Category: DVD Reviews

  • Rambo – DVD review

    Twenty years after the last film in the series, John Rambo (SYLVESTER STALLONE) has retreated to northern Thailand, where he’s running a longboat on the Salween River.

  • National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets – DVD review

    Treasure hunter Ben Gates (Nicolas Cage) embarks on a new adventure in director Jon Turtletaub’s sequel to “National Treasure.” Ben and his father, Patrick (Jon Voight), take great pride in their ancestors and their family’s devotion to the United States.

  • Untraceable – DVD review

    Directed by Gregory Hoblit (“Fracture”), “Untraceable” follows F.B.I. cybercrimes specialist Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) as she attempts to track down a serial killer who brazenly displays his murderous deeds on the Internet.

  • The Great Debaters – DVD review

    Denzel Washington directs and stars in this uplifting drama based on a true story about a small East Texas all-black college in 1935 that rises to the top of the nation’s debate teams in a duel against Harvard.

  • Mad Money – DVD review

    Academy Award® winner Diane Keaton (“Something’s Gotta Give”), Oscar® nominee Queen Latifah (“Chicago”) and Katie Holmes (“Thank You for Smoking”) star in “Mad Money,” a comedy about three ordinary women who form an unlikely friendship and decide to do something extraordinary—rob one of the most secure banks in the world.

  • P.S. I Love You – DVD review

    Two-time Oscar winner Hillary Swank tries her hand at romantic comedy in this touching film based on the bestselling Irish novel. Holly Kennedy (Swank) and her charming Irish husband Gerry (Gerard Butler) are a young couple struggling to get by in New York City.

  • The Golden Compass – DVD Review

    “The Golden Compass” is an adaptation of the first book in the beloved but controversial fantasy series by Phillip Pullman. The story opens with Lyra Belacqua (Dakota Blue Richards) an orphan girl who lives in an alternate world that is similar to earth, but where people’s souls exist outside of their bodies in animal form.

  • 27 Dresses – DVD review

    Jane is idealistic, romantic and completely selfless – a perennial bridesmaid whose own happy ending is nowhere in sight. But when younger sister Tess captures the heart of Jane’s boss — with whom she is secretly in love – Jane begins to reexamine her “always-a-bridesmaid….” lifestyle.

  • One Missed Call – DVD review

    In the tradition of “The Ring,” “The Grudge” and “Dark Water,” “One Missed Call” is yet another moody Japanese ghost story to be adapted for American screens.

  • Juno – DVD review

    The word “quirky” has become the quick and easy way to describe films such as “Little Miss Sunshine” and “Lars and the Real Girl” that straddle the lines between indie and studio films and comedy and drama.