“The Grinch” Blu-Ray Review

The Grinch – for brief rude humor. Director: Yarrow Cheney, Scott Mosier Starring: voices of Benedict Cumberbatch, Cameron Seely, Rashida Jones, Pharrell Williams, Kenan Thompson, Angela Lansbury Running Time: 1 hour, 26 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 9, 2018 Blu-Ray Release Date: February 5, 2019 (Amazon.com)   Plot Summary A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin … More “The Grinch” Blu-Ray Review

“Lethal Weapon: The Complete Second Season” Blu-Ray Review

Lethal Weapon: The Complete Second Season Starring: Damon Wayans, Clayne Crawford, Jordana Brewster, Keesha Sharp, Michelle Mitchenor, Kevin Rahm, Johnathan Fernandez, Rex Linn Running Time: Blu-Ray – 4 discs: 964 minutes Blu-Ray/DVD Release Date: September 18, 2018 (Amazon.com)   Plot Summary Season Two opens with LAPD detective Martin Riggs (Clayne Crawford) south of the California … More “Lethal Weapon: The Complete Second Season” Blu-Ray Review

“Ant-Man and the Wasp” Blu-Ray Review

Ant-Man and the Wasp – for some sci-fi action violence. Director: Peyton Reed Starring: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña, Hannah John-Kamen, Judy Greer, John Slattery, Walton Goggins, Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Pfeiffer, Randall Park Running Time: 1 hour, 58 minutes Theatrical Release Date: July 6, 2018 Official Site Blu-Ray Release Date: October 16, … More “Ant-Man and the Wasp” Blu-Ray Review

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” 4K UHD Review

Solo: A Star Wars Story – for sequences of sci-fi action/violence. Director: Ron Howard Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Paul Bettany, Joonas Suotamo, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Voice), Jon Favreau (Voice), Erin Kellyman, Linda Hunt Running Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes Theatrical Release Date: May 25, 2018 Official Site Blu-Ray/4K Ultra … More “Solo: A Star Wars Story” 4K UHD Review

“Blindspot: The Complete Third Season” Blu-Ray Review

Blindspot: The Complete Third Season Starring: Jaimie Alexander, Sullivan Stapleton, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza, Ashley Johnson, Luke Mitchell, David Morse Running Time: Blu-Ray – 4 discs: 946 minutes Blu-Ray/DVD Release Date: August 21, 2018 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary Following the shocking revelation of new bioluminescent tattoos on Jane Doe’s body, Season Three jumps forward two years … More “Blindspot: The Complete Third Season” Blu-Ray Review

“Isle of Dogs” Blu-Ray Review

Isle of Dogs – for thematic elements and some violent images. Director: Wes Anderson Starring: voices of Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Bob Balaban, Jeff Goldblum, Kunichi Nomura, Liev Schreiber, Greta Gerwig, Scarlett Johansson, Yoko Ono, Harvey Keitel, F. Murray Abraham, Frances McDormand Running Time: 1 hour, 41 minutes Theatrical Release Date: … More “Isle of Dogs” Blu-Ray Review

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” 4K UHD Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – for sequences of sci-fi violence and action. Director: Rian Johnson Starring: Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Carrie Fisher, Oscar Isaac, Laura Dern, Kelly Marie Tran, Benico Del Toro, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd Running Time: 2 hours, … More “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” 4K UHD Review

“Murder on the Orient Express” 4K UHD Blu-Ray Review

Murder on the Orient Express – for violence and thematic elements. Director: Kenneth Branagh Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Michelle Pfeiffer, Josh Gad, Daisy Ridley, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Penelope Cruz, Leslie Odom Jr. Running Time: 1 hour, 54 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 10, 2017 Official Site Blu-Ray/4K Ultra HD Release Date: February 27, 2018 (Amazon.com) … More “Murder on the Orient Express” 4K UHD Blu-Ray Review

“Thor: Ragnarok” Review

Thor: Ragnarok – for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief suggestive material. Director: Taika Waititi Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Idris Elba, Tessa Thompson, Anthony Hopkins, Karl Urban Running Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes Theatrical Release Date: November 3, 2017 Official Site Plot Summary Imprisoned, the … More “Thor: Ragnarok” Review

“Same Kind of Different as Me” Review

Same Kind of Different as Me – 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 ever possibly need, Ron … 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

“Blindspot: The Complete Second Season” Blu-Ray Review

Blindspot: The Complete Second Season Starring: Jaimie Alexander, Sullivan Stapleton, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza, Ashley Johnson, Luke Mitchell, Michelle Hurd Running Time: Blu-Ray – 4 discs: 943 minutes Blu-Ray/DVD Release Date: August 8, 2017 (Amazon.com) Plot Summary Season Two blasts open with shocking revelations about Jane Doe’s true identity and her connections with the shadowy … More “Blindspot: The Complete Second Season” Blu-Ray Review

Ghost in the Shell 3D Blu-Ray Review

Ghost in the Shell 3D ** (see below notation) – for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, suggestive content and some disturbing images. Director: Rupert Sanders Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt Running Time: 1 hour, 47 minutes Theatrical Release Date: March 31, 2017 Official Site Blu-Ray Release Date: July 25, … More Ghost in the Shell 3D Blu-Ray 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