Great Expectations on Blu-ray and DVD April 15

Great Expectations on Blu-ray and DVD April 15 Great Expectations From the director of Four Weddings and a Funeral comes this fresh, “absorbing” (Mary Houlihan, Chicago Sun-Times) cinematic realization of Charles Dickens’ beloved novel starring Oscar® Nominees Helena Bonham Carter and Ralph Fiennes*. After an orphaned, blacksmith’s apprentice inherits a fortune from an anonymous benefactor, he moves to … Continue reading

“All Is Lost” Blu-Ray Review

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All Is Lost – brief strong language. Director: J.C. Chandor Starring: Robert Redford Running Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Theatrical Release Date: October 18, 2013 Blu-Ray Release Date: February 11, 2014 (Amazon.com) Official Site Plot Summary A man in his seventies is alone at sea on a 39-foot yacht when it accidentally strikes a cargo … Continue reading

“The Fitzgerald Family Christmas” DVD Review

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The Fitzgerald Family Christmas – for thematic material, language, some sexual and drug references. Director: Edward Burns Starring: Edward Burns, Connie Britton, Michael McGlone, Kerry Bishé, Heather Burns, Marsha Dietlein, Noah Emmerich, Caitlin FitzGerald, Tom Guiry, Ed Lauter, Daniella Pineda Running Time: 1 hour, 36 minutes Theatrical Release Date: December 7, 2012 Blu-Ray Release Date: … Continue reading

“The Great Gatsby” 2D Blu-Ray Review

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The Great Gatsby – for some violent images, sexual content, smoking, partying and brief language. Director: Baz Luhrmann Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Elizabeth Debicki Running Time: 2 hours, 22 minutes Theatrical Release Date: May 10, 2013 Blu-Ray Release Date: August 27, 2013 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary “The Great Gatsby” … Continue reading

“42″ Blu-Ray Review

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42 – for thematic elements including language. Director: Brian Helgeland Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Lucas Black, Alan Tudyk, Andre Holland, John C. McGinley Running Time: 2 hours, 8 minutes Theatrical Release Date: April 12, 2013 Blu-Ray Release Date: July 16, 2013 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary Hero is a word we hear often in … Continue reading

“Safe Haven” Blu-Ray Review

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Safe Haven – for thematic material involving threatening behavior, and for violence and sexuality. Director: Lasse Hallström Starring: Josh Duhamel, Julianne Hough, David Lyons, Mimi Kirkland, Noah Lomax, Cobie Smulders Running Time: 1 hour, 55 minutes Theatrical Release Date: February 14, 2013 Blu-Ray Release Date: May 7, 2013 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary An affirming and suspenseful … Continue reading

“Jack Reacher” Blu-Ray Review

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Jack Reacher – for violence, language and some drug material. Director: Christopher McQuarrie Starring: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, David Oyelowo, Werner Herzog Running Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes Theatrical Release Date: December 21, 2012 Blu-Ray Release Date: May 7, 2013 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all … Continue reading

Heart-Stirring, Heart-Changing Family Drama, “King’s Faith” To Release April 26

HEART-STIRRING, HEART-CHANGING FAMILY DRAMA KING’S FAITH GIVES AUDIENCES OPPORTUNITY TO DECIDE FILM’S SHOWING   Distributor Sets April 26, 2013 Theatrical Release, Early Demand Brings Movie to Key Film Markets SOURCE: Pure Publicity (New York, NY, February 6, 2013) – Whether through Netflix, VOD, or theatrical-on-demand start-ups, audiences are increasingly wrestling content decisions away from Hollywood … Continue reading

“Skyfall” James Bond 007 IMAX Review

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Skyfall – for intense violent sequences throughout, some sexuality, language and smoking. Director: Sam Mendes Starring: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe Running Time: 2 hours, 23 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 8, 2012 Official Site Plot Summary Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming’s James Bond 007 in … Continue reading

“People Like Us” Blu-Ray Review

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People Like Us – for language, some drug use and brief sexuality. Director: Alex Kurtzman Starring: Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Hall D’Addario, Michelle Pfeiffer, Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, Philip Baker Hall Running Time: 1 hour, 54 minutes Theatrical Release Date: June 29, 2012 Blu-Ray Release Date: October 2, 2012 (Amazon.com) Official Site Plot Summary … Continue reading

“October Baby” Blu-Ray Review

October Baby – for mature thematic material. Director: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin Starring: Rachel Hendrix, Jason Burkey, Jasmine Guy, John Schneider, Chris Sligh Running Time: 1 hour, 49 minutes Theatrical Release Date: October 30, 2011 Blu-Ray Release Date: September 11, 2012 (Amazon.com) Official Site Plot Summary As the curtain rises, Hannah hesitantly steps onto the … Continue reading

“We Bought A Zoo” Blu-Ray Review

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We Bought A Zoo – for language and some thematic elements. Director: Cameron Crowe Starring: Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Elle Fanning, John Michael Higgins Running Time: 2 hours, 4 minutes Theatrical Release Date: December 23, 2011 Blu-Ray Release Date: April 3, 2012 (Amazon.com) Official Site Based on a true story, a widowed … Continue reading

“Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” Blu-Ray Review

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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close – for emotional thematic material, some disturbing images, and language. Director: Stephen Daldry Starring: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow, Viola Davis, Jeffrey Wright, John Goodman Running Time: 2 hours, 9 minutes Theatrical Release Date: December 25, 2011 Blu-Ray Release Date: March 27, 2012 (Amazon.com) Official Site … Continue reading

“Salmon Fishing In The Yemen” Review

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – for some violence and sexual content, and brief language. Director: Lasse Hallström Starring: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas, Amr Waked Running Time: 1 hour, 51 minutes Theatrical Release Date: March 9, 2012 Official Site Plot Summary From the beloved director of Chocolat and the Oscar®-winning screenwriter of … Continue reading

“The Apartment” (1960) Blu-Ray Review

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The Apartment Director: Billy Wilder Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston Running Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes Theatrical Release Date: June 15, 1960 Blu-Ray Release Date: January 24, 2012 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary C.C. Baxter (Jack Lemmon) knows the way to success in business…it’s through the door of his apartment! By providing a … Continue reading

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