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Movie Review: ‘Kidnapping Mr. Heineken’ – Anthony Hopkins Gets Kidnapped by Sam Worthington

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How much is the life of a billionaire worth? That and other questions about life, relationships and greed are explored in 'Kidnapping Mr. Heineken', staring Sir Anthony Hopkins, Jim Sturgess and Sam Worthington. This is a kidnapping and bank robbery story, but this film is not the typical “heist flick” in the 'Oceans 11-The Italian Job' genre. It goes much deeper. Read More »

Michael Urie Talks About His Breakout Film Debut, ‘WTC View,’ and 9/11

Michael Urie and Elizabeth Kapplow in 'WTC View,' directed by Brian Sloan. Photo from the film.

We all felt frightened and alone and in need of comfort after 9/11 whether we had loved ones nearby or not. I think we all went through that. I did certainly. Read More »

Interview With Brian Sloan, director of ‘WTC View,’ Starring Michael Urie

Director Brian Sloan of 'WTC View.' Photo from IMBD site.

The piece really is about what happens after 9/11 on September 12th and the days after that, and what is happening in the city at that time. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘WTC View,’ Starring Michael Urie in his Breakout Film Debut

'WTC View,' directed by Brian Sloan. Photo from the film.

Eric places an online ad in the Village Voice for a roommate to share his spacious Soho apartment in Manhattan that overlooks downtown. It is September 10, 2001. What happens the next day is legend. What happens to Eric during his roommate search after he and others are allowed to return is a roller coaster ride of emotions that will make you laugh and reflect with hope. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘Dracula Untold’ Starring Luke Evans

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Ultimately feels like a lackluster episode of 'Game of Thrones' with a vampiric subplot thrown in. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Oscar-Winning ‘Birdman’ starring Michael Keaton Wins Best Picture and Director for Alejandro González Iñárritu

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With stellar video/audio, Birdman is a film worth flocking to grab on Blu-ray. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘Big Hero 6: Collector’s Edition’

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The "Big Hero 6 Collector’s Edition" is a nice addition to any family’s home video library. While it could have been a more complete package, what is there, is certainly worth owning. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Birdman’ – What Happens When a Faded Movie Star Does Broadway?

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Iñárritu’s choppy hand-held cam style of directing gets the feel of behind the scenes of NYC theater but never really captures its essence. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Watership Down – The Criterion Collection

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A film that deserves a new audience. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby’ Starring James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain

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It's like watching the day-to-day minutiae of acquaintances you barely know, and still not knowing any more once you are done. Read More »