NOBODY [4K UHD] (2021): "As a story of an aging badass who tries to get out but finds himself pulled back in, Nobody never becomes especially original. However, the movie pulls off its action and thrills with such style and aplomb that I donít care." Starring Bob Odenkirk, Christopher Lloyd. Universal, $44.99, 6/22/2021.
MADAME CURIE [BLU-RAY] (1943): "A fairly rudimentary biopic, Madame Curie mightíve become a decent effort with a better lead performance. However, Greer Garson renders the title role so inert that she handicaps the rest of the movie." Starring Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon. Warner, $21.99, 6/29/2021.
WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY [4K UHD] (1971): " As a movie, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory remains as fun and engaging as ever after 50 years. Itís one of the rare flicks that works equally well for adults and kids, and it holds up nicely through repeated viewings." Starring Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson. Warner, $41.99, 6/29/2021.
THE CRAFT: LEGACY [BLU-RAY] (2020): "Whether you call it a remake, a reboot or a sequel to 1996ís The Craft, 2020ís The Craft: Legacy doesnít hit the mark. It mixes awkward thematic concepts with underdrawn horror to become a forgettable experience." Starring Cailee Spaeny, Zoey Luna. Sony, $25.99, 12/22/2020.
THE COMPANY MEN [BLU-RAY] (2010): "With a solid theme, The Company Men boasts decent relevance. It also manifests some good moments but lacks the consistent narrative and balance that would make it more compelling." Starring Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones. Anchor Bay, $14.98, 6/7/2011.
CHAIN LIGHTNING [BLU-RAY] (1950): "Despite its apparent emphasis on high-flying action, Chain Lightning never kicks into gear. Instead, it mixes lackluster aircraft scenes with turgid melodrama." Starring Humphrey Bogart, Eleanor Parker. Warner, $21.99, 6/22/2021.
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