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Film Critic Jeff Beck
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Film Nominations for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Dune (2021): A Beautiful, but Flawed Adaptation (4K/Blu-ray)
The Winners of the 79th Annual Golden Globe Awards
The Top Ten Films of 2021
Phoenix and Las Vegas Critics Go for Belfast; SEFCA Praises Power of the Dog
The Missing: Season One: An Expertly-Crafted Mystery (Blu-ray)
The Show: Just when you thought that the mystery genre had been killed off on television by the plethora of dull procedural forensics...
Echoes: A Bland, Cliche-Filled Horror Offering (Blu-ray)
The Film: There seems to be a strange misconception among young, wannabe filmmakers that horror films are the easiest genre to tackle in...
Turn: Season One: A Compelling, Character-Driven Drama (Blu-ray)
The Show: After the massive and disappointing failure of “Black Sails,” I was incredibly hesitant to try another show in which history...
Big Hero 6: An Exciting and Emotional Adventure (Blu-ray)
The Film: “Big Hero 6,” Disney’s latest animated adventure, takes its inspiration from a Marvel comic series of the same name by Steven...
Whiplash: A Compelling Music Drama (Blu-ray)
The Film: “Suffering for your art” films are certainly nothing new. Whether it’s dancing, singing, acting, or playing an instrument, it’s...
Dumb and Dumber To: An Embarrassing and Juvenile Sequel (Blu-ray)
The Film: Way back in 1994, the Farrelly Brothers brought us an amusing little comedy called “Dumb and Dumber.” Well, at least seeing it...
The Theory of Everything: A Pair of Great Leads Almost Saves a Struggling Biopic (Blu-ray)
The Film: It seemed almost inevitable that, one of these days, we’d be getting a film based on the extraordinary life of astrophysicist...
101 Dalmatians (Diamond Edition): An Enduring Disney Classic (Blu-ray)
The Film: In 1961, Walt Disney Studios was riding on a creative high after releasing the masterpiece “Sleeping Beauty” in 1959....
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day: An Unsatisfying Mix of Comedy and Drama
The Film: “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” based on the book of the same name by Judith Viorst, tells the...
John Wick: The Best Action Film in Years (Blu-ray)
The Film: After “The Matrix” Trilogy concluded in 2003, Keanu Reeves followed up its massive success with mostly sub-par films such as...
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