‘4 Moons’ Shines a Light on the Search for Love

"4 Moons" DVD coverIn the bonus interview on the DVD for his 2014 film “4 Moons,” director Sergio Tovar Velarde revealed he was inspired by the concept of the four stages of a man’s life. In this film, he crafts the story of men of various ages struggling with coming out, accepting themselves and forging lives with love.

A schoolboy acts on his attraction to an older pal, forcing his parents to come to terms with his sexuality. Two college friends fall in love, but the stress of the closet might be too much for both of them. A thirtysomething couple, together for years, find their relationship threatened by an outsider. An older man faced with the end of his career and perhaps the finality of his life becomes obsessed with a hustler.

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‘God’s Own Country’ Finds Room for Love

God's Own Country on DVD“God’s Own Country” is at last on DVD.

The film focuses on Johnny (Josh O’Connor), a young man whose life is forever changed when he is forced to work with a Romanian immigrant on his Yorkshire farm.

Johnny simmers with rage, drinks himself blotto when he can and has quick sex with random locals.

But when his ailing father forces him to work with Gheorghe (the handsome Alec Secareanu), Johnny finds his irritation falling way to desire and then something much more powerful.

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Check out ‘Supergirl’s’ amazing promo for ‘Wonder Woman’

Supergirl, Wonder Woman and Lois Lane walk into a bar ….

That’s the premise for this great, loopy one-of-a-kind promo CW cooked up for the new “Wonder Woman” film.

It was a surprise when it aired during the “Supergirl” season finale earlier this week. Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) has been fighting her arch-enemy Rhea (Teri Hatcher) while the president (Lynda Carter) works to repel the Daxamite invasion.

But clearly somebody at CW saw an epic chance to bring together Supergirl, the original Wonder Woman (Carter) and Lois Lane (Hatcher) for this trippy salute to DC’s first stand-alone female super-hero film. I love it.

And the early word on “Wonder Woman” is good, too. Maybe the Amazon can shatter that box office glass ceiling.

I am Obsessed with ‘The LEGO Batman Movie.’ Send Help.

Beware, Evildoers! Batman is - wait. Did he just wink at me?
Beware, evildoers! Batman is – wait. Did he just wink at me?

“The LEGO Batman Movie” deserves to win the Best Picture Oscar.

No, “The LEGO Batman Movie” deserves to win all the Oscars.

Sure, the film doesn’t hit theaters until Feb. 10, but I am confident it is the best film either you or I will ever see in our lifetimes.

Check out the trailer!

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‘Batman v Superman’: Dawn of the Dimwits

The gang is all here: 'Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.'
The gang is all here: ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.’

In Warner Bros.’ “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” DC Comics’ two greatest titans go mano-a-mano.

The loser: Audiences.

Warning: There be spoilers. If you haven’t seen the film – and I encourage you to wait until it’s on TNT some Sunday morning next year – tread at your risk.

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