Blu-ray Review: ALL-STAR SUPERMAN

Superman has sometimes been one of the tougher comic book characters to crack. It’s hard to write stories for a superhero that can end almost any conflict within seconds. Some feel Batman is more relatable because he’s human and has no powers. Unfortunately, some creators wind up making Superman too weak in their efforts to…

Blu-ray Review: HYDE PARK ON HUDSON

Hyde Park on Hudson had all the makings of a prestige picture. It’s based on a true story, features an A-list cast, and helmed by a prominent British director in Roger Michell (Notting Hill). Yet, the film was quietly forgotten during awards season, except for a Golden Globe nomination for Bill Murray’s performance as Franklin…

Don’t forget Christopher Plummer and Martin Landau in REMEMBER on DVD & Blu-ray May 3

Dark truths come to light when the intense thriller Remember arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) May 3 from Lionsgate. Featuring critically acclaimed performances by Academy Award winners Christopher Plummer (Best Supporting Actor, Beginners, 2011) and Martin Landau (Best Supporting Actor, Ed Wood, 1994), the captivating drama follows a Holocaust survivor who…

Blu-ray Review: JUSTICE LEAGUE – CRISIS ON TWO EARTHS

Alternate universes have been a staple of science fiction, in particular, parallel dimensions inhabited by evil doppelgangers. One of the best episodes of the original Star Trek was “Mirror, Mirror” where Kirk and company were accidentally transported to another universe where the Federation was a ruthless empire and Spock sported the most awesome goatee in…

Blu-ray Review: BEGINNERS

Beginners is a semi-autobiographical film from writer/director Mike Mills and based on his experiences with his father, who came out as a gay man at the age of 75 before dying of cancer five years later. Standing in for Mills is Ewan McGregor, who stars as Oliver Fields, a graphic designer still coming to grips…

Lionsgate presents Laurence Fishburne and Thomas Jane in STANDOFF on DVD & Blu-ray April 12

Academy Award nominee Laurence Fishburne (Best Actor, What’s Love Got to Do with It, 1993), three-time Golden Globe nominee Thomas Jane (Best Actor in a Television Series, TV’s “Hung,” 2010, 2011, 2012) and newcomer Ella Ballentine (The Captive) star in the intense action-thriller Standoff, available on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital…

Blu-ray Review: SUPERMAN/BATMAN – PUBLIC ENEMIES

No matter what part of the world someone lives in or what language they speak, if you showed them Superman’s ‘S’ insignia, they’d likely know the symbol means Superman. Same for Batman’s bat logo. The Man of Steel and the Dark Knight have been DC Comics’ most iconic characters. Along with Wonder Woman, they form…