Tag: Forest Whitaker

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray reviews: “Paper Towns,” “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” and “Dope”

In a genre dominated by teenage girls, it’s refreshing to have some movies about the male experience, especially since so many YA films...

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”

Lee Daniels, the eclectic director whose previous films include the grim Oscar-winner, Precious, and the pulpy The Paperboy takes on the...

Film, Film Reviews

Film Review: “Out of the Furnace”

Pearl Jam’s now classic song, “Release,” opens and closes Scott Cooper’s excellent new film, Out of the Furnace. Taken from their...

DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “A Dark Truth”

Part Michael Clayton, part Rambo, this eco-thriller certainly has more going for it than your typical B-movie....


DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Reviews: A Slam Dunk and a Missed Layup—”More Than a Game” and “Hurricane Season”

With the NBA All Star Game behind us and March Madness just around the bend, two new DVD releases about basketball should keep all you...


Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Brick City”

Image via CrunchBase When my grandparents emigrated from Eastern Europe, it was to Newark, N.J. that they came. My parents were born and...