Marlene's DVD Review

Marlene’s DVD Review : Mr. Turner [VIDEO]
"Mr. Turner" is a biographical film about the career of British artist J.M.W.Turner (1775–1851), who is played by Timothy Spall.  Spall does a fine job portraying the eccentric painter.  Turner's life was full of emotional turmoil, including the death of his fa…
Marlene’s DVD Review : Inherent Vice [VIDEO]
In the flick "Inherent Vice", Joaquin Phoenix plays private detective Larry "Doc" Sportello.  He lives in a Cali beach town and spends a good deal of his time smoking marijuana.  But he's basically a harmless guy with a good heart.  His latest …
Marlene’s DVD Review : Top Five [VIDEO]
'Top Five' is a movie written by Chris Rock, directed by Chris Rock, & starring (you guessed it!) Chris Rock.  So...if you're a fan of Chris Rock, then (obviously) you should see the movie.  And I'm pretty sure you're gonna like it a lot.
Marlene’s DVD Review : Big Eyes [VIDEO]
The movie 'Big Eyes' is based on the true story of Walter Keane (played by Christoph Waltz).  His paintings of big-eyed children made him a popular artist back in the '50s.  But the real truth was that his wife Margaret (Amy Adams) actually painted every single one of them.&…
Marlene’s DVD Review : The Best of Me [VIDEO]
"The Best of Me" combines drama & romance, which is pretty much my kinda movie.  What can I say?  I'm a sucker for a chick flick!  It's about a couple who falls in love in high school, but circumstances ultimately tear them apart.  They find themselves crossing paths again twenty years…