Idris Elba

Zootopia Review

In many ways Zootopia is classic Disney, but you'll be surprised at some of the other films it draws inspiration from.

The Roundup Episode #9 – Sexy Men

In this week's episode we take a break from our usual discussion of the latest pop culture news and focus instead on a primary topic of expertise: SEXY MEN.

The Gunman Review

The Gunman stars Sean Penn as a sniper in a film that feels past its prime. Despite a stellar supporting cast including Javier Bardem, Idris Elba and Ray Winstone, the only thing on mark is the aim of the protagonist.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Review

While it boasts an outstanding leading performance from Idris Elba as late South African civil rights leader Nelson Mandela, Justin Chadwick's Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is overlong and lacks focus.

Thor: The Dark World Review

While it’s undoubtedly going to make a lot of money at the box office thanks to branding and the franchise juggernaut that fuels it, Thor: The Dark World isn’t a good movie. It might appeal to those who live only for credit stingers, plot twists that can be undone mere moments after they happen, or those who enjoy comic book epics indiscriminately, but this really does represent a turning point for the character and the series it now finds itself entrenched within.

Blu-Ray Round-Up: 10/28/13

This week on the home entertainment front, we take a look at new Blu-Rays for Pacific Rim, Slap Shot, R.I.P.D., High Plains Drifter, and Eyes without a Face.

Pacific Rim Review

Despite a cliche, overly melodramatic story and grating comedic relief characters, Pacific Rim is still a more than worthy summer blockbuster.

This Week in DVD: 6/12/12

We review a whopping 7 films currently out on DVD. There's a whole bunch of good, not great and a couple of real stinkers as we look at Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, Machine Gun Preacher, The Collapsed, Madison County, The Prodigies, and Demoted

Prometheus Review

A forced attempt to resurrect the Alien franchise, Prometheus disappoints with a jarring combination of stunning visuals and a terribly half-baked script.