they do they’re a must see. Bring your slicker and an umbrella as this film will blow you away. Read more…

“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” See it in IMAX

October 17th, 2019 No comments

 

 

Review by John Delia

A Trojan horse of a movie, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil brings a powerhouse of Disney magic that will astound and delight everyone. Filled with so many characters that you will want to either see it again on the big screen or get it on home video so you can freeze frame to see every one of the munchkins close up. The direction is incredible keeping the main actors in character in the thick of things with all that’s going around them. And as far as the cinematography goes, it’s a wow. And although it has a lot of adventurous action sequences, this sequel doesn’t get as dark as the first one. Read more…

“A Dog’s Journey” A Fine Sequel now on Blu-ray

August 19th, 2019 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

Sweet and enjoyable, the heartfelt story of Bailey continues in A Dog’s Journey now on Blu-ray/DVD combo pack. The film has a lot of heart in a story of determination, persistence and love. With a great cast and crew, with a fine PG script, the film provides a good feeling for the whole family. Read more…

“Avengers: Endgame” the Retaliation Begins

August 12th, 2019 No comments

 

 

Review by John Delia

As the final chapter concludes, it’s good bye to the superhero battalion and one of their masterful powerhouses. Now, I do know this in mind and heart, that the Marvel live action characters were extremely good as a team and on their own. While we THINK they will never work together in the future, let’s not forget that the actors who portrayed them may get bored sitting around for another role to play and then what? There are so many other baddies out there in space, even Captain Marvel states that on film. So my guess is look for some single Marvel character films, before the screams for an assembly are so loud that the studio will cave-in to another Avengers. Read more…