Replicas: An Ambitious Film that Doesn't Quite Deliver - Out Now

ReplicasReplicas follows William Foster (Keanu Reeves), a neuroscientist working to transfer human consciousness into a computer and artificial body. He and his assistant, Ed Whittle (Thomas Middleditch) are close to a breakthrough when William and his family are in a car crash and his wife (Alice Eve) and their three children are killed.

Thinking fast, William calls Ed to help him move the bodies to their lab so he can save and transfer their minds. Ed, who has been tinkering with cloning, might be able to grow them bodies. The problem is, there are only three cloning tanks.

William must make the difficult choice what three family members to replicate and live with the consequences.

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Blu-ray Review: Glass - An Excellent Conclusion to the Trilogy - Out Now

GlassToday the comic book thriller Glass, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, comes to 4k Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. Glass is the third film in a trilogy that started almost twenty years ago with the release of Unbreakable, followed by the more recent Split years later. No one had any idea that the first two films were related until the credits were ready to roll on the second film, with a scene showing that both took place within the same universe, which sparked people’s excitement for more.

In the first film, a comic book art dealer, Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson), a.k.a. Mr. Glass, is born with “brittle bones” disease, which causes him to be easily injured and suffer multiple breaks throughout his childhood. He feels that if he exists, he must have an opposite. He makes it his mission to find such a person, and eventually tracks down David Dunn (Bruce Willis), a lone survivor of a train crash that Price himself caused. Dunn subsequently finds himself to be super strong and nearly invincible, except for his weakness of water. Dunn becomes a super hero of sorts, a crime-fighting vigilante, The Overseer, helping the weak, as he also has the unique ability to see flashes of the criminal pasts and futures of others with only a touch. The only one aware of his abilities is his son, Joseph (Spencer Treat Clark). At the end of the film, Price is committed to a psychiatric facility.

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Blu-ray Review: Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase is a Fun Caper for the Whole Family

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Blue-ray I reviewed in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own.

Nancy Drew and the Hidden StaircaseBased on the classic book series, Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase, executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres, follows the sleuth teen as she uncovers a new mystery.

After her mother passes, Nancy (Sophia Lillis) and her father (Sam Trammell) move from Chicago to the small town of River Heights. Longing for adventure, Nancy often gets into trouble trying to help others, as it’s not always in the most constructive ways. It’s the last straw when she retaliates against a bully (Evan Castelloe) after he humiliates one of her best friends, Bess (Mackenzie Graham), and causes property damage. The sixteen-year-old is sentenced to community service picking up trash by Sheriff Marchbanks (Jay DeVon Johnson).

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Blu-ray Review: Krypton: The Complete First Season - A Unique Vision of the Superman Universe

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Blu-rayTM I reviewed in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own.

Krypton: The Complete First SeasonTwo generations before the planet was destroyed, Krypton tells the story of Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe), Superman’s grandfather. After Seg’s own grandfather (Ian McElhinney) is killed for treason for believing in a threat from another world, their family is stripped of their title and rank.

Seg grows up with his parents in the lower class of the planet in Kandor City, with a corrupt government, getting into bar brawls to make extra money. On top of that he’s in love with Lyta-Zod (Georgina Campbell), who is to be bonded to someone else.

When he stops a terrorist and is offered a rise again in rank as part of another family, his parents urge him to accept and make a better life for himself. However, everything changes when he is approached by the time-traveler Adam Strange (Shaun Sipos).

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Blu-ray Review: First Man - An Impressive Look into Neil Armstrong's Life and Achievements - Out Now

First ManThe film First Man is based on the book First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong by James R. Hansen. It tells the story of Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) and his work in the space program and the decade leading up to the first manned mission to the moon, the famed Apollo 11.

The film focuses on not only Armstrong’s heroic achievements, but also his life and more private moments that most people don’t know about.

Although the film from Steven Spielberg, directed by Damien Chazelle, looked beautifully done from the trailers, I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect, as this isn’t normally the kind of film I would watch. However, I’m quite glad that I did.

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Blu-ray Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp - Available Tomorrow on Blu-ray and Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD

Ant-man and the WaspAnt-Man and the Wasp picks up after the events of Captain America: Civil War, with Scott Lang/Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) on house arrest after having breeched the Sokovia Accords.

Lang wakes up from what he believes to be a dream from his time in the Quantum Realm (see Ant-Man), where he sees Janet van Dyne (Michelle Pfeiffer) and experiences one of her memories.

It is soon revealed that Janet, husband of Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and mother of Hope (Evangeline Lilly), who they had all thought to be lost in the Quantum Realm, is in actuality alive and contacting Scott.

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DVD Review: The Gifted: The Complete First Season - Out 9/25 on DVD

The GiftedThe television series, The Gifted, is set within Marvel’s X-Men universe, but in an alternate timeline where the X-Men have left. In the series, the government is trying to eradicate all mutants.

The story starts in Atlanta, Georgia, when Clarice Fong (Jamie Chung), known as Blink, a mutant with teleporting abilities, escapes from prison. After being tracked by John Proudstar/Thunderbird (Blair Redford), she is brought by his group to the mutant underground, where they run a safe haven for mutants.

Meanwhile, mutant Lorna Dane/Polaris (Emma Dumont), is captured by the anti-mutant Sentinel Services and sent to prison, where a collar is put around her neck to suppress her abilities. She is seen by district attorney Reed Strucker (Stephen Moyer), who offers her a reduced sentence if she gives up information on the underground movement. She does not.

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DVD Review: Counterpart: The Complete First Season - Out Now

CounterpartThe ten-episode science fiction series follows Academy Award Winner J.K. Simmons in a dual role, as Howard Silk, who has a boring desk job in a Berlin-based United Nations agency at the Office of Interchange. He works in the low-level Interface division, where he exchanges call-and-response messages with other agents behind glass. He, however, knows nothing about the purpose of his role at the agency and doesn’t ask.

He has the same routine every day, from going to the park to play Go with his friend, to going to work, to concluding with his visit to see his wife Emily (Olivia Williams) at the hospital, who has been comatose for six weeks after being struck by a car.

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DVD Review: Pacific Rim Uprising - Out Now

Pacific Rim UprisingPacific Rim Uprising takes place ten years after the events of the original blockbuster film, when humanity won the war against the Kaiju, an alien race who came to earth from another dimension through a breach in the ocean floor.

The film follows former pilot Jake Pentecost (John Boyega), the son of a legendary Jaeger pilot who sacrificed himself to save the world.

While most cities of the world have rebuilt, some relief zones still remain, where people like Jake survive by selling old Jaeger parts on the black market.

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DVD Review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure - Out Now

Maze Runner: The Death CureMaze Runner: Death Cure is the third installment in the Maze Runner series, based on the book series of the same name by James Dashner. The films take place in a dystopian future where there is a deadly virus, the Flare, that has wiped out much of humanity as well as turned many of the infected into zombie-like killers called “Cranks.” The story follows the journey of Thomas, played by Dylan O’Brien, and his friends as they try to escape the reach of the group W.C.K.D. and save humanity.

In the first film, the characters awake with no memory in a place called The Glade, where they are forced to survive and find their way out of a deadly ever-changing maze. After escaping they learn that that maze is part of an experiment from W.C.K.D. (the World Catastrophe Killzone Department), where scientists are using children, some of which are immune, to find the cure for a disease called the Flare.

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