Liam Neeson as the world-weary protagonist in an action thriller has become its own successful subgenre. His particular set of skills led the Taken franchise…

In 2002, Shawn Ryan presented a controversial new take on the cop show with The Shield. Here was a drama where the protagonists were almost…

Please Stand By gets points for its sensitive portrayal of Star Trek fans and people with autism. Trekkies are generally depicted as annoying geeks with…

DVD Review: Heist

April 10, 2016 0

Heist is the offspring of John Q and Speed. There’s a heist, a hijacked bus, hostages, and a sympathetic lead. In this case, we have…

DVD Review: Dragon Blade

December 30, 2015 0

Dragon Blade was produced for those clamoring to see Jackie Chan fight John Cusack and Adrien Brody. Which is precisely no one. Okay, there might…

Blu-ray Review: Mr. Holmes

December 7, 2015 0

Was the world truly crying out for yet another version of Sherlock Holmes? We’ve seen Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller bring Doyle’s famed detective…

Blu-ray Review: Love & Mercy

September 29, 2015 0

Music biopics generally follow a specific formula. The film opens with the subject in his later years on the cusp of his professional comeback. He…