Tag: paramount

Crawl Blu-ray Review

Gator Needs Food Badly Played straight despite the concept’s absurdity, Crawl brings genuine thriller tactics between moments of blundering decision making. There’s not much call to take action against …

The Addams Family (1991) Blu-ray Review

“Death at Sea. She’s hooked” It’s never clear how/why the Addams’ survive when electrocuted or poisoned – they take joy in the macabre, and appreciate pain. Maybe it’s centuries …

Rocketman 4K UHD Review

Elton John Musical Biopic Is A Wild Ride Director Dexter Fletcher, hot off his success with global smash Bohemian Rhapsody, takes an entirely different tact for the inventively surreal …

What Men Want Blu-ray Review

Taraji P. Henson Transitions Into Comedy Taraji P. Henson stars in this gender-flipped remake of Mel Gibson’s 2000 comedy What Women Want. Henson’s What Men Want sees the Empire …

Bumblebee 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Buzzing Bumblebee’s success is easy to chart. For one, it’s less than two hours rather than the tiring, overlong mainline films in the Transformers series. And second, it’s self-mocking. …

Instant Family Blu-ray Review

Instant Script There isn’t a surprise in Instant Family’s story. It’s a movie made to pull some heartstrings and push out a few sarcastic laughs. For that, it’s fine. …

The Cloverfield Paradox Blu-ray Review

Three-leaf Clover Two things will keep The Cloverfield Paradox relevant long term. One is the name, attaching the film to 2008’s Cloverfield and the equally great 10 Cloverfield Lane. …

Overlord 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Overdone Fun There’s a fine small scale WWII film in Overlord. Four US soldiers crash down in occupied France prior to D-Day, infiltrating a Nazi castle to KO their …