“Exodus: Gods and Kings” 2D Blu-Ray Review

Exodus: Gods and Kings – for violence including battle sequences and intense images. Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, John Turturro, Ben Mendelsohn, María Valverde, Isaac Andrews, Golshifteh Farahani Running Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes Theatrical Release Date: December 12, 2014 Official Site Discussion Guide (PDF) Blu-Ray… More “Exodus: Gods and Kings” 2D Blu-Ray Review

“The Boxtrolls” Blu-Ray Review

The Boxtrolls – for action, some peril and mild rude humor. Director: Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi Starring: voices of Elle Fanning, Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Tracy Morgan Running Time: 1 hour, 36 minutes Theatrical Release Date: September 26, 2014 Official Site Blu-Ray Release Date: January 20, 2015 (Amazon.com)… More “The Boxtrolls” Blu-Ray Review

“Dolphin Tale 2” Blu-Ray Review

Dolphin Tale 2 – for some mild thematic elements. Director: Charles Martin Smith Starring: Harry Connick Jr., Nathan Gamble, Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson Running Time: 1 hour, 47 minutes Theatrical Release Date: September 12, 2014 Official Site Blu-Ray Release Date: December 9, 2014 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary The team of people who saved Winter’s… More “Dolphin Tale 2” Blu-Ray Review

“Dumb and Dumber To” Review

Dumb and Dumber To – for crude and sexual humor, partial nudity, language and some drug references. Director: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly Starring: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Kathleen Turner, Laurie Holden, Rob Riggle, Rachel Melvin Running Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 14, 2014 Official Site Plot Summary 20 years since their… More “Dumb and Dumber To” Review

“Transformers: Age of Extinction” 3D Blu-Ray Review

Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D – for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language and brief innuendo. Director: Michael Bay Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kelsey Grammer, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Stanley Tucci, T.J. Miller, Bingbing Li; voices of John Goodman, Ken Watanabe, John DiMaggio, Peter Cullen, Mark Ryan, Frank Welker Running Time: 2 hours, 45… More “Transformers: Age of Extinction” 3D Blu-Ray Review

“Persecuted” Review

Persecuted – for violence and thematic elements. Director: Daniel Lusko Starring: James Remar, Bruce Davison, Natalie Grant, Brad Stine, Dean Stockwell Running Time: 1 hour, 33 minutes Theatrical Release Date: July 18, 2014 Official Site Plot Summary Nationally acclaimed evangelist John Luther is the last obstacle in the way of sweeping religious reform in the… More “Persecuted” Review

“Winter’s Tale” Blu-Ray Review

Winter’s Tale – for violence and some sensuality. Director: Akiva Goldsman Starring: Colin Farrell, Russell Crowe, Jessica Brown Findlay, Will Smith, Jennifer Connelly, Eva Marie Saint, William Hurt Running Time: 1 hour, 58 minutes Theatrical Release Date: February 14, 2014 Official Site Blu-Ray Release Date: June 24, 2014 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary Set in a mythic… More “Winter’s Tale” Blu-Ray Review

“Grace Unplugged” Blu-Ray Review

Grace Unplugged – for thematic elements and brief teen drinking. Director: Brad J. Silverman Starring: AJ Michalka, James Denton, Kevin Pollak, Shawnee Smith, Michael Welch, Jamie Grace, Chris Ellis Running Time: 1 hour, 42 minutes Theatrical Release Date: October 4, 2013 Blu-Ray Release Date: February 11, 2014 (Amazon.com) Official Site Plot Summary Grace Trey is… More “Grace Unplugged” Blu-Ray Review

“The Smurfs 2” Blu-Ray Review

The Smurfs 2 – for some rude humor and action. Director: Raja Gosnell Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Hank Azaria, Brendan Gleeson; voices of Jonathan Winters, Katy Perry, Christina Ricci, J.B. Smoove, George Lopez, John Oliver, Anton Yelchin Running Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Theatrical Release Date: July 31, 2013 Official Site Blu-Ray Release… More “The Smurfs 2” Blu-Ray Review

“White House Down” DVD Review

White House Down – for prolonged sequences of action and violence including intense gunfire and explosions, some language and a brief sexual image. Director: Roland Emmerich Starring: Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Joey King, James Woods, Jason Clarke, Nicolas Wright, Richard Jenkins Running Time: 2 hours, 11 minutes Theatrical Release Date: June 28, 2013… More “White House Down” DVD Review

“The Internship” Blu-Ray Review

The Internship – for sexuality, some crude humor, partying and language. Director: Shawn Levy Starring: Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Rose Byrne, Aasif Mandvi, Max Minghella, Josh Brener, Dylan O’Brien, Tiya Sircar, John Goodman, Will Ferrell Running Time: 1 hour, 59 minutes Theatrical Release Date: June 7, 2013 Official Site Blu-Ray Release Date: October 22, 2013… More “The Internship” Blu-Ray Review

“Atlantis: The Lost Empire” Blu-Ray Review

Atlantis: The Lost Empire – for mild sci-fi action. Director: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise Starring: voices of Michael J. Fox, James Garner, John Mahoney, Claudia Christian, Jacqueline Obradors, Phil Morris Running Time: 1 hour, 35 minutes Theatrical Release Date: June 15, 2001 Blu-Ray Release Date: June 11, 2013 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary The dreams of a… More “Atlantis: The Lost Empire” Blu-Ray Review

“Safe Haven” Blu-Ray Review

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… More “Safe Haven” Blu-Ray Review