Movie Review: SHERLOCK HOLMES – A GAME OF SHADOWS

In some ways, Warner Brothers’ revisionist take on Sherlock Holmes is more faithful to the original stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Gone are the great detective’s stoic manner and meticulous behavior along with the Meerschaum pipe and deerstalker cap that became pervasive from earlier adaptations. However, it’s doubtful Doyle ever dreamed of his most…

DVD Review: BONES – SEASON 12

Police procedurals are an easy sell to the networks, especially if they have a gimmicky twist. There was Ioan Gruffuld as an immortal medical examiner in Forever and the devil himself assisting the LAPD in Lucifer. At one point, producers were developing a drama with King Arthur reimagined as a crime-solving graffiti artist. It’s surprising…

Disney’s ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS journeys home onto DVD & Blu-ray Oct. 18

Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland forever changed the landscape of children’s literature; Disney’s animated Alice in Wonderland embraced this fantasy world filled with peculiar characters; and Tim Burton directed a visually-stunning, live-action film that mesmerized audiences worldwide. On Oct. 18, 2016, the enchanting and beloved franchise that has captivated generations of adventurers continues when Disney’s Alice Through…

Movie Review: ALICE IN WONDERLAND

”Remember what the dormouse said; ‘Keep your head…keep your head.’” Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland has been sanitized over the years. Aside from Jan Svankmejer’s Alice, most versions lack the darker and tripper elements of the source material. Ironically, Disney (known for sanitizing many works of literature) decided to return to Carroll’s novels and wisely…