It’s been nine years since Matt Damon last wore the all-black ensemble of Jason Bourne, the assassin-turned-amnesiac who only wants to be left alone. Sure, there was 2011’s rotten Bourne Legacy, but we haven’t gotten a true Bourne film since the fantastic trilogy-capper The Bourne Ultimatum. It seemed the franchise couldn’t go any further,
The Godzilla movie we should have had sixteen years ago.
This weeks biggest releases are Lincoln, Killing Them Softly, and A Royal Affair. Lincoln gave Daniel Day-Lewis a Oscar win for his remarkable performance as president Lincoln. Here’s a clip from Lincoln: And as usual, please don’t hesitate to share what Blu-Rays and DVDs you’ve bought recently, or plan to buy this
The Bourne Legacy continued without Matt Damon, Ted and Ice Age: Continental Drift are the big releases this week in my opinion. A fun difference in genres too with Animation, Comedy and Action/Drama. All three films had good releases and plenty of people enjoyed them! Also, the first season of
Abraham Lincoln is, for Hollywood at least, a Great American Mascot – a metaphor for the aspirational ideals of an entire nation. The difficulty of retelling the Lincoln story is not in locating a new angle but the challenge of mining nuggets of intimacy from the bedrock of legend. The
This week Video Vault gets moved by the heartwarming tale of 1998’s Simon Birch. Loosely based on John Irving‘s 1989 novel A Prayer for Owen Meany, the film stars Jurassic Park‘s Joseph Mazzello and first-and-only-time actor, Ian Michael Smith, as best friends growing up in a 1950’s small New England