On Movies: My Favorite Harrison Ford Films

On Movies: My Favorite Harrison Ford Films In the bygone days of yesteryear, most moviegoers didn’t go to theaters to catch the latest film in a franchise or a movie “made” by a famous director. My late mother, Beatriz Diaz-Granados, used to tell me stories that when she was a kid in the ‘30s andContinue reading “On Movies: My Favorite Harrison Ford Films”

Movie/DVD Review: ‘The Fugitive’

The Fugitive (1993) Written by: Jeb Stuart & David Twohy. Story by: David Twohy Based on: The Fugitive television series created by Roy Huggins Directed by; Andrew Davis Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Joe Pantoliano, Jeroen Krabbé, Andreas Katsulas The Fugitive, director Andrew Davis’ (Under Siege) feature film adaptation of the classicContinue reading “Movie/DVD Review: ‘The Fugitive’”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Han Solo (Endor) Action Figure

“I have a really bad feeling about this.” – The Figure Han Solo volunteered to lead the mission to destroy the new Death Star’s shield generator on the forest moon of Endor, where he and his strike team encountered Scout Troopers and Ewoks. – Character description blurb, Han Solo (Endor) On April 20, 2020, RhodeContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Han Solo (Endor) Action Figure”

4K UHD Blu-ray News: Paramount’s ‘Indiana Jones 4-Movie Collection’ Box Set to be Released on June 8

Indiana Jones fans, rejoice. The Man with the Hat and his adventures – well, the extant four – will be released on 4K UHD in less than three months. That’s right. On June 8, to mark the 40th Anniversary of the release of Raiders of the Lost Ark,[1] Paramount Home Media Distribution and Lucasfilm willContinue reading “4K UHD Blu-ray News: Paramount’s ‘Indiana Jones 4-Movie Collection’ Box Set to be Released on June 8”

Blu-ray Box Set Review: ‘Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures’ (2012)

On September 18, 2012, Paramount Home Media Distribution and Lucasfilm Ltd. released Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures, a five Blu-ray disc box set of the four Indiana Jones feature films produced by George Lucas and directed by Steven Spielberg. It consisted of: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark[1] (1981) Indiana Jones andContinue reading “Blu-ray Box Set Review: ‘Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures’ (2012)”

Book Review: ‘The Complete Making of Indiana Jones: The Definitive Story Behind All Four Films’

This film could very easily not be a hit. All films are a risk. I mean, there’s no way to know. You can’t predict a hit.” – George Lucas, on Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981 On May 20, 2008, Del Rey Books – an imprint of Ballantine Books, a division of Penguin Random HouseContinue reading “Book Review: ‘The Complete Making of Indiana Jones: The Definitive Story Behind All Four Films’”

‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Han Solo (Bespin) (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Figure)

Han Solo: Scoundrel, Pirate, Rebel On April 28, Hasbro released its Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary collection of action figures and other collectibles from its ongoing Star Wars The Black Series line. Meant to commemorate the Ruby Anniversary of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, this wave of 6-inch scaleContinue reading “‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Han Solo (Bespin) (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Figure)”