Life Itself (2014) – Steve James

    Releasing today from Magnolia Home Entertainment is this fantastic documentary about Roger Ebert, renowned film lover and critic. Put together by director Steve James, and using Ebert’s own memoirs and interviews, the film takes us into a life that will be tied with film and the love of cinema forever. I could sit…

Life’s A Breeze (2014) – Lance Daly

  Released towards the end of last month, this little gem, Life’s a Breeze, isĀ available now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. Fionnula Flanagan is Nan, an elderly woman who lives in a cluttered home and puts up with her layabout son, Colm (Pat Shortt), who collects his weekly welfare, andĀ dreams of winning the lotto. She also…

ABCs of Death 2 (2014) – Various

  Available today from Video Services Corps. is a second installment in what is bound to be an ongoing series, ABCs of Death 2. Like the first collection, 26 different directors are given a letter from the alphabet, and are asked to concoct a short film featuring a demise caused by something involving that letter….

Honeymoon (2014) – Leigh Janiak

  Also available on Blu-Ray and DVD today from Magnolia Pictures is this creepy thriller starring Game of Thrones’ Rose Leslie and Penny Dreadful’s Harry Treadaway. Bea (Leslie) and Paul (Treadaway) are newlyweds, who have decided to have a quiet honeymoon at her family’s cabin in the Canadian wilderness. After the first night there, which…

Frank (2014) – Lenny Abrahamson

  Michael Fassbender is the titular Frank in this amusing and entertaining dark comedy that is being released to DVD and Blu-Ray today from Magnolia Home Entertainment. The film follows a young, would-be musician, Jon (Domhnall Gleeson), and how he becomes involved in a rather eccentric pop band that is fronted by Frank, who never…