Crowded Blu-ray/DVD week features a beauty and a beast

June 6th, 2017 | Blu-ray Review | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor There's been a huge push from Disney to give all their beloved animated classics live-action updates. While the results have been relatively mixed, everything from the upcoming THE LION KING to ALADDIN is set to empty your pockets and wow your kiddos. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017) Rated PG, 129 minutes. Director: Bill Condon Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad and Kevin Kline Available today on Blu-ray, DVD and ...

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Criterion’s ‘GHOST WORLD’ release is the boo diggity

May 28th, 2017 | Blu-ray Review | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor GHOST WORLD (2001) Rated R, 111 minutes. Available Tuesday on Blu-ray and DVD through the Criterion Collection. To go along with the release of MARTIN SCORSESE'S WOLRD CINEMA PROJECT NO. 2 is 2001’s GHOST WORLD, a mature and intelligent fiction film directed by Terry Zwigoff (BAD SANTA, CRUMB). Based on a cult-classic comic by the film’s co-writer, Daniel Clowes (WILSON), GHOST WORLD paints a vivid portrait of two ...

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Scorsese preserves world’s forgotten films through Criterion

May 28th, 2017 | Blu-ray Review | 1 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor There’s a reason why Martin Scorsese is such a celebrated filmmaker. It’s not just because he has created some of the most iconic and acclaimed movies of all time like TAXI DRIVER, RAGING BULL and GOODFELLAS. It’s also because of his awareness of other filmmakers’ work and how he restores neglected films. MARTIN SCORSESE'S WORLD CINEMA PROJECT NO. 2 Not rated, about 588 minutes. Available Tuesday on Blu-ray and DVD ...

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