Author Archives: Mark Dujsik

About Mark Dujsik

Film critic since 2001. Writer/editor/publisher of Mark Reviews Movies, and contributor for RogerEbert.com and Magill's Cinema Annual. Member of the Chicago Film Critics Association and the Online Film Critics Society.

DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 6/26/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: The Artist, writer/director Michel Hazanavicius’ loving and direct homage to the silent era, might seem like it exists solely as an exercise in style, but he populates the film with characters who … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 6/19/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: By any definition, Jeff (Jason Segel) is a slacker.  He’s unemployed.  He lives with his mother (Susan Sarandon).  He smokes pot regularly.  It’s a chore even for him to leave the house … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 6/12/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: The introduction of Sherlock Holmes’ (Robert Downey Jr.) archnemesis Professor James Moriarty (Jared Harris) is the best thing about Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.  Just as the exuberant first film turned … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 6/5/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: Edgar Rice Burrough’s 1912 tale of a Civil War veteran who travels to Mars is, according to just about every analysis, the template for practically every pulpy science-fiction yarn to come afterward. … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 5/29/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: We Need to Talk About Kevin details the lifelong battle between a mother and her son.  From before he was born, Eva (Tilda Swinton) has resented her son Kevin (played by three … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 5/22/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: A lovingly rendered adaptation of Mary Norton’s children’s book The Borrowers, The Secret World of Arrietty has a fantastic understanding of its miniscule heroes.  Director Hiromasa Yonebayashi and the artists of Studio … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 5/15/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: Just before the man vs. nature conflict begins in earnest, there’s a scene in The Grey that sets a tone of inevitability.  In it, Ottway (Liam Neeson), the survivalist with a mysterious … Continue reading

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