Video Views Extra: New Review of an Older Movie
U.S. Home Release Date: 2018-11-17
MPAA Rating: "NR"
Genre: Science Fiction/Variety
Director: Steve Binder
Cast: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels, James Earl Jones, Mickey Morton, Paul Gale, Patty Maloney, Beatrice Arthur, Art Carney, Harvey Korman, Diahann Carroll, Jefferson Starship
The cliche "it's so bad, it's good" doesn't apply here. "The Star Wars Holiday Special" isn't enjoyable on any level, campy or otherwise. It's just ugly, painful, and boring.
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If there’s a reason to see the movie, it’s Redford, whose charismatic, mature presence argues that age has done nothing to diminish his ability to command the screen.
For those who can get past the shaky-cam aspect that infects the cinematography, this is an involving look back in time at one of the most significant human endeavors of the last century.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-01-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Director: David Gordon Green
Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Jefferson Hall, Rhian Rees, Will Patton, Haluk Bilginer, Nick Castle, James Jude Courtney, Andi Matichak, Judy Greer, Toby Huss
This is the sequel "Halloween" fans have been awaiting for four decades as the slow-burn terrors of 1978 reach out across the years to shock and frighten a new generation.
Although race is a critical element of the production’s DNA, this is first and foremost the story of a remarkable young woman.
At times dull and plodding and at other times cartoonishly silly, "Kin" rarely works and, when it does, it’s often for the wrong reasons.
As the credits roll with most of the major plot threads unresolved, the frustration is palpable when one recognizes that there will be no second installment.
The biggest crime of "The Spy Who Dumped Me" isn’t its dearth of humor or reliance on an unimaginative espionage plot but the way it wastes the talents of its leads.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2018-11-13
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Disturbing Images)
Genre: Science Fiction/Action
Director: Jon Turteltaub
Cast: Jason Statham, Page Kennedy, Robert Taylor, Jessica McNamee, Winston Chao, Ruby Rose, Cliff Curtis, Rainn Wilson, Li Bingbing, Olafur Darri Olafsson
By failing to embrace the absurdity of the situation, the movie sets itself up as just another summer blockbuster-of-the-week.
It’s supposed to be a screwball comedy but someone forgot to include the laughs.