The Blu Spot
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Film Critic Jeff Beck
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Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore: Another Sub-Par Return to the Wizarding World (Blu-ray)
Morbius: A Toothless Vampire Flick with Poor Execution (Blu-ray)
Ambulance: An Epic Chase That Goes Nowhere (Blu-ray)
The Tales of Hoffmann: A Visual Feast with Narrative Shortcomings (Criterion Blu-ray)
The Batman: An Intriguing Approach Undone By a Weak Screenplay (Blu-ray)
The Suicide Squad: James Gunn Brings the Goods Yet Again (Blu-ray)
The Film: Just five years ago, writer/director David Ayer attempted to bring DC Comics' ragtag group of antiheroes to the big screen with...
Old: Shyamalan's Streak of Disappointments Continues (Blu-ray)
The Film: M. Night Shyamalan, a name that was once thought to be the next great voice in horror with his startling, Oscar-nominated...
A Clockwork Orange: Kubrick's Masterpiece Celebrates 50 Years (4K/Blu-ray)
The Film: 2021 sees the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's masterful adaptation of Anthony Burgess' novel, " A Clockwork Orange," a...
Bringing Up Baby: A Masterpiece of Farce and Absurdity (Criterion Blu-ray)
The Film: The legendary director Howard Hawks had quite the eclectic and distinguished career that included such classics as "Scarface,"...
Shrek: 20th Anniversary Edition: A Timeless Animated Classic for All Ages (4K/Blu-ray)
The Film: It's hard to believe that it's already been 20 years since the original "Shrek" was unleashed. I remember loving it from the...
Secrets & Lies: Mike Leigh's Engaging Tale of Family Connections (Criterion Blu-ray)
The Film: Mike Leigh is not your typical filmmaker. Whereas most writer/directors will work on a script for months, maybe even years...
The Undoing: An Intriguing Mystery with Curious Execution (Blu-ray)
The Show: David E. Kelley has had quite the extraordinary career, having created such smash hits as "Picket Fences," "The Practice," and...
Rick and Morty: The Complete Seasons 1-4: A Fantastic Collection of the Show Thus Far (Blu-ray)
The Show: There seems to be very little that I could add to my review of the fourth season of "Rick and Morty" in regards to my thoughts...
The Parallax View: A Mixed-Bag Political Thriller (Criterion Blu-ray)
The Film: Political thrillers have been a beloved sub-genre for several decades, giving us such renowned classics as "JFK," "All the...
Tenet: Christopher Nolan's Technically-Stunning and Overly-Convoluted Temporal Epic (Blu-ray)
The Film: Writer/director Christopher Nolan has never been one to think on a small scale. Even in his smaller films ("Memento, "The...
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