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Widows 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Breaking Chicago Widows is a basic heist movie. It opens with a shoot-out. Chased by police, robbers attempt an escape in their van, firing shots from the open rear …

Fences Blu-ray Review

Fenced In Originally written for the stage in 1987, conditioned for film in 2016, and set in post-WWII Pittsburgh, Fences’ lessons and messages cling to no specific time. Through …

Suicide Squad 3D Blu-ray Review

Squadmates Jared Leto’s abysmal Joker can’t diminish Margot Robbie’s entertaining Harley Quinn portrayal, but Suicide Squad struggles from the get go. It’s rushed to capitalize on Marvel’s success, and …

Suicide Squad Review

For the third time this summer, a villain shoots a spiraling beam into the sky which the protagonists must stop. It’s coincidence, if an amusing one as Warner’s comic …

Lila & Eve Blu-ray Review

Lila & Eve purports to be a dramatic portrait of grief in a time of loss. Viola Davis struggles to accept the murder of her son who was shot …

Blackhat Blu-ray Review

Michael Mann’s soggy two-hour ode to the internet at its worst The NSA has high-level employees dumb enough to open email attachments in order to change their password. This …

Get On Up Blu-ray Review

James Brown Biopic has incredible A/V quality; deserves multiple Oscar noms Following up The Help, director Tate Taylor fishes for more Oscar nominations with his masterful Get On Up, …

Ender’s Game Blu-ray Review

Ender's Game becomes a film which is both too fast and too slow, projecting cliff notes in a rush to embellish screens with dizzying zero gravity training spectacles.