Heaven Is For Real (PG, 99 minutes, Sony) — The most successful Christian-faith movie in recent years is based on the book of the same name by Todd Burpo. The film dramatizes what happened after Burpo’s 4-year-old son Colton emerged from a life-threatening surgery with descriptions of what …
With 2013 behind us, you may have had your fill of the blockbuster offerings on DVD, Blu-ray and online services. Maybe it’s a good time for some palate-cleansing via less- known titles released in the past year.
FBI agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock), explains Spanx to detective Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy) in “The Heat.”
Those of us who spent entirely too much time listening to Bill Cosby records in our youth can't help but have a lingering affection for Cosby himself and for characters he created, perhaps most famously Fat Albert.
Public fascination with Elizabeth Taylor endures. "Cleopatra," famous as much for launching her romance with Richard Burton as for any cinematic virtue, will get a 50th-anniversary release on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday. And it will be back on the big screen in select Cinemark theaters on Sunday.
Quentin Tarantino is one of the most maddening filmmakers around. He loves movies, loves them in an omnivorous way. There is no film so obscure, no moment so bizarre, that Tarantino has not mentally filed it and considered a way to use it in one of his movies.
The world of video games has inspired quite a few movies, but it's hard to think of one as clever as "Wreck-It Ralph."
The Academy Award nominations are out, so if you plan to complain about what wins, you have until Feb. 24 to see the films in contention.
New Year's Eve lost some of its luster in April.
Ohio may not have been the best place for the release of the DVD and Blu-ray of "The Campaign" on Tuesday.
One of the great delights of television is "Mad Men," and its latest release on DVD and Blu-ray also sets a high bar in terms of extras.
• Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket" is back on Blu-ray in a two-disc 25th-anniversary set ($34.99) in what Warner Entertainment likes to call "premium book-style packaging." Very classy, unless you tightly file your Blu-rays; then this taller-than-most-Blu-rays box might be tough to fit …
Like a real-life "Mr. Holland's Opus," the documentary "Thunder
Soul" shows how one teacher can influence young people for the good
through the rest of their lives.
"A Christmas Story" hasn't just seeped into the culture, it has