Video Views Extra: New Review of an Older Movie
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-06-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Brief Nudity)
Director: William Friedkin
Cast: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi, Frederic De Pasquale, Bill Hickman, Eddie Egan, Sonny Grosso
Its approach and style contrast markedly with the artificiality and lack of ingenuity that has infected the genre over the years.
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Putting aside some dubious narrative contortions, this is an opportunity for its two lead actors to flex their acting muscles.
The creative muscles flexed by Burton have allowed this version to exist as more than just a fancy live-action retread.
A curiosity for history buffs and those who enjoy middling period piece melodramas.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-06-18
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Director: Dylan Brown, David Feiss, Clare Kilner, Robert Iscove
Cast: Brianna Denski, Jennifer Garner, Ken Hudson Campbell, Kenan Thompson, Mila Kunis, John Oliver, Ken Jeong, Norbert Leo Butz, Matthew Broderick
Eschews the simplistic animated story arc as it explores the power of imagination and innovation to overcome grief.
Despite an intriguing premise and a single great sequence, "Us" is a muddled affair that goes off the rails the more Peele tries to expand, explore, and explain his basic concept.
There’s something enormously refreshing about the openness and honesty found in Keith Behrman’s coming-of-age film, "Giant Little Ones."
Despite all the devilishly clever moments, freaky episodes, and general weirdness, "Under the Silver Lake" is ultimately unsatisfying.
There’s plenty of visual pizzazz and action but the movie is geared more for those interested in getting their MCU fix than being fully immersed in a unique superhero experience.
The problem isn’t the emotional manipulation but the clumsy way in which the movie orchestrates its third act.