Top Ten DVD List for March 21, 2017

Julieta https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01N4MP65D/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Lovers on the Bridge https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01N223JBA/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Sing https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTI0P1U/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01N2VOCWZ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Brokenwood Mysteries: Series 3 https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01MRIA34B/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 When Calls the Night: The Heart of Faith https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01N7G9V2K/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20

Microscopic Martian Matter Morphs into Monster in Outer Space Screamfest

In recent years, Hollywood has started serving up some outer space adventures, a la The Martian (2015) and The Space between Us (2017), suggesting that the Red Planet is basically a benign environment free of any hostile creatures. But just when we thought it was safe to visit Mars again, along comes Life, a cautionary horror flick unleashing a terrifying alien force aboard an international space station.

Campy Horror Comedy Comes to Home Video

Elaine Parker (Samantha Robinson) only became a witch after being abandoned by her late husband. An incurable romantic with fairy princess fantasies, the gorgeous widow still harbors hopes of finding Mr. Right.

Natalie Portman Channels Jackie Kennedy in Oscar-Nominated Performance

How did Jackie Kennedy feel in the wake of her husband\’s assassination in Dallas on November 22, 1963? That is the question explored in Jackie, a picture which paints a perceptive portrait of Camelot\’s First Lady by speculating about her mental state during the days immediately following the assassination of JFK (Caspar Phillipson). In that regard, this behind-the-scenes biopic is rather reminiscent of The Queen (2006) which presumed to provide a fly-on-the-wall\’s perspective of the goings-on inside Buckingham Palace after the untimely death of Princess Diana.

For movies opening March 17, 2017

BIG BUDGET FILMS Beauty and the Beast (PG for action, peril, violence and frightening images) Emma Watson and Dan Stevens co-star as the title characters in this musical adaptation of the French fairy tale about a young woman taken prisoner by a monstrous, young prince.Supporting cast includes Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald, Ian McKellen, Josh Gad and Emma Thompson.

Intriguing Expose’ Chronicles Billionaire’s Crusade vs. Possible Pyramid Scheme

Every couple of years or so, I get approached by a friend or acquaintance excited about some great new product that they\’ve just quit their job to sell. Curiously, instead of trying to get me as a customer, they\’re always more interested in offering me an opportunity to share in their good fortune by becoming a distributor.

Top Ten DVD List for March 14, 2017

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for March 14, 2017 Fences https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTI0KQA/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Elle https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01M8MVUW3/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Jackie https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTI1LA4/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Red Dawn [Collector\’s Edition] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01NCK6BGQ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20

Viola Davis Delivers Oscar-Winning Performance in Adaptation of August Wilson Classic

Back in 1987, Fences won both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play. The August Wilson classic, set in the Pittsburgh in the Fifties, chronicled the day-to-day struggle of a blue-collar, African-American family. The production was brought back to Broadway in 2010, and it landed the Tony for Best Revival in addition to ones for Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in the Best Actor and Best Actress categories.

Zany Mockumentary Features Computer Tech-Turned-Aspiring Actor

  Actor Martinez Film Review by Kam Williams Zany Mockumentary Features Computer Tech-Turned-Aspiring Actor Did you see I’m Still Here (2010), the mockumentary chronicling Joaquin Phoenix’s supposed retirement from acting to try his hand at rap music? Well, what made that movie fascinating was how it was edited in such a way as to make […]

For movies opening March 10, 2017

BIG BUDGET FILMS Kong: Skull Island (PG-13 for action, intense violence and brief profanity) Reboot of the King Kong franchise, set in 1971, revolving around an ill-fated expedition to an uncharted Polynesian island inhabited by a horde of monsters led by a giant ape. Ensemble cast includes Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins and Tom Hiddleston.