drama

  • ‘Lion’ Blu-Ray Review

    Starring: Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman, David Wenham, Nawazuddin Siddiqui & Benjamin Rigby. Directed by: Garth Davis Synopsis: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he...
  • Kino Lorber’s Release of ‘The Good Son’ is Available for Pre-Order

    Kino Lorber is set to release the much anticipated title The Good Son, starring our favorite child star actors Macaulay Culkin and Elijah Wood. One of my favorite films of the early 90’s, The Good Son has been a staple memory in my childhood growing up. Macaulay Culkin’s character, unlike Kevin McAllister...
  • October Sky (1999)

    Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Laura Dern, Chris Cooper, Chris Owen, Chad Lindberg & William Lee Scott. Directed by: Joe Johnston Synopsis: Jake Gyllenhaal and Laura Dern star in October Sky, a touching and inspiring drama that’s based on a true story. Working in the coal mines was an inescapable way of...
  • Jane Got a Gun (2015)

      Starring: Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton & Noah Emmerich. Directed by: Gavin O’Connor Synopsis: Jane Hammond has built a life on the rugged western plains with her husband Bill “Ham” Hammond and young daughter. When Ham stumbles home riddled with bullets after a run-in with the relentless John Bishop and...
  • The Mean Season (1985)

    Starring: Kurt Russell, Mariel Hemingway, Richard Jordan & Andy Garcia Directed by: Phillip Borsos Synopsis: Mean Season- When inclement conditions with unpredictable and severe storms pummel the coastal areas , the pattern of weather that occurs in Florida during the late summer months. Nearing burn out, the career of Miami...
  • Pit Stop (1969)

    Starring:  Brian Donlevy, Beverly Washburn, Richard Davalos, Ellen Burstyn, Sid Haig & George Washburn. Directed by: Jack Hill Synopsis: Richard Davalos stars as Rick Bowman, a street punk who winds up in jail after a street race goes wrong.  Bailed out by race promoter Grant Willard, Davalos is put...
  • Retaliation (1968)

    Starring: Jo Shishido, Hideaki Nitani, Meiko Kaji & Akira Kobayashi Directed by: Yasuharu Hasebe Synopsis: A tale of gang warfare that features a raft of the period’s most iconic stars, Akira Kobayashi is a yakuza lieutenant who emerges from jail to find his gang dispersed and his aging boss in his...
  • To Sir, With Love (1967)

    Starring: Sidney Poitier, Judy Geeson, Christian Roberts, Suzy Kendall & Lulu Directed by: James Clavell Synopsis: A sixties classic about an earnest teacher who takes up a position in a touch school in London’s East End. Video: Twilight Time’s release of ‘To Sir, With Love’ is a 1080p restoration on a...
  • Tokyo Drifter (1966)

    Starring: Tetsuya Watari, Chieko Matsubara, Tamio Kawachi, Hideaki Nitani & Eiji Go Directed by: Seijun Suzuki Synopsis: In this jazzy gangster film, reformed killer Tetsu’s attempt to go straight is thwarted when his former cohorts call him back to Tokyo to help battle a rival gang Video: Criterion has done a...