Luc Besson’s Visually-Captivating, Sci-Fi Spectacular Comes to Home Video

In 1997, Luc Besson released The Fifth Element, a visually-captivating sci-fi adventure which netted four Cesars, including Best Film and Best Director. A couple of decades later, Luc is back with Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, an even more innovative, outer space odyssey, if that’s possible.The groundbreaking

Top Ten DVD List for December 5, 2017     

Angry Inuk [Endangered Species Expose\’ about Canadian Seal Hunts] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B073SCDSVP/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The War Show [Syrian DJ Documents Her Country\’s Civil War] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B075VVTRVP/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Gun Runners [The American Dream… Kenyan Style]

Sentimental Tale of Redemption Credits a Compassionate Charles Dickens for the Way We Celebrate Christmas

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is considered the preeminent novelist of the Victorian Era because of his touching and timeless tales that shed light on the plight of the poor. He probably began developing an empathy for the less fortunate at an early age. That\’s because he had to drop out of school to work in a factory to support the family after

For movies opening December 1, 2017

Wonder Wheel (PG-13 for sexuality, profanity, smoking and mature themes) Woody Allen wrote and directed this ensemble drama, set on Coney Island in the Fifties, revolving around a carousel operator (Jim Belushi) whose waitress wife  (Kate Winslet), falls for a strapping, young lifeguard (Justin Timberlake). With Juno Temple, Max

Frances McDormand Delivers in Dark Comedy Reminiscent of “Fargo”

Twenty years ago, Frances McDormand won an Academy Award for Fargo, a delightful whodunit set in a tiny Minnesota town inhabited by a cornucopia of colorful local yokels. In that Coen Brothers’ black

Unlikely-Buddies Action Comedy Available on Home Video

World-class bodyguard Michael Bryce\’s (Ryan Reynolds) services were in great demand when a Japanese tycoon (Tsuwayuki Saotome) was executed on his watch. That botched operation ruined not only his professional reputation but his romantic relationship with Interpol agent Amelia (Elodie Yung). In fact, his career took such a

Superhero Cyborg: Body by Fisher!

Ray Fisher was born in Baltimore on September 8, 1987, but raised in Lawnside, New Jersey, where he developed an interest in acting while still in high school. After graduating, he attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy before launching his career.

Top Ten DVD List for November 28, 2017           

Alfred Hitchcock: The Ultimate Collection [15 Films and 10 TV Episodes] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B074Q1QHRW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-2 The Defiant Ones: Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine [4-Part Documentary] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0764F2D7Q/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Lost in Paris [French Farce Featuring Mime and Slapstick]

For movies opening November 24, 2017

Coco (PG for mature themes) Animated musical fantasy revolving around a 12 year-old wannabe mariachi musician (Anthony Gonzalez) who runs away from home accompanied by a trash-talking trickster (Gael Garcia Bernal) after his disapproving parents deliberately destroy his beloved guitar. Voice cast includes Benjamin Britt, Edward James Olmos and Renee Victor. (In English and Spanish with subtitles)

Top Ten DVD List for November 21, 2017       

Bob Hope: The Ultimate Movie Collection [21 Classic Comedies] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B075M7P2R7/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Holiday Inn [75th Anniversary Edition] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B074Q1PKCY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Time to Die [Arturo Ripstein\’s Landmark Mexican Western]

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