Fresh on Blu-ray: ‘LA LA LAND’, April’s Criterion Collection, ‘UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS’ and ‘DETOUR’

April 25th, 2017 | Blu-ray Review | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor Good musicals are rare these days. Cinema has grown since the Golden Age and more has to be done for audiences to forgive a world that is off singing and dancing in la la land. LA LA LAND Rated PG-13, 128 minutes. Director: Damien Chazelle Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Amiée Conn, Rosemarie DeWitt and J.K. Simmons Damien Chazelle’s LA LA LAND is one of the most appeasing films as of late. It has memorable dance ...


Movie Review: ‘GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2’ is a mixtape of strong ideas

April 24th, 2017 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

 Courtney Howard // Film Critic GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2, 2h 17min, PG-13 Directed by: James Gunn Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Kurt Russell, Elizabeth Debicki, Sylvester Stallone The first GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY was a humongous breath of fresh air for Marvel. Not only did it change the future landscape for the brand, it was unlike anything we’d ever ...


‘FREE FIRE’ goes south in the best way – chatting about the loose cannon nature with its talent

Preston Barta // Editor FREE FIRE Rated R, 90 minutes. Director: Ben Wheatley Cast: Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Sharlto Copley, Sam Riley, Cillian Murphy, Michael Smiley, Jack Reynor, Babou Ceesay, Enzo Cilenti and Noah Taylor A conversation with filmmaker Ben Wheatley, stars Armie Hammer and Sharlto Copley One of the most gratifying and contrasting cinematic detours for audiences is the chamber feature, a film most discernible by its focus on ...