OnGoldenPond

Today in Movie History: December 4

Grumble… grumble… On Golden Pond… snarky comment… turgid Oscar bait… accolades it didn’t earn… dated more badly than bell bottoms…  FINE, I’LL LEAD WITH IT. It opened today in 1981. Frankly, I would have rather started with Young Sherlock Holmes, a handsome bit of 80s popcorn from Barry Levinson detailing the early adventures of the ubiquitous detective (well played by …

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Brawl in Cell Block 99: Blu-Ray Review

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Carpenter, Don Johnson, Marc Blucas and Tom Guiry Written by: S. Craig Zahler Directed by: S. Craig Zahler Original Year of Release: 2017 Run Time: 132 minutes Rated: NR Brawl on Cell Block 99 requires a fair amount of unpacking afterwards. Once you get past the fact that it’s flat-out brilliant, unspeakably violent, and includes the greatest performance Vince …