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Entries for June, 2010

Blu-ray review: The Book Of Eli [2010]

Reviewed by Johnny McNair Warner Bros. – 118 mins  – 2010 – Rated R – 1080p Widescreen 2.39: 1 – DTS-HD 5.1 Audio – DVD copy – Digital Copy  For the past few years Hollywood has been making a wave of post apocalyptic films that attempt to tell theories of how humankind will go on after […]

Box Office Review: Toy Story 3 [2010]

Reviewed by Daniel Taveras Released: June 18, 2010 1 hr. 43 mins. G Directed by:  Lee Unkrich Tom Hanks Tim Allen Joan Cusack Don Rickles 1995’s Toy Story was one of those landmark, groundbreaking, milestone, watershed, (insert similar descriptive word here), motion pictures.  Animated cinema suddenly became a bit more alien.  As the first fully […]

Box Office Review: Mother and Child [2010]

Reviewed by Daniel Taveras 2 hrs. 5 min. R Directed by:  Rodrigo García Naomi Watts Annette Bening Kerry Washington Samuel L. Jackson Rodrigo García directed this film.  Rodrigo García wrote this film.  Why is this important?  Should we know him?  Well, he wrote/directed the moderately successful Nine Lives.  Ok…that’s cool, any other reason why we […]

Box Office Review: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time [2010]

Reviewed by Daniel Taveras Release: May 28th 1 hr. 56 min. PG-13 Directed by: Mike Newell Jake Gyllenhaal Gemma Arterton Ben Kingsly Jordan Mechner’s 1989 title for the Apple II, Prince of Persia, was the first computer game that chiseled a deep, everlasting presence into my brain. The uncommonly realistic rotoscoped animation.  The strafed sword […]

Blu-ray review: Edge of Darkness [2010]

Reviewed by Johnny McNair   Warner Home Entertainment – 117 minutes – 2010 – Rated R – 1080p Widescreen 2.40:1 – DTS HD Master 5.1 Audio Mix – Digital Copy     The last time we saw Mel Gibson starring in a movie was in 1992’s Signs, because he’s been focusing his talents behind the […]

Blu-ray review: Marked for Death [1990]

Reviewed by Johnny McNair   Fox Home Entertainment – 93 minutes – 1990 – Rated R – 1080p Widescreen 2.35:1 – DTS-HD Lossless 5.1 Audio Mix     Stallone and Schwarzenegger ruled the action hero genre in the late 80’s and early 90’s, but as they became more and more expensive to afford, Hollywood began […]