“Same Kind of Different as Me” Review

Same Kind of Different as Me ** (see below notation) – for thematic elements including some violence and language. Director: Michael Carney Starring: Greg Kinnear, Renée Zellweger, Jon Voight, Djimon Hounsou, Olivia Holt Running Time: 1 hour, 59 minutes Theatrical Release Date: October 20, 2017 Official Site Plot Summary With more money than they could … More “Same Kind of Different as Me” Review

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” Blu-Ray Review

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales ** (see below notation) – for sequences of adventure violence, and some suggestive content. Director: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg Starring: Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario, Kevin McNally, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Golshifteh Farahani, Stephen Graham, Adam Brown Running Time: 2 hours, 17 minutes … More “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” Blu-Ray Review

“Wonder Woman” 3D Blu-Ray Movie Review

Wonder Woman ** (see below notation) – for sequences of violence and action, and some suggestive content. Director: Patty Jenkins Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Danny Huston, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, David Thewlis, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ewen Bremner, Elena Anaya, Lucy Davis Running Time: 2 hours, 21 minutes Theatrical Release Date: June 2, 2017 Official Site … More “Wonder Woman” 3D Blu-Ray Movie Review

“War for the Planet of the Apes” Review

War for the Planet of the Apes ** (see below notation) – for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, thematic elements, and some disturbing images. Director: Matt Reeves Starring: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Karin Konoval, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller Running Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes Theatrical Release Date: July 14, 2017 Official Site Plot SummaryAfter … More “War for the Planet of the Apes” Review

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Blu-Ray Review

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – for sci-fi action violence. Director: J.J. Abrams Starring: Harrison Ford, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Carrie Fisher, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Gwendoline Christie, Mark Hamill Running Time: 2 hours, 16 minutes Theatrical Release Date: December 17, 2015 Official Site Blu-Ray … More “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Blu-Ray Review

“10 Cloverfield Lane” 2D Movie Review

10 Cloverfield Lane – for thematic material including frightening sequences of threat with some violence, and brief language. Director: Dan Trachtenberg Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, John Gallagher Jr., Suzanne Cryer, Bradley Cooper (voice) Running Time: 1 hour, 43 minutes Theatrical Release Date: March 11, 2015 Official Site Plot Summary After getting in a … More “10 Cloverfield Lane” 2D Movie Review

“Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” Review

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation – for sequences of action and violence, and brief partial nudity Director: Christopher McQuarrie Starring: Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Baldwin Running Time: 2 hours, 12 minutes Theatrical Release Date: July 31, 2015 Official Site Plot Summary Following the events of Ghost Protocol, Ethan … More “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” Review

“Jurassic World” IMAX 3D Review

Jurassic World IMAX 3D – for intense sequences of science-fiction violence and peril. Director: Colin Trevorrow Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D’Onofrio, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, Jake Johnson, BD Wong, Judy Greer Running Time: 2 hours, 4 minutes Theatrical Release Date: June 12, 2015 Official Site Plot Summary 22 years after … More “Jurassic World” IMAX 3D Review

“Big Eyes” Blu-Ray Review

Big Eyes – for thematic elements and brief strong language. Director: Tim Burton Starring: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Terence Stamp, Jason Schwartzman, Krysten Ritter, Madeleine Arthur, Jon Polito Running Time: 1 hour, 46 minutes Theatrical Release Date: December 25, 2014 Official Site Blu-Ray Release Date: April 14, 2015 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary A drama about the … More “Big Eyes” Blu-Ray Review

“Interstellar” Blu-Ray Review

Interstellar – for some intense perilous action and brief strong language. Director: Christopher Nolan Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Matt Damon, Casey Affleck Running Time: 2 hours, 49 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 6, 2014 Official Site Blu-Ray Release Date: March 31, 2015 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary With our time on Earth … More “Interstellar” Blu-Ray Review

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” 3D Blu-Ray Review

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images. Director: Peter Jackson Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom, Luke Evans, Billy Connolly Running Time: 2 hours, 24 minutes Theatrical Release Date: December 17, 2014 Official Site Blu-Ray Release Date: … More “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” 3D Blu-Ray Review

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” 2D Theatrical Review

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images. Director: Peter Jackson Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom, Luke Evans, Billy Connolly Running Time: 2 hours, 24 minutes Theatrical Release Date: December 17, 2014 Official Site Plot Summary “The … More “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” 2D Theatrical Review

“Penguins of Madagascar” Theatrical Review

Penguins of Madagascar – for mild action and some rude humor. Director: Eric Darnell, Simon J. Smith Starring: voices of John Malkovitch, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Ken Jeong, Peter Stormare, Andy Richter Running Time: 1 hour, 32 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 26, 2014 Official Site Plot Summary Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private … More “Penguins of Madagascar” Theatrical Review