Author - Kevin Filipski

Digital Week – Nov 6

Robin Williams—Comic Genius (Time-Life) When Robin Williams committed suicide in 2014, the world was robbed of one of its greatest comedians, an endlessly inventive and original performer who was always “on” whenever in...

Digital Week – October 30

Blu-rays of the Week Mamma Mia 2—Here We Go Again (Universal) In this otherwise turgid sequel to the inexplicably beloved stage and screen musical comprising many Abba songs, Lily James (as Meryl Streep’s character when...

Digital Week – August 7th

Blu-rays of the Week Overboard (Lionsgate/MGM) Remaking a forgettable 1987 Goldie Hawn-Kurt Russell vehicle in 2018 might seem a non-starter, but someone thought pairing Mom’s Anna Faris and Mexican star Eugenio Derbez...

Digital Week – July 31st

Blu-rays of the Week Billy Budd (Warner Archive) Peter Ustinov directed and stars as the honest Captain Vere in this straightforwardly dramatic 1962 adaptation of Herman Melville’s classic novella set on a British...

Digital Week – July 24th

Blu-rays of the Week Ready Player One (Warner Bros) Ernest Cline’s novel about a near-future of virtual-reality domination—especially in the OASIS, which is primarily channeling 1980s pop culture—has been brought to the...

Digital Week – July 18th

Blu-rays of the Week Dietrich and von Sternberg in Hollywood (Criterion) One of the Criterion Collection’s best recent boxed sets is this six-disc journey through the groundbreaking films made by director Josef von...