“The Call of the Wild” Digital HD Review

The Call of the Wild – for some violence, peril, thematic elements and mild language. Director: Chris Sanders Starring: Harrison Ford, Omar Sy, Cara Gee, Dan Stevens, Karen Gillan, Bradley Whitford Running Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes Theatrical Release Date: February 21, 2020 Plot Summary A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of … More “The Call of the Wild” Digital HD Review

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” Blu-Ray / Digital Review

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – for sci-fi violence and action. Director: J.J. Abrams Starring: Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Carrie Fisher, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Naomi Ackie, Lupita Nyong’o, Billy Dee Williams, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid Running Time: 2 hours, 22 … More “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” Blu-Ray / Digital Review

“Spies in Disguise” Blu-Ray Review

Spies in Disguise – for action, violence, and rude humor. Director: Nick Bruno, Troy Quane Starring: voices of Will Smith, Tom Holland, Ben Mendelsohn, Rashida Jones, Reba McEntire, Karen Gillan Running Time: 1 hour, 42 minutes Theatrical Release Date: December 25, 2019 Blu-Ray Release Date: March 10, 2020 (Amazon.com)     Plot Summary When the … More “Spies in Disguise” Blu-Ray Review

“Dark Waters” Blu-Ray / Digital Review

Dark Waters  – for thematic content, some disturbing images, and strong language. Director: Todd Haynes Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Pullman, Victor Garber, Bill Camp Running Time: 2 hours, 6 minutes Theatrical Release Date: December 6, 2019 Blu-Ray Release Date: March 3, 2020 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a … More “Dark Waters” Blu-Ray / Digital Review

“Frozen II” 4K UHD Review

Frozen II – for action/peril and some thematic elements. Director: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee Starring: voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Alfred Molina, Sterling K. Brown, Evan Rachel Wood, Martha Plimpton, Rachel Matthews, Ciarán Hinds Running Time: 1 hour, 43 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 22, 2019 4K UHD Release Date: … More “Frozen II” 4K UHD Review

“Midway” 4K UHD Review

Midway – for sequences of war violence and related images, language and smoking. Director: Roland Emmerich Starring: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans, Mandy Moore, Luke Kleintank, Dennis Quaid, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Keean Johnson Running Time: 2 hours, 18 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 8, 2019 Blu-Ray Release Date: February 18, 2020 … More “Midway” 4K UHD Review

“Jojo Rabbit” Digital HD Review

Jojo Rabbit – for mature thematic content, some disturbing images, violence, and language. Director: Taika Waititi Starring: Roman Griffin Davis, Taika Waititi, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, Stephen Merchant, Archie Yates Running Time: 1 hour, 48 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 8, 2019 Digital Release Date: February 4, 2020 (iTunes) Blu-Ray Release … More “Jojo Rabbit” Digital HD Review

“Ford v Ferrari” Digital HD Review

Ford v Ferrari – for some language and peril. Director: James Mangold Starring: Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Caitriona Balfe, Josh Lucas, John Bernthal, Noah Jupe, Tracy Letts Running Time: 2 hours, 32 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 15, 2019 Blu-Ray Release Date: February 11, 2020 (Target.com) Plot Summary American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver … More “Ford v Ferrari” Digital HD Review

“Playing with Fire” Blu-Ray Review

Playing With Fire – for rude humor, some suggestive material and mild peril. Director: Andy Fickman Starring: John Cena, Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo, Brianna Hildebrand, Judy Greer, Tyler Mane Running Time: 1 hour, 36 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 8, 2019 Blu-Ray Release Date: February 4, 2020 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary A crew of rugged firefighters … More “Playing with Fire” Blu-Ray Review

“Gemini Man” 4K UHD Review

Gemini Man – for violence and action throughout, and brief strong language. Director: Ang Lee Starring: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong Running Time: 1 hour, 57 minutes Theatrical Release Date: October 11, 2019 Blu-Ray Release Date: January 14, 2020 (Amazon.com)   Plot Summary An over-the-hill hitman faces off against a younger … More “Gemini Man” 4K UHD Review

“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” Blu-Ray Review

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and brief scary images. Director: Joachim Rønning Starring: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer, Harris Dickinson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jenn Murray, Warwick Davis Running Time: 1 hour, 59 minutes Theatrical Release Date: October 18, 2019 Blu-Ray Release Date: January 14, 2020 (Amazon.com)   Plot Summary … More “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” Blu-Ray Review

“Abominable” Blu-Ray Review

Abominable – for some action and mild rude humor. Director: Jill Culton, Todd Wilderman Starring: voices of Chloe Bennet, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Albert Tsai, Eddie Izzard, Sarah Paulson, Joseph Izzo, Michelle Wong Running Time: 1 hour, 37 minutes Theatrical Release Date: September 27, 2019 Blu-Ray Release Date: December 20, 2019 (Amazon.com)   Plot Summary Three … More “Abominable” Blu-Ray Review

“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