Login

Gallup Sun

Sunday, Feb 18th

Last update07:04:53 PM GMT

You are here: Home

Film

Black Panther adds some energy to the Marvel formula

E-mail Print PDF
Rating: ««« out of ««««

Running Time: 135 minutes

It seems like it has been only a short time since a superhero film opened in cinemas... wait, it has only been a few months since the last title. Regardless, audiences should prepare to be inundated once again with the arrival of the first of three Marvel Comics adaptations coming this year. Thankfully, Black Panther is a solid addition to the franchise cannon and one that should provide viewers with plenty of action and thrills.

The story involves the African nation of Wakanda. After the passing of King T’Chaka (John Kani) in a bombing (depicted in the Captain America: Civil War film), Prince T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman)...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Feb. 16, 2018

E-mail Print PDF
It’s time for another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray on DVD. There are some very interesting new releases coming your way, as well as a massive amount of older flicks making their high definition debuts. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

The Ballad of Lefty Brown - This western involves a kind-hearted but slightly slow-witted cowboy who works a ranch with his lifelong friend. When his pal is elected to the Senate and promptly murdered, Lefty sets out to take revenge for his buddy’s death. However, the lead finds the task more difficult than anticipated after he ends up...

The 15:17 To Paris use of non-actors’ derails film

E-mail Print PDF
Rating: « out of ««««

Running Time: 94 minutes

The 15:17 to Paris is a biopic that chronicles the actions of three US military servicemen who thwarted an assailant on a passenger train bound for Paris in 2015. Of course, the three men involved: Spenser Stone, Anthony Sadler and Alek Skarlatos acted bravely and showed incredible heroism under great duress.

However, their real-life exploits would have been served much better by a documentary. As a narrative feature, this movie is dramatically flat and completely ineffective.

Director Clint Eastwood chooses to focus on the three men, beginning with their childhoods and how they became friends, before detailing their adult career...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Feb. 9, 2018

E-mail Print PDF
Welcome back to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. This edition is one of the busiest in quite some time, with all sorts of intriguing fare. So, if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

BIG NEW RELEASES!

24 Hours to Live - This independent, multi-national production involves a hired assassin who is killed on the job. However, technology allows for the hitman to be resurrected for one full day. Brought back to life he sets out to right some wrongs and make up for his mistakes in the limited time he has left. Reaction towards this action flick wasn’t exemplary. A few called it ridiculous B-movie fun that works as...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Feb. 2, 2018

E-mail Print PDF
Alright, it’s time for another look at new arrivals on Blu-ray and DVD. There’s lots of interesting stuff coming in a wide variety of genres. So, if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

BIG NEW RELEASES!

Boo 2! A Madea Halloween - Tyler Perry returns in this holiday-themed sequel. This time out, the lead’s 18-year-old granddaughter heads out to a frat party at a campground. Madea does not approve and heads out with her friends to retrieve the youngster. Upon their arrival, a gaggle of monsters are unleashed and go on the rampage... that is, until they run into the protagonist. Reaction from the press was extremely negative...
  • «
  •  Start 
  •  Prev 
  •  1 
  •  2 
  •  3 
  •  4 
  •  5 
  •  6 
  •  7 
  •  8 
  •  9 
  •  10 
  •  Next 
  •  End 
  • »

Page 1 of 62