‘Oranges’ Should Have Stayed on Shelf
By a Front Row Features Staff Reporter After a lackluster performance in theaters last fall, “The Oranges” is rolling out on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, May 7. The problem with this so-called comedy that is so unappealing and flavorless it should have stayed on the shelf. What’s supposed to [...]
‘One Night With the King’ Available on Blu-ray
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features The 2006 historical epic “One Night With the King” has arrived on Blu-ray. Lushly shot and beautifully scored in the grand style of classic Hollywood biblical epics including “Ben-Hur,” “The Ten Commandments” and “Spartacus,” the drama tells the story of Hadass [...]
Jeremy Irons’ ‘Beautiful’ Life
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Jeremy Irons emerged as an international star more than three decades ago with the dual success of the big screen romantic drama “The French Lieutenant’s Woman” and the groundbreaking British TV series “Brideshead Revisited.” Irons, who has since enjo [...]
Back to the Water for James Van Der Beek
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—James Van Der Beek made a name for himself as the title character in the hit 1990s TV teen drama “Dawson’s Creek.” He returns to high school in the heartwarming drama “Backwards,” now available on home video. Only this time, he plays Geoff, an athleti [...]
A Dark ‘Day’ Has Dawned
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features Early in “The Day,” Dominic Monaghan turns to his fellow survivors and quizzically utters, “Where are we?” But “The Day” doesn’t have dinosaurs, smoke monsters or other supernatural elements as the TV series “Lost” did, in which the British actor played another [...]