Review: ‘Slow West’

Slow West 2015 Movie Review

As far as Westerns are concerned, until this week, I thought I’d seen it all. With such films like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Dances with Wolves, Unforgiven, High Noon, and Once Upon a Time in the West among others, what more could filmmakers draw from this genre that hasn’t been said already? Enter Slow West. What I would consider more of a dark, comedic tragedy, the movie embarks on an original story that has little to say, but presents itself in such a manner that leaves you forgetting you’re watching a Western. Continue reading

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Bring Home the Award-Winning ‘12 Years a Slave’ on Blu-ray and DVD March 4

‘12 Years a Slave’ on Blu-ray and DVD March 4

I’m predicting the future, and what I foresee is that 12 Years a Slave will win Best Picture at the Oscars on March 2 and the home video sales will skyrocket once it releases on March 4, the following Tuesday. That’s perfectly timed isn’t it? 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment announced today the big release date for one of the most critically acclaimed films of 2013 – it was in my top 5 that’s for sure. Check out all of the special features, along with the box cover art after the break. Continue reading