Tag: Paul Giamatti

The Catcher Was a Spy Review

More like the spy was a catcher, but still “You’re an unusual man, Mr. Berg,” says Jeff Daniels to a potential American spy, aging Red Sox catcher Moe Berg. …

Saving Private Ryan 4K UHD Review

Moral Reality Saving Private Ryan’s greatness comes from confronting war’s cruel lethality. It’s not only gore or the cinema verite camerawork. In among the multitude of expertly threaded small …

Ratchet & Clank (2016) Blu-ray Review

Clanking Clunker Rudimentary and thin, Ratchet & Clank better fits on Saturday mornings. Passe character development leaves this adaptation of Sony’s PlayStation videogame series limited in appeal. And, in …

San Andreas 3D Blu-ray Review

Faulty San Andreas features a body count somewhere in the millions, a multitude of those deaths insinuated, some not. As with any blockbuster disaster cinema, audiences are meant to …

Madame Bovary Blu-ray Review

A strong Madame Bovary adaptation starring Mia Wasikowska that breathes new life into the classic novel French author Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary is one of the most significant novels …

Ides of March Review

Everything here is a game, a play on words, a manipulative deal, or a planned process. Nothing happens by accident.