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Title: The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Written by: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg

Starring: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz, Tom Wilkinson, Christoph Waltz

Studio: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Film Rating: ★★★½☆

Review by: Emmett Grady

January is usually a terrible month for new releases, so it’s surprising that The Green Hornet saw a January 14th release. But despite the troubled production and awkward release date, The Green Hornet is a refreshingly entertaining buddy comedy that more than makes up for the lack of quality last summer.

While not a substantial comic book film like The Dark Knight or Spider-Man 2, The Green Hornet entertains in its own mad-cap goofy ways, with guidance from Michel Gondry, strong performances, and Evan Goldberg’s and Seth Rogen’s script. (more…)

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Title: Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete

Edition: “Complete” Blu-ray

Director: Tetsuya Nomura, Takeshi Nozue

Writer: Kazushige Nojima

Producers: Square Enix, Sony Pictures

Film Rating: ★★★½☆

Blu-ray Features Rating: ★★★☆☆

Review by: Bill Jones

The Film

There is no shortage of films that beg the question – can pure visual stimulation save a film’s otherwise uninspired content? Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children comes the closest to answering that question in the affirmative. (more…)

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ghostbustersboxTitle: Ghostbusters

Edition: 25th Anniversary Blu-ray

Director: Ivan Reitman

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis

Producers: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Columbia Pictures

Film Rating: ★★★★★

Blu-ray Features Rating: ★★★½☆

Review by: Bill Jones

The Film

Ghostbusters was the epitome of the action-comedy (and horror) of its time, and holds up against the best in modern cinema. Its dialogue makes subtle riffs on the ridiculous situations in the film, and the performances of Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis in their prime make it one of the classics of a generation. (more…)