“Buttons: A Christmas Tale” Review

Buttons: A Christmas Tale – for thematic elements. Director: Tim Janis Starring: Alivia Clark, Angela Lansbury, Julia Burrows, Dick Van Dyke, Ioan Gruffudd, Katie McGrath, Abigail Spencer, Roma Downey, Robery Picardo, Jane Seymour Running Time: 1 hour, 37 minutes Theatrical Release Date: December 9, 2018 DVD Release Date: December 3, 2019 (Amazon.com)   Plot Summary … More “Buttons: A Christmas Tale” Review

“The Lion King” (2019) Blu-Ray Review

  The Lion King – for sequences of violence and peril, and some thematic elements. Director: Jon Favreau Starring: voices of Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Beyonce Knowles, James Earl Jones, John Oliver, Keegan-Michael Key, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner Running Time: 1 hour, 58 minutes Theatrical Release Date: July 19, 2019 Blu-Ray Release Date: November 5, … More “The Lion King” (2019) Blu-Ray Review

“Dora and the Lost City of Gold” Blu-Ray Review

Dora and the Lost City of Gold – for some action/peril. Director: James Bobin Starring: Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez, Jeff Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Eva Longoria, Temuera Morrison, Nicholas Coombe, Madeleine Madden, Benicio Del Toro (voice) Running Time: 1 hour, 42 minutes Theatrical Release Date: August 9, 2019 Blu-Ray Release Date: November 19, 2019 (Amazon.com) Plot … More “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” Blu-Ray Review

“Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw” Blu-Ray Review

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw – for prolonged sequences of action and violence, suggestive material and some strong language. Director: David Leitch Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Vanessa Kirby, Idris Elba, Ryan Reynolds, Helen Mirren, Eiza González, Eddie Marsan Running Time: 2 hours, 16 minutes Theatrical Release Date: August 2, 2019 Blu-Ray Release … More “Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw” Blu-Ray Review

“VeggieTales: The Best Christmas Gift” DVD Review

  VeggieTales: The Best Christmas Gift Company: Big Idea Inc. Release Date: October 22, 2019 / November 1, 2019 Running Time: 58 minutes Buy It: Amazon.com Plot Summary In this fresh new telling of the Christmas story, Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber, and the rest of the VeggieTales crew are preparing for their first … More “VeggieTales: The Best Christmas Gift” DVD Review

“Gremlins” 4K UHD Review

Gremlins Director: Joe Dante Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, Corey Feldman, Judge Reinhold, Howie Mandel (voice) Running Time: 1 hour, 46 minutes Theatrical Release Date: October 26, 1984 4K/Blu-Ray Release Date: October 1, 2019 (Amazon.com)   Plot Summary A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde … More “Gremlins” 4K UHD Review

Aladdin (1992) 2019 Blu-Ray Release Review

Aladdin Director: Ron Clements & John Musker Starring: voices of Robin Williams, Scott Weinger, Linda Larkin, Gilbert Gottfried, Jonathan Freeman, Frank Welker, Jim Cummings Running Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 11, 1992 Blu-Ray Release Date: October 13, 2015 (Amazon.com) Blu-Ray Re-Release Date: September 10, 2019 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary Disney’s beloved masterpiece … More Aladdin (1992) 2019 Blu-Ray Release Review

“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” 4K UHD Review

Godzilla: King of the Monsters  – for sequences of monster action violence and destruction, and for some language. Director: Michael Dougherty Starring: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch, Ken Watanabe, Ziyi Zhang, O’Shea Jackson Jr. Running Time: 2 hours, 11 minutes Theatrical Release Date: May 31, 2019 4K/Blu-Ray Release Date: August … More “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” 4K UHD Review

“The Hustle” Blu-Ray Review

The Hustle – on appeal for crude sexual content and language. Director: Chris Addison Starring: Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Alex Sharp Running Time: 1 hour, 33 minutes Theatrical Release Date: May 10, 2019 Blu-Ray Release Date: August 20, 2019 (Amazon.com)     Plot Summary Josephine Chesterfield (Hathaway) is a glamorous, seductive Brit who defrauds gullible … More “The Hustle” Blu-Ray Review

“Pokémon: Detective Pikachu” 4K UHD Review

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu – for action/peril, some rude and suggestive humor, and thematic elements. Director: Rob Letterman Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Bill Nighy, Ken Wantanabe, Suki Waterhouse Running Time: 1 hour, 44 minutes Theatrical Release Date: May 10, 2019 4K/Blu-Ray Release Date: August 6, 2019 (Amazon.com)   Plot Summary In a world … More “Pokémon: Detective Pikachu” 4K UHD Review

“How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” Blu-Ray Review

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – for adventure action and some mild rude humor. Director: Dean DeBlois Starring: voices of Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, F. Murray Abraham, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, Kit Haringto, nGerard Butler, Justin Rupple Running Time: 1 hour, 44 minutes Theatrical Release Date: … More “How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” Blu-Ray Review